Question about Vizio GV42L 42 in. LCD Television
Auto search does not start picking up channels until 34/36 percent complete and then it completely misses all lower numbered channels. I can not get any local programing. I have a direct connection of coax cable coming from a splitter that has the cable companies cable attached to the "in" port of the splitter. This did work good and I was able to pick-up all of the local channels until we had a power outage a few days back, ever since then I've only been able to recv'd the higher numbered channels. I've tried everything I can think of to resolve this short of calling an home theater expert or the cable man! I've un-pluged the T.V., Reconnected the cable, tried "auto-search" a dozen times! What do I need to do? Got any helpful suggestions?
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Jun 13, 2012 | Panasonic Televison & Video
As new services are broadcast, it will be necessary to
re-tune the television in order to view them.
Auto Tuning will completely re-tune the television
and can be used to update the channel list. It is
recommended that Auto Tuning is run periodically to
ensure that all new services are added. All current
channels and settings, i.e. locked channels, will be
 Select the SETUP from the main menu by using
Up or Down buttons. Press OK and Setup menu
will be displayed.
 Select the Installation from the Setup menu
by using Up or Down buttons. Press OK and
Installation menu will be displayed.
]3] Select Automatic Channel Scan from the Installation
menu by using Up or Down buttons and press OK.
A screen will appear warning that previous digital
programmes and settings will be deleted. Select Yes
and press OK to continue with the Auto tuning.
The television will start to search for all available
stations.You must allow the television to complete
the search. When the search is complete the Auto
tuning screen will display the total number of
* After search is completed for digital channels, a
message asking whether to search for analogue
channels appears on the screen
** Press the OK button to search for analogue
channels. The following menu appears on the screen
for analogue channel search
Jul 10, 2011 | Toshiba Televison & Video
1 Press the MENU key on the remote control to
display the Main menu.
2 Use the CURSOR "UP" or "Down"
keys to highlight
Manual Channel Search. Press ENTER.
3 Use the CURSOR "Up" or "Down"
keys to select Cable,
Air (Antenna), or Digital Add-On.
After the search is complete, the HDTV will exit the
menu system and return to normal TV viewing.
IMPORTANT FACT: This HDTV maintains only one database
of digital channels. Therefore, when you search for
cable channels, the database of antenna digital channels
will be deleted. You will only be able to receive those
ClearQAM channels your cable company provides.
NOTE:"Not available" will appear on the screen
when an option is unavailable.
TUNING MODE UNAVAILABLE MENU OPTION(S)
Analog RF Digital Caption
Digital RF None (all Menu options available)
Video 1 Manual Channel Search, Channel Scan
Memory, Digital Caption
Video 2/3 and Manual Channel Search, Channel Scan
HDMI 1/2 Memory, Digital Caption, V-Guide
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