Samsung SIR-T451 High Definition Terrestrial Tuner - Many large-screen TV models that are HDTV compatible do not usually include a TV tuner capable of receiving free HDTV broadcasts. This is the ATSC tuner that you need to do so. Samsung is the leader in manufacturing these external tuners and the SIR-T451 is their latest, replacing the popular SIR-T351. Award-winning Samsung technology easily tunes and decodes all 18 ATSC Table 3 broadcast formats. With the Samsung SIR-T451, you can view HDTV, SDTV, and listen to Dolby(R) Digital 2.0 stereo or Dolby(R) Digital 5.1 surround audio through your audio system. Samsung solves output worries with a wide selection of output options including 1080i, 720p or 480p/i DTV formats, and connection options including DVI (1), Component (1), Composite (1), Audio-Rt/Lt, Dolby(R) Digital Coaxial and Optical. Attractive styling and affordable pricing make the Samsung SIR-T451 a perfect solution. Unit Dimensions - 14-15/16 (W) x 3 (H) x 12-3/8 (D) inches / Weight - 7.5 lbs Note - Free HDTV broadcasts require this tuner and an extra HDTV antenna. Antenna is not included in the price of this tuner.
Samsung's SIR-T451 is a crucial link to your enjoying free over-air digital television signals on your DTV-ready television or DTV-capable computer monitor. The SIR-T451 easily tunes and decodes all 18 ATSC broadcast formats so you can view HDTV, SDTV (standard-definition programming), and listen to your choice of Dolby Digital 2.0 stereo or Dolby Digital 5.1 surround audio through your sound system. Just plug in your receiver (and possibly an external antenna, not included) and start channel surfing.
You get a selection of output options, including 1080i, 720p, or 480p/i DTV formats, and connections include 1 each component-video, composite-video, and S-video, as well as a DVI (Digital Visual Interface) outfitted with HDCP (High-bandwidth Digital Content Protection). Audio jacks consist of a stereo (left/right) RCA output and a pair of digital-audio connections (1 each optical and coaxial). A programmable remote control simplifies operation of this and other components.
What's in the Box
DTV receiver, component-video cables, stereo analog audio cables, a remote control, 2 AA batteries, and a user's manual.