How do you hook up a converter box to a smart TV? Using the coaxial wire that comes with your Converter Box, plug one end into the “Out To TV (RF)” port on the Converter Box. Plug the other end into the “Antenna In (RF)” port on your TV. Plug the power cords on your Converter Box and TV into a power outlet, and turn on your TV and Converter Box.
What year TV needs a converter box? On June 12, 2009, all full-power analog television transmissions ended in the United States. Viewers who watch broadcast television on older analog TV sets must use a digital converter box.
Can I use a converter box on a smart TV? Do smart TVs need a converter box? Many modern Smart TVs do not require a digital converter box to receive a broadcast. However, it is best to read the fine print of the TV brand and model to find out whether or not you are going to need one.
What channels do you get with a digital converter box? Every national network like NBC, Fox, CBS, ABC and even the CW broadcasts to local affiliates. These affiliates are responsible for producing your local news and other local programming. And each of these will most likely be received by your digital converter box.