I have found the built in tuner does not always work. Certain channels have a message from Comcast indicating you need to get their converter box. All I know is it took me months to get the from Comcast.
Newport City Elementary School
166 Sias Avenue
Newport, VT 05855
From: School Information Technology Discussion [[log in to unmask]] on behalf of Matt Brittenham [[log in to unmask]]
Sent: Friday, March 09, 2012 10:46 AM
To: [log in to unmask]
Subject: Re: Cable TV in the classroom…..
Who needs converter boxes? You can plug the cable straight into the
TV, and use the built-in tuner.
On Fri, Mar 9, 2012 at 10:36 AM, Bryan Thompson
<[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> I found out by a teacher that our *free* cable TV throughout the district
> has been removed by Comcast. I called Comcast and I was told we can have
> three converter boxes for free, but additional boxes would be fifty cents
> per month to have cable TV. What are other districts doing, if anything at
> all for cable in the classroom?
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> Bryan Thompson
> Technology Coordinator
> Winooski School District
> 60 Normand Street
> Winooski, VT 05404