If I want to use this for tv will I need a tv tuner?

This converter simply converts broadcast signal from PAL to NTSC. It is required when you are using an NTSC TV in a country where PAL or PAL G is the broadcast signal. You need a TV antenna and a receiver or decoder as the source for this device. See XD-1190 for built in TV tuner.


How hot does this unit get in standby?

There are no cooling vents on the unit. Unit does not get very hot at all and if you are worried about using it where there is no ventilation, I wouldn’t be worried about that at all. The “wall-wort” (detachable low voltage power supply) does get warm (as every one I’ve ever seen does), but… Read More »