Television Compatibility

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The WolfTV digital cable system delivers signal via Clear QAM.  Your television or other tuning device requires a QAM tuner in order to receive the signal.  Check your television’s specifications with its manufacturer.  WolfTV is not responsible for loss of signal due to a television compatibility issue.

QAM tuner required

  • In order to receive WolfTV, your TV must have a QAM tuner.
  • Most major-brand TVs, 2010 or newer, will have one, but some do not.
  • If your TV does NOT have a QAM tuner (e.g., box-shaped CRT, older flat screen) you’ll need to do one of the following:
    • Buy a newer TV that has a QAM tuner.
    • Add a digital converter with a QAM tuner. Check locally or online for sources.

Before you buy a TV

  • It is your responsibility to make sure that the TV has a QAM tuner.
    Check the TV’s specifications with its manufacturer.
  • These tuners are NOT QAM-compatible:
    • ATSC (digital)
    • NTSC
  • Please check the two manufacturer lists below.
    NOTE: Neither list is complete.

These PROBABLY have a QAM tuner:

  • LG
  • Panasonic
  • Samsung
  • Sharp
  • Sony


  • Some models of these manufacturers do not have a QAM tuner.
  • You may need a code to activate the TV.
  • Consult the manufacturer for details.

MANY of these DO NOT have a QAM tuner:

  • Element
  • Seiki
  • Upstar
    • Some Upstar models can receive a QAM signal if the firmware is updated.
    • For details, contact Upstar technical support: 877.908.6777, ext. 3.
  • Westinghouse