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I have lost the signal from my set top box to my TV

There are three Led on the front of the box. One is named "Sandby" and the other "Function"

The red "Function" LEd has come on and the signal between box and TV is lost.

I can still watch terrestrial TV.

There is no mention of the "Function" Led or its purpose in the users manual although it is shown in the picture of the box.

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Sorry guys but I went and bought a replacement set top box for $20

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