Friday, June 19, 2009

Battery-powered TVs useless this storm season


An option to convert portable analog sets to digital:

• Winegard DTV battery pack: $15,

• Venturer-brand converter box: Target, $50

• Six D-batteries: $10

• Passive antenna: $10-$20

Small or older portable TV sets that do not have an external antenna input will not be able to receive digital signals. A few options to replace your old set:

• Dynex 7-inch LCD portable analog/digital TV: $150,

• Accurian 7-inch LCD portable analog/digital TV: $150,

• Haier 7-inch portable handheld LCD HDTV: $150,

• Coby portable 7’-inch widescreen LCD TV: $140,

• iView portable 7-inch widescreen TFT LCD TV: $120,

Other resources:

• DTV Help line : 888-CALL-FCC (888-225-5322).

• For more information and to find a local support center visit:

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