Question about Philips 20PT6441 20" TV

1 Answer

No Signals TV does not receive regular TV signals, but DVD images shows clearly. The cable connection is checked okay and even confirmed by connecting another TV to the cable connection. Auto programming does not show TV pictures or sound, only DVD picture and sound is okay.

Posted by on

1 Answer

  • Level 3:

    An expert who has achieved level 3 by getting 1000 points

    Superstar:

    An expert that got 20 achievements.

    All-Star:

    An expert that got 10 achievements.

    MVP:

    An expert that got 5 achievements.

  • Philips Master
  • 5,568 Answers

You may have to access the initial setup menu to force the set to look at the cable input. Although that is typically the default today, it may be looking for signals from an antenna. Broadcast and cable use different frequency ranges so the set has to be able to see the range you are trying to watch.  

Posted on Dec 06, 2008

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

2 Answers

When i mak the automatical programin for my tv (toshiba model no. CN27H95) it find nothing!!!! so there are others ways to mak manual programing to find chanels?


This feature is pretty reliable and the lack of channels may be due to the lack of signal to the set.

You must have either an antenna, a cable from a cable service or a satellite receiver connected for the set to find any channels.

Oct 24, 2014 | Toshiba CN27H95 27" TV

2 Answers

VCR/DVD & Samsung TV: "weak or no signal"


Take the VCR remote, check VCR output settings ( scart1, scart2 , RCA) and signal format (PAL) etc

Jul 26, 2008 | Samsung TX-T3093WH TV

1 Answer

I have sound but no picture at all. "NO TV SIGNALS" in red. Was working fine for 15+ yrs. Cables are connected correctly. Only used for dvds and vhs for kids; no cable / satellite hook-up.


Your TV currently is set to receive signals over the air but the world has moved to digital. If your 15 year old TV has not had a digital converter connected to it, you won't see much.

Oct 31, 2013 | Standard (CRT) Televisions

1 Answer

Hdmi will not work only use of component cables will.


Hello

The HDMI[1] input on your TV receives digital audio

and uncompressed digital video and audio from an

HDMI device or uncompressed digital video from a

DVI[2] device.

This input is designed to accept HDCP[3] program

material in digital form from EIA/CEA-861/861B-

compliant[4] consumer electronic devices (such as a settop

box or DVD player with HDMI or DVI output).

The HDMI input is designed for best performance

with 1080i high-definition video signals, but will also
accept and display 480i, 480p, and 720p signals.

To connect an HDMI device, you will need:

• one HDMI cable (type A connector)

For proper operation, it is recommended that you use

a short HDMI cable. You should not encounter

difficulty if you use an HDMI cable shorter than 16.4

ft (5m).

HDMI cable transfers both video and audio.

Separate analog audio cables are not required (see

illustration below). Some CDVs (video CDs) may

not output digital audio signals. In that case, you

may hear sound by connecting analog audio cables.

However, if you connect analog audio cables with

this connection, the HDMI terminal on the TV will

not receive the HDMI digital audio signal and you
will hear analog audio only.

To ensure that the HDMI or DVI device is reset

properly, it is recommended that you follow

these procedures:

• When turning on your electronic components,

turn on the TV first, and then the HDMI or

DVI device.

• When turning off your electronic components,

turn off the HDMI or DVI device first, and
then the TV.

To connect a DVI device, you will need:

• one HDMI-to-DVI adapter cable

(HDMI type A connector)

For proper operation, the length of an HDMI-to-

DVI adapter cable should not exceed 9.8 ft (3m).

The recommended length is 6.6 ft (2m).
• one pair of standard analog audio cables
OK

Dec 16, 2010 | Toshiba 30HF84 30" TV

1 Answer

The TV only shows a royal blue screen. I can get


This would appear there is no incoming signal. Check your antenna or cable connection is connected securely & then try to retune the TV once more, you should pick up a picture. If not, if you have a DVD connected via a scart, check if you receive the DVD picture. If this is the case then there will be a problem within the tuner stage, possibly a replacement tuner will be required

Nov 29, 2009 | Mitsubishi WS-65615 65" TV

2 Answers

The tv keep saying there are no tv signals


The tv is not detecting signal from the input. Check your cables at the input. If you have any thing like dvd/cd which can give you a signal connect it to tv and check for a picture. Mostly a tv has two different in puts a a/v and a rf, confirm which one is not give you a picture.
Thanks for asking for help from fixya.
Thanks.

Nov 19, 2009 | Emerson EWF2004 20" TV

2 Answers

I'm confused about HD (high definition) and digital


In Australia analogue TV signals will be phased out and finished by the end of 2009 (I think).
If you have a standard analogue TV you won't be able to receive any more free to air analogue TV programs when they stop brocasting these TV signals. To recieve the new digital signals you need to buy a digital set top box (which receives digital TV signals and converts it to analogue signal that can be displayed on your old TV). The set top box will only receive Standard Definition signals and this is a lower screen resolution that is available from High Definition signals.

Digital TV signals offer approx. 15 TV channels ln High definition and Standard Definition, different programs channels will be available from the same TV broadcaster, although the High Definition pograms will also be repeated on one of the Standard Definition channels.

High Definition gives a sharper image than Standard dedinition, but you may not notice much difference because it depends much on the material you are viewing, You will notice how clear DVD and BlueRay movies are compared with the VCR tapes. To get the best images from DVD movies your player must be connected to the HDMI connector on your High Definition TV (provided your DVD player has one, usually BlueRay players will have one, they also will play normal DVD disks).

If you purchase a new High Definition TV you will also be able to receive all the Digital TV programs. Currrently these TVs are avail in Plasma or LCD screens and there are newer technologies within a few years. The Plasma screens use twice as much energy (electricity) as a LCD screen. It is suggested that the viewing distance to the TV should be 3.5 times the size of the TV screen.

Hope this answers your query.
Get back to me if you have any more questions.


Mar 03, 2009 | RCA TruFlat 27F520T 27" TV

1 Answer

DVD input with signal access


IF I understand you correctly, the VCR, Satellite, etc is connected using an RF modulator/coaxial cable wire going into Antenna in

IF this is true, then you have an AV IN port (red, yellow, white) free on the back. Just connect the red, yellow, white from the out of the DVD - you can use 1 or 2 - just remember which one you used; and connect it to the AV IN on the back of the TV.

THEN press ch down on the TV remote until you get to "AV1" - it is below channel 2; double check DVD player to make DVD is playing and voila!

Jun 22, 2008 | Philips Magnavox 27MS343S 27" TV

2 Answers

Multiple video inputs


Unfortunately, you cannot use the connectors at the same time. The S-Video connector overrides the standard video connector. This is why they share common audio left/right inputs. If you could use them separately, they would each have their own set of audio inputs. (S-Video does not carry audio signals on the cable.) I'm assuming that you are connecting your Satellite as an input to your VCR, and then your VCR to the TV via a video connection. The VCR passes the satellite signal through unless you are watching a tape, then it overrides the dish signal. You have a few choices here: 1. You can connect the coaxial (RF) output from the VCR to the TV, and watch the satellite and VCR on channel 3 (or 4). You can then connect the DVD via S-Video, and watch it on "video". This is the simplest solution, and provides the best picture quality for the DVD (with this TV), but lower quality for the dish and VCR. 2. You can connect the DVD player via RF (if it supports that), watch the DVD on channel 3, and connect the VCR via video. This will make the DVD picture quality terrible. 3. You can replace the VCR with a combo DVD/VCR unit. You can then connect the S-Video out from the combo unit to the TV. This is a more expensive solution. 4. You can replace the TV with a model that includes more inputs. This is the most expensive solution, but will allow you to watch your DVD over component cables (very high quality) and VCR and dish over S-Video. Ironically, the obvious choice, connecting the DVD as an input to the VCR (as a pass-through) simply WON'T WORK. The signal put out by the DVD player is "copy protected" (using a system called MacroVision) which the VCR will refuse to play, even as a pass-though. Best of luck with this. Given that you are trying to make this all work without replacing equipment, I recommend option #1, until you decide to break down and buy a shiny new HDTV. They are coming down in price every week, but only you can decide when the time is right.

Mar 22, 2007 | Sony KV-32S26 32" TV

1 Answer

No picture or sound - think the tuner is bad


You may either have a bad tuner in your TV (not unusual for Sony's) or a broken connection near the tuner on the flimsy circuit boards they're using on this model. The tuner requires about 30 volts DC to work, and this may not be reaching the tuner due to a crack in the board connection. You probably have several A/V inputs that can be used for cable video and DVD video and your owners manual should explain how to connect them clearly. The outputs of those units go into the inputs of the TV set. It's That Simple!

Jan 24, 2007 | Sony FD Trinitron WEGA KV-32FS100 32" TV

Not finding what you are looking for?
Philips 20PT6441 20" TV Logo

Related Topics:

107 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Philips Standard (CRT) Televisions Experts

Sp Gupta

Level 3 Expert

667 Answers

yadayada
yadayada

Level 3 Expert

61168 Answers

Jim Evans

Level 2 Expert

186 Answers

Are you a Philips Standard (CRT) Television Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...