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Repair TV is continuously scrolling channel search on screen, when I go into menu on screen also scrolling. Front controls on TV not working. Disconnected power over night for reset, batteries removed from remote, did not reset. Looking for which circuit board controls these features.

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Re: repair

Disconnect the front control board and see if that stops the scrolling. If it does, check all of the small tact switches or the remote sensor. If that does not help, you might have a shorted microprocessor IC.

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Remote and buttons on tv are not working correctly.

Check the remote control for its infrared emission. Check it with fresh batteries. Check it by pressing all the keys. You can detect the presence of infra-red emission from the remote control, using a cell-phone camera. If you wish to get more details about how to check a remote control, please visit this site. One among the posts has details about it. Surf the site with patience.
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Have you tried to unplug the TV set for a half hour or so? If not see if that helps reset the set. If that does not work, make sure that none of the front panel channels buttons on the front of the TV set is not pushed in and stuck. Or if all this is checked and the TV set still scrolls, there is a problem in the remote sensor, or the front panel board will need to be replaced. Good Luck

Sep 10, 2007 | RCA 24V511T 24" TV

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Goodmorning, bought a zenith tv didn't get the remote. Wonndering how i can programme it using just the buttons on the tv. How do i get the menus up. it only catches threes channels as of now.

There are two types Zenith TVs. One type will have "Menu" button on its front panel and other will not. If your Zenith is the first type, you can programme it without a remote control. If it is the second type, you must have a remote control hanset to programme it.
Programming method
First connect the TVs antenna socket at its back with external antenna or cable.

* With the remote control in hand, press the POWER key to
turn on the Presentation TV.
** Press MENU repeatedly until the Setup menu appears.

*** Using the Up/Down arrow on the remote control, highlight
Auto Program on the screen

**** Press the Right or Left arrow to go to the Auto Program

***** Using the Up/Down arrow, choose either Cable TV or Off-
Air Antenna on the screen.
****** Press the Right or Left arrow to begin the Channel Search.
******* Press ENTER when the channel search is done.

Note: Auto Program finds channels being received by the TV
Cable will not work unless you subscribe to a cable service

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How do I tune a sony trintron without a remote

You can autotune your Sony TV without a remote control. Fist connect it to an external antenna or cable whatever may be, to its antenna socket at the back side.

After you have finished connecting your TV, you can use Auto Program to set up your

channels. During Auto Program, the TV will automatically search for available channels and
program receivable channels.

[1] Press POWER button on the TV to turn it on. The Initial Setup screen appears.

[2] Press CH+ button on the remote control or on the TV front panel to start Auto Program, or press CH-- button to exit.

The Initial Setup screen appears each time you turn on the TV until you perform Auto Program.

To perform Auto Program again

1 Press"MENU" button on the front panel of your TV.
2 Press "RIGHT ARROW button to highlight Channel Menu.
2 Press DOWN ARROW BUTTON to highlight CABLE or ANTENNA AND PRESS [+} to select.

4 Press UP arrow or DOWN arrow to highlight On or Off according to how you connected your TV. Press [+] to select.

4 Press F or f to highlight On or Off according to how you connected your TV. Press to
5 Press DOWN arrow button to highlight Auto Program. Press [+]to search for channels
6 After Auto Program finishes, press MENU button to exit.

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We have not had this tv on since went over to digital freeview built in hopwever just put it on and there are no channels stored how do we get channels?


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.

[1] Press power button on the front panel of your tv. The initial setup screen appears.

[2] 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

[1] Press Menu button.

[2] Press to highlight Channel Menu

[3] Press Pr Dn button to hilight cable. Press [+] to select.

[4] Press Prog Up or Prog Dn to hilight On or Off according to how you connected your TV. Press [+] to select.

[5] Press Prg Dn to hilight autoprogram. Press [+] to search for channels.

[6] After autoprogram finishes, press "Menu" again to exit.


[1] Turn TV on.

[2] Press and keep hold the "Reset' button on the remote control hanset.

[3] Press and release the "Power button" on the TV front panel. The TV will turn itsef off.

[4] Release "Reset Button" now from your hanset.

These are the processes to be done to either autoprogram or turn it to factory settings. Ok.

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I need the code to do an auto channel search for my lg tv so i can go up and down from channel to channel instead of typing the number to the channel in

Your auto channel search should be in your menu on the TV. Find your menu button on the front of your TV or on the remote.Make sure before you do a auto search you set your TV to cable, that can also be be done through your menu screen. If you can change the channels on the remote and control the volume your remote is already programmed.

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I have GE XS Stereo Commercial Skip Model 27GT619

  1. On the front of the TV press the MENU button to display the MAIN MENU.
  2. Scroll through the choices using the VOLUME up and down buttons
  3. When positioned on the selection you want press the MENU button again.
  4. The first SETUP screen displays, asking you to select a language.
  5. Scroll to the desired language ENGLISH, FRANCAIS or ESPANOL and once it is highlighted in green press the MENU button to make finale selection.
  6. A SETUP screen appears asking if you would like the TV to search for all channel
  7. 1. Yes
    2. Skip this step
    3. 0 Exit
  8. Complete the SETUP routine or skip any of the steps and return to them later.
This information is from the User Guide that came with our set. Good Luck.

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Channels keep scrolling

Check for a channel button on the front of the set.. one of them is sticking. Try spraying some WD40 around the front buttons and work each one to make sure none are sticking in..

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Double check that the Demonstration in the menu is not set to on. This will cause it to keep scrolling thru.....

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the tac switches have gone bad.this happens from age or sometimes from washing the screen of the set and moisture gets on the.. it is not a big job but it does involve soldering skills

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