I guess you just don't want to tell us what you don't like [about the Magnavox]. Your privilege.
After reading some of the customer reviews I started to see why.
Walmart.com : Magnavox Digital-to-Analog TV Converter Box : DVD Players & Recorders
And after I posted I saw this thread which didn't seem too flattering either - http://www.satelliteguys.us/hd-over...look-digital-transition-conversion-boxes.html