How Do You Tune A TV To High Definition Channels?
Cable companies and satellite companies often offer “high-definition” channels corresponding to major networks such as ABC and HBO. Such stations carry the same shows as the network ordinarily would, except that some of them are broadcast in HD–making them much sharper and clearer on your screen. In addition, basic networks will broadcast certain shows in high definition as well, which you can receive even if you don’t have cable. Depending on what you hope to watch and what kind of television you have, receiving an HD channel can be as easy as turning on the set. Check the capabilities of your television set. Any set built after March, 2007 is HD-ready, which means it can receive high-definition signals with no added equipment. Many earlier sets have these capabilities too, though sets that are more than a decade old require an HD tuner to receive high-definition signals (and depending on the model, may not be HD-capable at all). Your owner’s manual should tell you if your TV set can