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Channel stuck and can't record shows the same night

When I first programmed the recorder, it stuck on a cable channel, and now I can't change the channels manually.

Also, I decided at 10 p.m. to set the timer to record a show that had just started but the screen rolled over to the next day's date. I was unable to set the timer for the show that had just started and ended up not recording it because I couldn't manually change the channel to set OTR.

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Your two problems are related - the DVD player lost contact with the local PBS channel, which altered its internal clock.

Add a red, white and yellow cable from one of the outs on the back of the cable box to the slot marked AV1 IN on the back of the Philips. Then redo the channel programming - press the System Menu button and change Tuning Band to CATV - it will then ask you if you want to do an Auto Channel Set - say Yes.

Once it is done with the channel programming, turn the DVD player to whatever channel PBS is on in your area's cable service. Then go back to System Menu - select Clock Set and go to Auto. Alternatively, you can select Manual under Clock Set and change the date by hand).

Good luck!

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Posted on Feb 15, 2009

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