Can't get all of my cable channels on auto program
Just got this tv and it tell me to use autoprogram for digital channels which i did, and i still can't get many of the channels. ask the cable company and they told me to try it again, which i did same resultz
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Re: can't get all of my cable channels on auto...
Try to direct enter with the numbers on the remote missing channels one at a time and if get them add them manually using the feature in the main menu.
Be aware you might be better off with a cable box connected to the rear audio and video inputs on this set--hooked up that way you put the set to that input and change channels with the box plus no programming needed.
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Your TV will only do what it has been told to do. If it has never been programmed for cable, it is doing just what it has been told. NOTHING. Or if someone did auto program the TV without the cable connected, it went all the way through the channels and remembered only those that were there. NONE With the cable connected, go to TUNE A CHANNEL, and AUTOPROGRAM. (you may have to choose AIR / CABLE before it will AUTO PROGRAM) Do not stop it or interrupt it until it is finished.
The 202 error is usually associated with a bad cable card. In your case, you need to check and see if you have one.
Did you run the Autoprogramming required to load and store the Channels?
If you are attempting to Add digital cable to your TV lineup, you must do that.
one note -- the digital stations on your TV set will not match the
lineup on the Cable box. The box was designed to line up the TV
stations according to the guide, but it uses proprietary programming
software and hardware to do that.
TV's cannot use the
software. so you end up with the low to high frequency channels in your
lineup, but it's not similar to the cable channel's lineup.
Try finding USA or TNT lickety-split....you won't.
doing the full autoprogramming, let me know if you get only the Analog
Channels from your Cable provider, or if you get NO channels locking in
at all. Either one will likely require replacing the Digital tuner
The unit is telling you to run autoprogram to program in your channels, make sure also the TV is in cable mode and not TV mode which is for local channels, If you have cable do a autoprogram so the set can program in channels. Auto Scan is the same as autoprogram.
Your TV has to be initilized. It should be retuned to get the channels memorized in its memory section. Then only you can get the channels stored. Hopes that you have its remote control hanset with you. Replace two new cells in it and proceed the folloing steps. Connect ariel to its back socket before doing these.
 Press power button on the front panel of your tv. The initial setup screen appears.
 Press Ch+ on the remote control handset or on the front panel of your TV to start auto program, or Ch_ button to exit.
The initial setup screen will appear each time you switch on the tv until you perform autoprogram.
To perform autoprogram again
 Press Menu button.
 Press to highlight Channel Menu
 Press Pr Dn button to hilight cable. Press [+] to select.
 Press Prog Up or Prog Dn to hilight On or Off according to how you connected your TV. Press [+] to select.
 Press Prg Dn to hilight autoprogram. Press [+] to search for channels.
 After autoprogram finishes, press "Menu" again to exit.
TO RESET THE TV TO FACTORY SETTINGS
 Turn TV on.
 Press and keep hold the "Reset' button on the remote control hanset.
 Press and release the "Power button" on the TV front panel. The TV will turn itsef off.
 Release "Reset Button" now from your hanset.
These are the processes to be done to either autoprogram or turn it to factory settings. Ok.
If you let it autoprogram and all you get is channel 103. Move the TV back to the old connection and see if it autoprograms all the channels there. If that works ok then you have a problem with the cabe line that only has channel 103.
make it sure that the coaxial cable has its own signal! if your tv has a raster (sometimes blue) and it says that the tv is good, but if there's no channel at all then the problem is in digital converter or the connection of the coaxial cable comes from..you can also try auto programing but if the problem still occured then contak your cable subscription channel
You will have to run the Autoprogram menu function from the menu. Here are the steps
Press the MENU button on the remote control.
Use the cursor down to select Installation in the Settings menu.
Use the cursor right to enter the Installation menu.
Select Autoprogram in the Installation menu.
Use the cursor right to enter the Autoprogram menu.
Press the OK button.
Select Cable or Antenna in the Installation mode.
When Antenna is selected, the TV will detect antenna signals and will search for antenna TV (NTSC and ATSC) channels available in your local area.
When Cable is selected, the TV will detect cable company supplied signals and will search for cable TV (NTSC,ATSC, QAM modulated) channels available in your area.
Make sure that registration with your cable TV provider and connection of equipment are completed.
Press the green button “Next” on the remote control.
Press the green button “Start” to start autoprogramming.
The menu screen disappears and the progress of autoprogramming is displayed.The progress bar indicates the number of analog and digital TV channels found. (Also digital channels via CableCARD are being programmed.
When Autoprogramming is complete, a message appears confirming the completion and the TV switches to the first installed TV channel.
With the menu set to cable signals, the autoprogram should catch all of the cable channels. The Cable Channel option allows you to use either channel 3 or 4 as the "cable" channel. This is when you have an external box that you use to tune in cable rather than the TV directly. The easiest way here is to autoprogram the TV while playing a VCR tape. That will insure that channel 3 is included.
Apparently your TV is set to the "standard TV"
position. Before you auto program your set, set it to the cable mode and then do the autoprogramming.
In the standard TV setting, you just get off the air channels 2-13 vhf and 14-83 uhf.where as in the cable mode you get vhf channels 2-13
plus your cable channels.