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Channel changing I am unable to change channels. Digital indicator changes on screen as channels are selected but image remains unchanged. Input is standard cable. Do not have user's manual to consult.

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You can obtian the user manual at http://www.thomsonnetwork.com/EN/Public. It is likely that during intital set up you selected iether VCR or cable box. If so unplug the tv for about 5 minutes. Whenit is turned on again you will get the intial setup screen. Select "nl" when asked if you have a VCR or cable box.

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I found this online somewhere and it cleared my problem.

(my problem was a blue screen that said my input was locked enter in your code using the 10 key pad. Both inputs were locked, I used the steps below and it cleared it. We are now watching a dvd for the first time in months!) Thank you Bob Waterman whoever you are!)


MITSUBISHI CS3114R

Parental Lock



This system can lock each channel or different channels on ANT A and ANT B
as well as locking each of the EXT inputs, so you should confirm what is
locked before trying to unlock.

1 On the remote, set the TV/VCR switch to the TV position
Or . Depending on which remote is being used
Press the TV mode button at the top.

2. Turn on the TV and using the SCAN buttons (or 10 KEY FAD) and the INPUT
buttons check each channel and input to establish which channels and inputs
are locked. The screen will tell you if the channel or input is locked.

3. Press the button labeled MENU. The screen will show the main TV menu.

4. Press the #5 button (channel lock option).
The screen will change to show the channel lock System Menu. This screen
will indicate that the lock system is either ON or OFF.

IF THE SCREEN INDICATES LOCK IS ON, GO TO STEP 5
OR:
IF THE SCREEN INDICATES THE LOCK IS OFF, GO TO STEP 5A

5. Press the #3 button. (SELECT CHANNELS TO LOCK option). The screen will
ask for the code number. Press the #9 and QV buttons at the same time.

Notes: The screen will change to show an information display that will show
the selected antenna and channel or input. The display is superimposed over
the picture. This display will indicate that the channel or input is either
locked or unlocked. In the lower middle will be instructions to use the
10-key pad or SCAN buttons to select the desired channels (or the INPUT
button to change antennas or select the EXT inputs). At the bottom of the
screen will be instructions on how to change the current LOCK status (if
unlocked use the ENTER button to lock, or if locked use the CANCEL button to
unlock).

NOW GO TO STEP #6.

5a. Press the #1 button (channel lock ON option). The screen will ask for a
code number. Use the 10-KEY PAD to enter a new code number (We suggest 1111)
and then press the ENTER button.

Notes: The screen will change to show an information display that will show
the selected antenna and channel or input. The display is superimposed over
the picture. This display will indicate that the channel or input is either
locked or unlocked. In the lower middle will be instructions to use the
10-key pad or SCAN buttons to select the desired channels (or the INPUT
button to change antennas or select the EXT inputs). At the bottom of the
screen will be instructions on how to change the current LOCK status (if
unlocked use the ENTER button to lock, or if locked use the CANCEL button to
unlock).

NOW GO TO STEP #6.

6. Use the 10 KEY PAD or SCAN buttons to select the channels that are
locked, or, use the INPUT button to select the external inputs that are
locked.

7. At each locked channel or input press the CANCEL button.
The screen will indicate that the channel or input is either locked or
unlocked.

8. When all of the channels and/or inputs are unlocked, press the MENU
button again. TV main menu will be displayed.

9. Press the #5 button (CHANNEL LOCK option).

10. Press the #2 button (channel lock OFF option). The screen will now ask
for a code number again.

11. Press the #9 and QV buttons at the same time. The screen will return
to the CHANNEL LOCK MENU and indicate that the lock is OFF

12. Press the MENU button twice to return to normal viewing.

The parental lock is now entirely cancelled.

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Bob Waterman, CET® #RI-28
Master Technician License #9109
Service Manager / Parts Manager
Gemini Computer, TV, & Security Alarms
(508)695-7302
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Without the code, you must get an original remote and press the "QV" and the "9" buttons together to unlock the TV.

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