The Magnavox TB100MW9 is an affordable, ATSC digital-to-analog DTV converter that allows analog TVs to display free digital air-TV content. It includes both component (RGB) and composite video outputs, as well as RF. Most notable about the TB100MW9 is its analog pass-through, which allows users to tune into any remaining analog stations in their area. Additional features of the Magnavox TB100MW9 DTV converter include a trilingual on-screen display (English/Spanish/French), digital closed captioning, and V-Chip Parental Control 2.0. The Magnavox TB100MW9 retails for $39.99 and is eligible for a $40 government discount, per the June 2009 elimination of analog broadcasts.
The. U.S. government has a coupon program in place that allows each household to get two $40 coupons that can be put towards a DTV converter, such as this one. Each household can get up to two coupons. Coupons must be ordered from the government at the DTV transition website. This coupon effectively makes the cost of this converter box $10.
- Analog pass-through
- Aspect-ratio control
- Component, composite, or RF output
- Electronic Program Guide (EPG)
- Parental control