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The aerial port does not work.

When I connected my aerial lead for the very first time after coming off Sky, after using the "Source Button" I could not get interference let alone a picture. As this the first time the tv has been used for terrestrial tv, I wonder if the aerial socket has ever worked.

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By an aerial do you mean a converter?
For the neew TV's you don't need one. Just plug it in using A/V cable (yellow is video, red and white are audio). Be sure you take note of which input you are plugging it into on the TV, and then use your TV's remote to change the video input (usually will be labeled video or TV/Video on the remote) to the one you plugged the PS2 into.

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Without the DTV digital converter box.Ur tv tuner have statics video come out to the signal at all?Yes it the converter box not the tv.

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