Recently the built-in freeview in my tv appears not to be working, I do not recieve digital channels anymore! However when connecting the tv via a freeview box I do recieve the digital channels! I was told this a common problem with toshiba TVs and by upgrading the system via software should resolve the problem. Is this something I can do myself?
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Re: Recieving no digital channels in my LCD TV
Hi there alot of the updates for the system should automaticly download via ariel to the tv to keep you up to date some times if the strenght of the signal isnt srong enough then you might not get the update they send out , one thing i have found is that if you use an ariel booster then this makes the signal stronger this helps particularly if you have more than one tv set up with the same ariel, you could try unpluging all ariels to other tvs making sure the ariel lead you are using has no conections in it as this also gives you loss of signal if there are multiple conections in the lead runing from the ariel to your tv set hope this helps some
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Yes,all tvs that are a LCD or a Plama tvs that are a flat screen tvs picture panels can recieving Free over the AIR DTV broadcasting incomming tv channels.Buy and used a Digital design tv Atena for a long and strong recieving incomming tv free signal DTV channels.
U are recieving an using DTV Free AIR broadcasting tv signal wright,get a better antena like a roof or a newly design digital antena for uses.This problems dose not happen to cable or sattellite services,i know this because their broadcasting tv signal frequencies are very strong and very high ranges of a broadcasting signal output for their recieving boxes.
Make sure you have a good connection from antenna to TV. Check antenna and cable and cable connection to TV. Select DIGITAL button on TV remote when wanting HD channels. Remember HD channels are always digital. Also, any given TV station may not be broadcasting in HD at a given time. They can broadcast in digital but in standard definition sometimes. Your TV has a built-in DVB-T tuner. Try executing a channel scan to pick up all available channels. On-screen menus go to Digital Setup, then Digital Tuning, you can auto-tune or manual tune channels. The TV should take a few min. to scan thru available channels and store the channels its finds. Check with anyone in your area to see if they get HD channels (it is possible to be outside of the range of some TV stations) Your TV is a 2006 model and should still be compatible with local digital TV broadcasts but keep in mind digital signals could change in the near future (DVB-T2) and you may need a tuner/converter box to make the TV compatible.
The Antenna may be in a weak signal area heres a quick cheap fix Get a Freeview Box and connect it via SCART LEAD to your tv, if the Box picks up a good signal then your tuner may be very weak.. You may want to try a BOOSTER to the TV first, and if that fails go with an external freeview. My neighbor has a 42 and the freeview box WITHOUT an antenna attached resolves all the channels..so give that a try. I have a goodmans too with a slow tuner and I have to retune it sometimes even though it gets a good signal from the antenna. I will be getting an external tuner freeveiw box.
You can only get the freeview / digital channels through cable by subscribing to a package which includes them. They will then supply the necessary decoder to get the channels. Otherwise you will need a digital aerial and a freeview box if you tv is not dtv ready.