Digital television includes high definition television. It uses digital signals to give you the movie on your screen. This is in contrast to the traditional televisions which use analog signals to form the picture on the screen that you watch.
What makes the picture quality better in the digital television?
It is the digital signals that the television uses to give the movie on the screen. The screen of these high definition televisions have more number of pixels than the traditional television working on the analog signals. Due to this the picture that is produced on the screen is more sharp and clear as compared to that formed in the screen of traditional televisions working on analog signals.
These televisions work on small bandwidth and give the advantage of multicasting and datacasting to the broadcaster. By multicasting the broadcaster is able to broadcast the programs to different viewers at the same time. It is like storing several files on one single DVD. The broadcaster similarly is able to broadcast several programs on one channel.
The broadcaster or the cable system operator can cast data on the channel along with the programs. Thus it gives the advantage to the cable operator to display different type of information which may be related to the price changes in the merchandise store or the list of the programs that are about to be shown.
You can use the scart lead to record the programs on the digital television. If you have some important appointment when your favorite program is aired or have to go shopping then all you have to do is get a digital video recorder that provide you with the facility to record the programs so that you can watch them later. But just check the capacity of the DVR to record the live TV. They come in different capacity and you can buy them on the basis of your choice and requirement.
You watch more number of channels than on your analog television. The picture is clearer, sharp with high resolution, the sound quality is more superior and picture and sound quality is little affected when there is a storm or the weather goes bad.
If you want to enjoy the experience of digital view on your analog television then you need a set top box or a converter which function by converting the digital signals to the analog so as to form a picture on your analog television. You attach the converter to your television and set the antenna so that you enjoy the show.