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Tv keypad on front is locked and can't find remote

While attempting to change the input on the tv I inadvertantly locked the front buttons panel on my Mitsubishi Medallion tv, I also cannot find the remote and was wondering if there is any other way to unlock it?

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After reading a similar issue on fixya about another person having a similar problem and holding down the setup button for 10 seconds, I tried it on my television (although I don't have a setup only a menu button) and it worked. Thanks.

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Howdy Mike-d. here, mikedee4@gmail.com
Hi CindyCee,

I have tried to post solutions, but they seem to be too long, so I will have to post more than once to get the info to you.

First part- the "Line-In" Video Source thing many people are having fun with. Try these options from the Samsung FAQs website.:

How Do You Switch Video Sources? spacer.gif Depending on the model TV you have, there are up to four ways to change the video source:
  • Through the on-screen menu controlled by your remote
  • Through the on-screen menu accessed through the Menu button on your TV's front panel
  • Through the TV/Video, TV/Component, or Source button on your remote
  • Through the TV/Video or Source button on the front panel of your TV
Your TV could provide any combination of these methods. Instructions for all the methods are below
Changing the Source Using the On-Screen Menu Controlled By Your Remote To use the on-screen menu of your TV controlled by your remote to change video sources, follow these steps:
  1. Turn on your TV.
  2. Press the Menu button on your remote. The Main Menu appears.
  3. Select Input, and then press the Enter button. The Input menu appears.
  4. Select Source List, and then press the Enter button.
  5. Press the Up or Down arrow button on your remote to select the signal source, and then press the Enter button on your remote.
  6. Press the Exit button on your remote to exit.
Changing the Source Using the On-Screen Menu Accessed Through the Menu Button On The Front Of Your TV To use the on-screen menu of your TV accessed through the Menu button on the front of your TV to change video sources, follow these steps:
  1. Turn on your TV.
  2. Press the Menu button on the front of your TV. The Main Menu appears.
  3. Use the Up or Down Ch button on the TV to select Input, and then press the - or + Vol button. The Input menu appears.
  4. Use the Up or Down Ch button on the TV to select Source List, and then press the - or + Vol button.
  5. Press the Up or Down Ch button on your TV to select the signal source, and then press the - or + Vol button.
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Changing the Source Using the TV/Video or Source Button On Your Remote To use your remote to change the video source, follow these steps:
  1. Turn on your TV.
  2. Press the TV/Video or Source button. The current source appears on the TV screen.
  3. Press the TV/Video or Source button repeatedly to cycle through the available sources. Stop when you reach the source you want.
Changing the Source Using the TV/Video or Source Button On The Front Of Your TV To use the TV/Video or Source button on the front panel of your TV to change the video source, follow these steps:
  1. Turn on your TV.
  2. Press the TV/Video or Source button on the front of your TV. The current source appears on the TV screen.
  3. Press the TV/Video or Source button repeatedly to cycle through the available sources. Stop when you reach the source you want.
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I found this online somewhere and it cleared my problem.

(my problem was a blue screen that said my input was locked enter in your code using the 10 key pad. Both inputs were locked, I used the steps below and it cleared it. We are now watching a dvd for the first time in months!) Thank you Bob Waterman whoever you are!)


MITSUBISHI CS3114R

Parental Lock



This system can lock each channel or different channels on ANT A and ANT B
as well as locking each of the EXT inputs, so you should confirm what is
locked before trying to unlock.

1 On the remote, set the TV/VCR switch to the TV position
Or . Depending on which remote is being used
Press the TV mode button at the top.

2. Turn on the TV and using the SCAN buttons (or 10 KEY FAD) and the INPUT
buttons check each channel and input to establish which channels and inputs
are locked. The screen will tell you if the channel or input is locked.

3. Press the button labeled MENU. The screen will show the main TV menu.

4. Press the #5 button (channel lock option).
The screen will change to show the channel lock System Menu. This screen
will indicate that the lock system is either ON or OFF.

IF THE SCREEN INDICATES LOCK IS ON, GO TO STEP 5
OR:
IF THE SCREEN INDICATES THE LOCK IS OFF, GO TO STEP 5A

5. Press the #3 button. (SELECT CHANNELS TO LOCK option). The screen will
ask for the code number. Press the #9 and QV buttons at the same time.

Notes: The screen will change to show an information display that will show
the selected antenna and channel or input. The display is superimposed over
the picture. This display will indicate that the channel or input is either
locked or unlocked. In the lower middle will be instructions to use the
10-key pad or SCAN buttons to select the desired channels (or the INPUT
button to change antennas or select the EXT inputs). At the bottom of the
screen will be instructions on how to change the current LOCK status (if
unlocked use the ENTER button to lock, or if locked use the CANCEL button to
unlock).

NOW GO TO STEP #6.

5a. Press the #1 button (channel lock ON option). The screen will ask for a
code number. Use the 10-KEY PAD to enter a new code number (We suggest 1111)
and then press the ENTER button.

Notes: The screen will change to show an information display that will show
the selected antenna and channel or input. The display is superimposed over
the picture. This display will indicate that the channel or input is either
locked or unlocked. In the lower middle will be instructions to use the
10-key pad or SCAN buttons to select the desired channels (or the INPUT
button to change antennas or select the EXT inputs). At the bottom of the
screen will be instructions on how to change the current LOCK status (if
unlocked use the ENTER button to lock, or if locked use the CANCEL button to
unlock).

NOW GO TO STEP #6.

6. Use the 10 KEY PAD or SCAN buttons to select the channels that are
locked, or, use the INPUT button to select the external inputs that are
locked.

7. At each locked channel or input press the CANCEL button.
The screen will indicate that the channel or input is either locked or
unlocked.

8. When all of the channels and/or inputs are unlocked, press the MENU
button again. TV main menu will be displayed.

9. Press the #5 button (CHANNEL LOCK option).

10. Press the #2 button (channel lock OFF option). The screen will now ask
for a code number again.

11. Press the #9 and QV buttons at the same time. The screen will return
to the CHANNEL LOCK MENU and indicate that the lock is OFF

12. Press the MENU button twice to return to normal viewing.

The parental lock is now entirely cancelled.

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Bob Waterman, CET® #RI-28
Master Technician License #9109
Service Manager / Parts Manager
Gemini Computer, TV, & Security Alarms
(508)695-7302
(508)695-7769 FAX
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Without the code, you must get an original remote and press the "QV" and the "9" buttons together to unlock the TV.

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