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Low channels work OK. HD channels tune individually but no picture - screen note says weak signal. Cable techs tuned up cable input to max strength and no help. Did factory reset and no change. Everything else seems to be working satisfactorily.

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How about the rear HD inputs on the set? Can you route the HD signal etc into one of them with a cable box?

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SOURCE: Picture issues

Greetings caesar975,

Unfortunately if you chose to view the non HD channels in wide screen format, you are going to have the top and bottom of the screen cut off. Eventually this will not be a problem when everything goes to digital. However presently non HD channels are presented in 3:2 ratio where as HD is 16:9, So your choice really is to view them with the lines on either side for now.

I do not have an answer for the white flickering lines.

To get the BEST picture out of your 1080p unit I highly recommend using HDMI cables to hook it up.

I hope some of this helps.

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Posted on Jun 12, 2008

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SOURCE: HDMI INPUT FOR NON HIGH DEF CHANNELS WILL NOT DISPLAY FULL SCREEN

if you have a cable box then it is probably the resolution settings in the cable box, what type of cable box do you have

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try adding a inline digital amp, most of the time all you need is a 25 db gain, that should do it for ya

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SOURCE: Samsung LCD -no picture/sound from any input source-Cable,DVD,PS3

Use the menu button in the front screen of your tv.Maybe your remote control need a battery.

Posted on Jul 24, 2009

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Sounds like your cable box is zoomed in, I run into this a lot when running service calls. On most cable provider's remotes there is an 'aspect' button next to or around the '0'. Try that and see if it helps you out at all :)

Posted on Feb 24, 2010

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Do connection to the antena if you wants to set the TV auto tuned.
During this initial setup, you can perform the following:

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First, be sure you have the TV set up correctly and that is in fact capable of digital tuning. Just because a set was sold as HDTV doesn't mean it has a digital tuner. Small TV sets weren't required to have digital tuning until shortly before the switch from analog. This set may require a digital adapter. If the set does have digital tuning, be sure you have "air" selected and not "cable" for your tuning mode. Also let the set scan for channels.

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