Smart antenna? No
Closed Captions? No
CECB certified? Yes
Recorder? No
NTSC tuner? Yes
Analog cable tuner? No
QAM tuner No
Component video inputs 0
S-video inputs 0
Composite video inputs 0
Digital audio input No digital audio inputs
DVI outputs 0
HDMI output No
Component video outputs 0
S-Video outputs 0
Composite video outputs 1
RF outputs 1
Digital audio output No digital audio outputs
480i Yes
480p Yes
720p No
1080i No
1080p No
Surround sound Yes
Ethernet No
Additional info The Sansonic FT-300A Atsc Converter box comes with the converter box, AC Adapter, remote control w/2 AAA batteries, User manual and RF Cable. The converter package does not include the RCA Audio/Video connector cable.

  • CECB certified (Is this a certified Coupon-Eligible Converter Box)

    CECB stands for Coupon-Eligible Converter Box. This means that a box that is CECB certified is eligible for U.S. government coupon which is worth $40. Households can apply to get such coupons via U.S. DTV web page and then use the coupon to get CECB certified DTV converter for free.

  • EPG (Electronic program guide (EPG))

    EPG stand for Electronic Program Guide and is an on-screen guide to scheduled broadcast television or radio programs. EPG allows the viewer to browse upcoming programming with the remote control.

  • Recorder (Integrated video recorder (HDD))

    If the DTV converter has a built-in recorder it can be used to record broadcasts.

  • NTSC tuner (Integrated analog over-the-air tuner (NTSC))

    NTSC tuner is an analog tuner which can pickup over-the-air (OTA) broadcast signals. The tuner will become obsolete on Feb. 17, 2009, as the USA switches to digital only OTA broadcasts.

  • Analog cable tuner (Integrated analog cable tuner)

    Analog cable tuner is required to receive the analog cable broadcasts. Cable companies are not obliged to switch over to digital transmissions on Feb 17, 2009, and thus the analog tuner can still be of use in some regions.

  • Smart antenna (Smart antenna)

    A smart antenna system combines multiple standard antenna elements with a signal-processing capability to optimize the reception pattern automatically in response to the signal environment. In other words, smart antenna saves the trouble of manually adjusting the antenna for optimal reception.

  • Closed Captions (Support for Closed Captions (CC))

    Support for closed captions means that the digital-to-analog converter box can convert over-the-air digital closed captioning for display on analog TV sets. According to the FCC rules all DTA converters are obliged to support this feature.

  Rating: 3 / 5 Value for money: 2 / 5

I bought this and used it for about 6 months now my tv remote wont work on my tv, It just turns the the sansonic box on and off but not the tv. It's like the sansonic box reprogrammed my tv remote to only work on the sasonic. very strange

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  Rating: 1 / 5 Value for money: 1 / 5

I bought and used three of these. One by one all three remotes died.

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  Rating: 3 / 5 Value for money: 3 / 5

Audio reproduction could be a bit clearer. Nice picture quality although not as good as say the channel master cm7000.

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