Do I have to use Comcast digital converter box?

The adapter will allow the sets to receive all basic cable channels. Most Comcast customers already have digital cable service that allows them to get many more channels than that. Customers with digital boxes won’t have to do anything. Those sets will need the adapter.

Can I buy a DTA for Comcast?

For Comcast customers, one of those charges, called the “digital adapter” fee, has increased in 2017—from $3.99/month to $5.99/month. Unfortunately, unlike our modems and routers for Internet service, you can’t buy your own adapter and avoid the fee if you want digital TV service on multiple TVs without a set-top box.

What is a Comcast DTA box?

A Digital transport/terminal adapter (or DTA) is a device used by cable companies who are switching to all-digital cable systems. They typically have an RF input for receiving service, and a modulated output on Channel 3 or 4 that allows a TV to be set to channel 3 or 4 and have the tuner change channels.

What is a Comcast receiver?

A TV Box (also known as a digital cable box, digital converter box or digital receiver) processes digital-quality signals. You can get a Comcast TV Box by purchasing an Xfinity TV package online or by contacting us.

Can you connect Comcast cable directly to TV?

If your TV is an HDTV, you can use an HDMI cable to connect your Comcast box to your TV; if not, you’ll need standard A/V cables (the red, yellow, and white cables) to connect the box to your TV. The cable box should come with A/V cables. You can usually buy HDMI cables for under $15 online or in a tech store.

Can I plug Comcast cable directly to TV?

What’s the difference between Xfinity and Comcast?

At their roots, Xfinity and Comcast are the same thing. Comcast is the parent company, and Xfinity is Comcast’s brand for TV, internet, and home phone services.

What is the advantage of Xfinity X1?

With X1, you experience TV and Internet together like never before with advanced search, personalized recommendations, apps at home and on the go and the fastest in-home WiFi for all rooms, all devices, all the time. You can control almost all aspects of your TV with the Voice Remote.

Do you need a converter box for Comcast digital cable?

The cable is a Digital to Digital passthru AND a Digital to Analog converter. The reason why they are built like this is so it doesn’t matter what kind of TV you have. You can have an old tv or a new tv. Now not all old TV’s will work, you might have to buy a box to convert coax to composite, S-video or component.

How do I Activate my Comcast cable box?

Activate your cable box. Once your cable box has been connected, all that’s left to do is activate the service. To start this process, you can call Comcast at 1-855-652-3446, or you can go to the activation website at and sign in.

Where can I buy a Comcast TV box?

You can get a Comcast TV Box by purchasing an Xfinity TV package online or by contacting us. Find your TV Box and view the user manual and other support materials for it.

How do I set up my Comcast remote?

Set up your Comcast remote. Insert the batteries into your remote, then proceed with connecting it to your TV and cable box. Cable box and remote instructions vary from model to model, so consult your remote’s manual for instructions on synchronizing the remote with your TV and cable box.