Best built in digital tuner

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  1. ESA1178

    ESA1178 Topic Starter SatelliteGuys Pro

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    Hi all

    Which TV do you think has the best built in tuner?
    I am currently running my rooftop antenna (CM) through a Tivo Bolt.
    But The Tivo seems to drop channels and sometimes comes and goes..
    I'd like to bypass the Tivo and go thru a stand alone OTA DVR...

    Thanks a bunch

    Mark
     
  2. osu1991

    osu1991 SatelliteGuys Master

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    The Tivo Bolt is a standalone OTA DVR. ;)

    Bolt has a weak tuner compared to the previous Tivo Roamio
     
  3. ESA1178

    ESA1178 Topic Starter SatelliteGuys Pro

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    I figured out that the CM Pre Amp on the antenna must be at fault. Because when I bypass the rooftop antenna and hooked up an interior HD panel antenna, all my local channels returned.
    I am considering getting the GE 33685 Pro Outdoor Antenna. Any thoughts on that ?

    Thanks

    Mark
     
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    harshness SatelliteGuys Master

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    We need to see some details or your local TV stations to make a thoughtful recommendation.

    TVFool is one such source and you can post a link to the results.

    The best TV tuner in the world isn't going to fix your TiVo.
     
  5. jayn_j

    jayn_j Press On Regardless
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    Looking at the posts on TIVO community, I think the issue may be reliability, not sensitivity. Multiple posters have mentioned significant loss of sensitivity that suddenly occurs at the 1 year mark. Makes mme very happy with my Roamios.
     
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