Question about RCA HD52W140 52" Rear Projection Television

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Weak Signal ..

The TV works fine .. turns on .. but I am hooking up cable with no cable box and all I get is weak signal .. when I run the assisted setup it completes and it tries to search for channels but it completes and none are found .. when I mess around with the signal type the channel comes on for like 2 seconds and then goes off again ... This is most likely something very easy to fix .. but it is driving me insane ... there is just a direct connection from the cable jack to the antenna A .. nothing else is connected to the tv .. and I have tried Antenna B as well .. thanks in advance Adam

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  • Anonymous Jan 05, 2008

    yea i have the same prob and its not a bad tuner there wiz even the auido vis cables from my dvd player to the tv get weak signal no matter what i plug in the tv dosent respond but there is a way that it works through the menu but i dont know the steps to fix it

  • Anonymous Apr 15, 2008

    all inputs including ANT.1&2 no signal OSD says WEAK SIGNAL.

  • helpinky Jun 01, 2008

    I am receiving the weak signal message as well. I have tried routing signal through dvd player and connecting in front jacks, nothing seems to work TV was working fine I disconnected and mo from one room to another and it has not been working since the move.

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Sounds like you have a bad tuner. The most likely cause on these RCA's is a loose RF antenna input connector. A bypass for now is if you have a VCR use it as the tuner and then connect it to the TV using the composite video inputs. If that faisl as well then you have a bad signal board.

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