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Model 55311 Can you pick up digital tv without converter box?

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I am thinking that you have a Mitsubishi WS-55311. If this is the case, you will need a converter box to receive digital television signals.

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In short no. You will need to obtain a digital conversion box. The only way to receive digital TV is with a digital receiver that is either built in to your TV or to use a converter.

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