By Apr. 29, homes in Maricopa
and Pinal counties must make
one of three choices to
continue watching Eight’s
• Keep your analog TV and
antenna, and buy a digital-
to-analog converter box
• Buy a digital television set
• Subscribe to a Pay TV
service (such as cable or
You have until July 31 to
apply for two $40 coupons
to buy a converter box.
Coupons are FREE.
The only personal information you
must provide are: name, address,
& how many TV’s are hooked to a
to apply online.
Call 1.888.388.2009 to apply
Need more help?
Find out more at
E-mail us at AskEight@asu.edu
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Analog and Digital
Eight’s analog television signal goes
away in Maricopa and Pinal counties
after April 29. Digital television (DTV) is
the new standard. Old TVs had analog
tuners (analog = NTSC). New TVs have
digital tuners (digital = ATSC). A tuner
is a device that receives over-the-air
A digital converter box takes digital
signals (ATSC) and converts them to
analog signals (NTSC) so digital signals
can play on older analog TV sets.
Digital converter boxes are
on sale now
Digital TV converter boxes are now
for sale. You can purchase boxes at many
department stores, TV and electronics
retailers, and through online vendors.
Find your nearby retailer at http://www.
You don’t have to use a discount
coupon to purchase a converter
box. The coupons are simply a benefit
offered by the federal government to
make the switch to digital TV easy and
affordable for everyone.
Use your coupon now
Coupons expire 90 days after issue
so act soon to benefit from the $40
Coupons are valid only toward the
purchase of certified boxes. The
packaging will be clearly marked.
Coupons cannot be combined and will not
cover any sales tax or shipping charges.
Reapply for expired coupons