Question about RCA F36673ET 36" TV

1 Answer

Intermittent snowy pictures under Channel 51

Previous owner had lost the original remote. He ran the channels through a VCR. All channels worked fine. We moved tv to my house and discovered that one of my remotes operated all the channels so I didn't need to run it through vcr to change channels. TV worked fine the first day. Now the channels under 51 only come in clear intermittently, sometimes for hours, but if I change the channel to another one under 51, it is completely snowy and so I have to watch something above channel 51. I have tried to change the channel to 3 to run it through vcr but even that is sometimes too snowy to view. Also, sometimes I can't watch a VCR tape because channel 3 is so snowy. What could the problem be? I have cable. The only time I messed with the controls was the first day when I removed the "Channel tags" that the previous owners children had placed insulting messages to each other. I have run the autoprgoram several times.

Posted by on

Ad

1 Answer

  • Level 2:

    An expert who has achieved level 2 by getting 100 points

    MVP:

    An expert that gotĀ 5 achievements.

    Governor:

    An expert whose answer gotĀ voted for 20 times.

    Scholar:

    An expert who has written 20 answers of more than 400 characters.

  • Expert
  • 150 Answers

Probably needs a new tuner or something associated with the tuner.

Posted on Jul 07, 2007

Ad

1 Suggested Answer

6ya6ya
  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

Hi,
A 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
Best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
The service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
Good luck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

Ad

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

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

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

CANNOT DUB FROM VHS TO DVD. IT RECORDS A SNOWY PICTURE AND NOT WHAT'S ON THE VHS.


you've got the record chnnel set wrong,play a VHS see what chnnel it plays on then set that channel as your record channel, or find a sync button on the unit or remote.

Nov 23, 2010 | Toshiba D-VR4 DVD Recorder/VCR

3 Answers

Snowy picture


The remote doesn't effect the channels, I would say you have poor signal or interference from another device nearby.

Sep 12, 2008 | Orion1934 19" TV

1 Answer

Tv has only snowy screen. Used the remote to


What to do if you have an all snowy picture (blue screen or the TV displays unusable signal-no signal or no sync)
1 – If you are using a digital cable box or satellite receiver (make sure it’s on) and be sure your TV is set for either CH3 or CH4 (which ever you usually view it on). If you usually view it through video inputs (video1 or 2 etc.) make sure the appropriate input is selected.
If you still don’t get a signal see if you get picture using the DVD or VCR (if available) if you do than plug the satellite or Dig. Box temporarily into the place of the DVD (unplug DVD) you may have to use some A/V cables (RCA yel./red/wht like the ones on the DVD) to hook to the tv from the sat./dig. box. If you get a signal then the sat./dig box is ok. If not the Sat./dig box is not sending a signal and is either defective or needs to be rebooted (unplug wait 5 min try again).
2 – If you are using standard cable or antenna (source) if possible check that the source is good by connecting to another TV. Otherwise try running the source into a VCR and then out to the TV using video inputs (RCA yel./red/wht like the ones on the DVD) and then selecting the appropriate input. Try seeing if the VCR plays using standard CH3 (or CH4)
If the VCR plays on video input but not when connected to CH3 (CH4) then the tuner of the TV may be defective – see if you can use the VCR to change channel using the VCR remote.
Be sure to vote/rate me if this helped Thanks!

Nov 24, 2009 | Toshiba 32AV502U 31.5 in. LCD HDTV

1 Answer

I lost my code sheet and I need the code for a Symphonic TV


If your product does not respond after you have tried all
the codes for your brand, or if your brand is not listed,
try searching for your code by following these steps.
1. Manually turn on the device (TV, VCR, etc.) to be
controlled.
2. Press and hold the CODE SEARCH button until the
red indicator stays on, then release the CODE
SEARCH
button.
3. Press and quickly release the desired mode button
(TV, VCR, etc.). The red indicator blinks off once.
4. Press the CHANNEL UP button repeatedly (up to
300 times) until the device to be controlled changes
channel. The red indicator blinks off with each
button press. If you accidentally overshoot the
code required, press the CHANNEL DOWN button
to backtrack through the library until the device
changes channel. Pressing CHANNEL UP changes
direction to forward again.
5. Press and release MUTE to install the code.
Most users will store VCR codes under the VCR button,
Cable codes under CABLE, etc. If (for example) you
want to store a VCR code under CABLE, first follow the
procedure for Direct Code Entry (previous page) and
press CABLE in step 2 of Direct Code Entry, then enter
ANY VCR code in step 3 of Direct Code Entry. Then
follow the steps above for Code Search (or Brand
Search, below). Note: If the device does not have a
CHANNEL UP button, use PLAY (VCR only) or
POWER instead. Code Search starts from the currently
stored three digit number under that mode. Good Luck.

Nov 20, 2009 | Philips PM3S Remote Control

1 Answer

Magnavox tv has cable channels 2-13 only. Lost original remote. Using a universal remote. Tried to auto program. It started scanning but when channel 14 came around, just fuzzy snowy picture all through...


The set needs to be switched from antenna to cable in the setup menu. It is capable of either antenna reception or cable reception. Ch 2-14 are the same frequency for antenna and cable but above 14 they are different. That is why the picture is stoping at 14. After you switch it to cable auto program again. Thanks for using fixya.

Nov 12, 2009 | Televison & Video

1 Answer

Need the remote code for a phillips dvd player


These are the codes printed in the owners manual for your dvd/vcr player.If they do not work you will have to contact Emerson and ask them for help getting the code. The contact number should have come with the instructions for the remote. Just give them the model number of you remote and the units model number and they should be able to help you. I hope this information helps you with your problem. Switch the input selector on your TV to an appropriate external input channel (usually near channel 0).
Press a button on the TV’s original remote control that selects an external input channel until the DVD
recorder’s picture appears. Check your TV owner’s manual for details.
Admiral
Curtis Mathis
GE
Hitachi
JVC
Kenwood
LXI-Series
Magnavox
AUX
LINE1, LINE2, 00, 90, 91, 92, 93
INPUT, TV/VCR, 00, 90, 91, 92, 93
INPUT, AUX
VIDEO, VIDEO 1, VIDEO 2, VIDEO 3
AUX
00
AUX CHANNEL
Input Mode Names for Common TV Brands (Example)
Panasonic
RCA
Samsung
Sanyo
Sharp
Sony
Toshiba
Zenith
TV/VIDEO
INPUT, TV/VCR, 00, 90, 91, 92, 93
TV/VIDEO
VIDEO
00
VIDEO1, VIDEO2, VIDEO3
TV/GAME
00

Apr 25, 2009 | Philips Magnavox MWR20V6 DVD Recorder/VCR

2 Answers

Bought a proscanlcd hdtv 32lb30Q unable to get cable signal


Hi and welcome to FixYa,

Initially, pls confirm if below is how it is wired using a coaxial cable and not 3cable RCA to RCA:
  • Charter Digital Cable > DVD/VCR > TV
If yes and your concern is snowy or no signal on the TV screen, might it be that you have to power OFF the DVD/VCR when selecting channels on the TV itself (including when channel setup is being done).

Alternately, you can tune the TV to channel 3 and let the DVD/VCR do the channel selections.

Pls post back results. Good luck and thank you for using FixYa.

Jan 26, 2009 | Televison & Video

1 Answer

New TV won't ''talk to'' old VCR


using the magnovox remote, reprogram the vcr's channels. set it up to use cable not air. when the vcr was unlugged it lost it's channel memory. don't buy new cables, you're getting a picture and sound so that means your rca cables are ok.

Jan 20, 2009 | Sharp Aquos LC-32D40U Television

2 Answers

Snowy picture on VCR with only certain channels


In all likelyhood, you have a bad ground somewhere in the cable. Try other channels through the VCR. If the ground is the problem, there will be a cluster of channels that are snowy with the rest being clear. Check the cable itself and all of the connectors along it.

If the cable and connectors are good, the tuner or power supply of the VCR could be faulty and cause this as well.

Dan

Dec 24, 2008 | Sony SLV-N50 VHS VCR

2 Answers

Snowy screen on tv


the 3 or for setting on the vcr is on the back( a switch)
or if the cable box has a channel 3 or 4 setting on the back of the box
but otherwise the tv may need some work on the tuner or need a new tuner

Dec 01, 2008 | Philips CCC130AT 13 in. TV/VCR Combo

Not finding what you are looking for?
Televison & Video Logo

Related Topics:

111 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top RCA Televison & Video Experts

The Knight
The Knight

Level 3 Expert

75157 Answers

jason

Level 3 Expert

905 Answers

matt martin
matt martin

Level 3 Expert

1213 Answers

Are you a RCA Televison and Video Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...