Greenlee School professor sees consumer drawbacks to digital TV conversion

Jan 21, 2009 Full story: Iowa State University

Click on picture for print quality version. Jeff Blevins, an assistant professor in ISU's Greenlee School of Journalism and Communication, has studied the country's digital broadcast conversion for a class he's ...

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Tallahassee, FL

#1 Feb 19, 2009
Another drawback is that I can no longer program my VCR or DVD recorder to record a TV broadcast unless I have my converter box set to the desired station. So if I'm out of the house, I can't program my VCR or DVD recorder to tape two different stations. I can only tape the station that I've selected on my converter box. No one told me this when I bought my new $300 DVD recorder just two months before the Feb 17 conversion!!!

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