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We bought a 20" analog/digital tv the analog channels come on fine but we it scans for the digital channels it says no siginal will we be able to watch it when the change takes place even though we can't get siginal now or do we need to take it back and get another one

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This could be caused by two different issues.

  • Digital signal reception is bad. The digital signal must be locked in, digital signal reception is either on or off (not like analog signal reception where you can receive a low signal and a fuzzy picture). You may need to adjust you antenna direction and height or obstructions around your antenna, reference the web site for your specific location (address) for antenna compass headings. http://www.antennaweb.org/aw/Address.aspx
  • Television is faulty, digital receiver is bad. Your new television has two receivers, an analog receiver and a digital receiver. A simple power surge will knock out your digital receiver. Make sure you have a quality surge suppressor connected to the television power and the antenna is properly grounded. Return the television for a replacement and purchase a quality surge suppressor.
You must add a quality surge suppressor to your digital television! http://ezinearticles.com/?Power-Protection-in-the-Home-Theater---Use-of-Surge-Suppressors-to-Guard-Expensive-Electronic-Gear&id=41318

Good luck.

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