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Feb 2009 This unit, L.G.LRM 519 will be rendered useless, in February 2009, it can not be converted to digital, it has a NTSC analog tuner and the system relies and operates on that tuner , Yours and my machine will be garbage, and at $600.00 I smell a class action law suit. Comments Please

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  • jocpdx Oct 14, 2008

    `The LRM519 records programs selected from its program guide and is able to change channels, however with a set top box,you must change the channels using the boxes remote. It is my understanding the new digital channels will not appear on the program guide and the LRM cannot change the channels on the set top box. Thanks beergut707



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  • marty747 Oct 15, 2008

    I too payed $600.00 When they first came out and had the same problem everybody seems to have with bad capacitors I replaced them, And got my unit up and running .I was hoping to be able to use a digital set top converter box.

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When I play dvds in my 519 the tv screen shows 2 complete pictures split verticlally down the center. Got B.S. from e-mails,any ideas?

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I have 4 of these units and each one has a problem with the main board which is not available from LG parts.

Are there any other options aside from legal action?

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Hi there
wouldn't a set top box work attatched to the unit, the spec says it will ?

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The USA switched to digital broadcasts of TV signal around February 2009. Before that, all TV stations were transmitting analog signals. This TV has an analog tuner and is not able to receive digital broadcasts.
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