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Can I hook up my hd tv to regular cable? Not worried about getting hd.

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Can I hook up my hd tv to regular cable? Not worried about getting hd.

We want to use our hd tv but don't want to upgrade. Can we just use the regular coaxial hookup?

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Re: Can I hook up my hd tv to regular cable? Not worried about getting hd.

If you are asking if you can view cable TV stations by connecting the coax cable directly to your TV, the answer is no. All channels are encrypted, and you need a DVR, cable box, digital adapter, or Cablecard tuner to decrypt them.

 

If you are asking if you can use coax cable to connect an HD TV to the output jack of a standard def cable box or adapter, then the answer is yes.