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Bought a proscanlcd hdtv 32lb30Q unable to get cable signal

I have Charter digital cable I have a dvd/ vcr player that feeds through the digital cable box. I hooked the cable into the tv set the cable setting and ran the auto channel setup I got nothing but a snowy screen. What can I do to correct

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  • Patricia Robiinson Jan 28, 2009

    That was i not the solution. I had to obtain a hdtv cable box from Charter and purchased a HDMI cable . My TV is showing a beautiful picture.

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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.

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Posted on Jan 26, 2009

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Heres The Order Exactly As It Should Be. Cable From Wall To The In On The digital cable box. Then From The Out On The Digital Cable Box Run A Cable To The In On The Dvd/Vhs Player. Then From The Out On The Dvd/Vhs Player Run A Cable To The Cable In On Your Tv.
Power OFF the dvd Player Turn On The Cable Box Then Turn On The Tv To Channel 3 Or 4. You Should Have Your Digital Cable Showing On Either Channel 3 or 4. Now Hit Cable On Your Remote And Change Channels.

Posted on Jan 26, 2009

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