We cannot find our remote control and the TV has channel 4 skipped. We need the TV to be on channel 4 in order to receive the cable signal. Is there anyway to reset the skipped channels without having the remote control?
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need to know if a cable box is used. If using the built in converter there are more than 1 positions that can be selected. On one setting some channels are omitted. A channel scan is usually on the remote that came with the tv. It is under the menu option to do a channel scan. If some are skipped try to manually put the channels in to see if anything is there.
It depends on the TV a bit. Which model of Broksonic TV do you have? Do you have the original remote? (remotes.com has replacement remotes for many TVs.) Look at the TV (or the original remote) for a menu or channel add subtract option. (The TV is probably programmed to skip the channels that didn't have a signal in the past so you need to reprogram this.) If the TV is a really simple TV (with just the channel and volume controls on the TV), you'll need the original or a direct substitute remote (or a higher end programmable remote). Most basic universal remotes will control power, channel and volume but not the reprogram channels option (in my experience). If you can program the add/remove channels, press 60 on the remote, wait for the TV to go to that channel and then press the Add Channel button. Alternately, with the satellite receiver on, press the combination to search all channels and program the skip to channels with signal.
I hope this helps.
Cindy Wells (I had a really old Emerson TV; when the original remote started to fail, the cheap universal remote didn't handle the channel programming. Fortunately, the original remote would usually still work for that.)
Setting Up the TV
After you have finished connecting your TV, you can use Auto Program to set up your
channels. During Auto Program, the TV will automatically search for available channels and
program receivable channels.
(Make sure CABLE is connected on coaxial and you are not using any other connections such as cable box, hdtv or satellite antenna)
1 Press to turn on the TV. The Initial Setup screen appears.
2 Press on the remote control or on the TV front panel to start Auto Program, or press
To perform Auto Program again
1 Press .
2 Press g to highlight Channel Menu.
3 Press f to highlight Cable. Press to select.
4 Press F or f to highlight On or Off according to how you connected your TV. Press to
5 Press f to highlight Auto Program. Press to search for channels.
6 After Auto Program finishes, press to exit.
To reset the TV to factory settings
1 Turn the TV on.
2 Hold down on the remote control.
3 Press and release the POWER button on the TV front panel. The TV will turn itself off,
then back on.
4 Release .
✍ When you start Auto Program wait until it is finished; otherwise it will skip over channels that are
available. Perform Auto Program again to program receivable channels.
✍ The Initial Setup screen appears each time you turn on the TV until you perform Auto Program.
Auto Program [CH+]
First please connect
Usually the menu can be accessed from the buttons on the console, sometimes by pressing a "menu" button but other times by pressing both Volume or Channel (+ AND -, UP AND DOWN) buttons simultaneously. Menu levels are usually selected with one or the other of Volume or Channel, and toggles/selections with whichever doesn't do the levels.
Open main menu and select manual program. In this option check skip on/off option is there. Otherwise select autoprogram the channels are automatically stored, after completing autoprogram TV displays program edit option. In that you can choose your needs.