HomeWorx HW-150PVR ATSC Digital Converter Box w/ Media Player Function
The Mediasonic HW-150PVR is very popular option thanks to its excellent functionality and affordability. This converter box translates ATSC signals to analog, allowing older analog TVs to display digital over-the-air channels. Although the amount of channels the converter box picks up depends upon your antenna setup, most users report a high amount of channels and visual quality provided by this unit.
The units connectivity options allow for a variety of display options, including a component video (YPbPr) out, single HDMI output, and a coaxial output. The HW-150PVR is a single tuner, meaning only one show can be recorded at once, but programmed recording to a USB flash drive or external hard drive is supported. Other features include parental controls, closed captions, and analog pass-through. Although the interface may take some getting used to, this excellent digital to analog converter box is a well-rounded choice.