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Magnavox TB100MW9

DTV Digital to Analog Converter. ATSC Tuner ENERGY STAR comp Read more

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Overall 1
1.0

Remotes go bad

flay_13, CNET
15 March 2014
  • Summary: We have used several of these boxes in my house. The remotes have stopped working on many of the boxes and it is costly to replace them.
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Overall 2
2.0
Value for money 2
2.0

Magnavox TB100MW9

raceeagle, AfterDawn.com
14 September 2012
  • Summary: Purchased 2 at Walmart. One the remote never did work. The second one, the remote crapped out within 2 years. Have yet to see a 5 star review of this box after 1 year of ownership. Magnavox will sell me a replacement remote for about $20.00 with S&H. Without the crappy remote the box is nothing more than a plastic paperweight. This box has done a great job of flushing the Magnavox name down the toilet for many customers!
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Overall 6
6.0
Value for money 6
6.0

Magnavox TB100MW9

linthead, AfterDawn.com
11 August 2009
  • Summary: Sound volume differs depending on the audio out setting. Select “RF OUT” at step 5 in the “Setup Wizard” on page 13 if you are using the RF connection to pass the signal to the TV and feel the volume is too low.
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Overall 4
4.0
Value for money 6
6.0

Magnavox TB100MW9

Vicious88, AfterDawn.com
12 June 2009
  • Summary: Pros: Easy setup and usage. Cons: Does not automatically scan for newly added stations (or at least mine doesn't). It also softens the volume of the channels significantly, making it hard to hear many things and increasing the volume that you have to keep your TV at. Going even further into the cons, I've found several universal remotes on the shelves that already boast compatibity with most Converter boxes, and, hoping to simply my coffee table down to just one remote,...
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Overall 6
6.0
Value for money 6
6.0

Magnavox TB100MW9

blueboy09, AfterDawn.com
4 February 2009
  • Summary: I bought this CB on Thanksgiving Day, and i recommend one thing, that you get a rabbit ears antenna and not a flat antenna cause it too difficult to zero in exact stations when you move antenna over the whole wall to get a good picture, and make sure you have an antenna that is amplified, cause I find it next to impossible to get stations without one, even in "direct line on sight" of a digital signal.
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Overall 2
2.0
Value for money 2
2.0

Magnavox TB100MW9

LING952, AfterDawn.com
2 January 2009
  • Summary: I bought this box on 5/24/08, and installed it the same day. Has worked fine until today...12/27/08 then two of the channels just disappeared. I redid the set up, unplugged tried again. Still no luck. I then looked the warranty is only 90 days on parts, and labor. 1 yr. on parts if you send it in. I was able to get ahold of customer service on 12/27/08 around 8pm central time.
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Overall 4
4.0
Value for money 4
4.0

Magnavox TB100MW9

petessf, AfterDawn.com
2 September 2008
  • Summary: Works fine for 4 months till one day it won't power up. Call the tech support they said box could be fried by power down. Don't recommand the box with no protection.
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Overall 4
4.0
Value for money 4
4.0

Magnavox TB100MW9

oldpink, AfterDawn.com
29 August 2008
  • Summary: I bought this converter for use with a rooftop antenna that is approximately 30 feet tall, about three months ago. I was pleased with the visibly better reception that I was able to get with stations that in analog signals were a bit fuzzy. I did notice occasionally that some channels that would have come in poorly in analog would sometimes not come in at all in digital, however, I suspect that is the nature of the digital medium.
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Overall 4
4.0
Value for money 4
4.0

Magnavox TB100MW9

rhas30, AfterDawn.com
1 August 2008
  • Summary: We bought two at Wal-Mart. You have to point the remote straight at the box for it to work,the volume is very low, and after calling customer sevice they said "sorry that is just the way it is". I will never buy anything for Phillips Magnavox again!!!
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Overall 2
2.0
Value for money 2
2.0

Magnavox TB100MW9

zax9433, AfterDawn.com
15 June 2008
  • Summary: Just purchased Magnavox TB100mw9 converter box atg Wal-Mart. Took it out of the box and hooked it up and would not work. Tried several outlets and different TV's. No luck.
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