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How do I digitally tune my westinghouse TV SK32H24OS. Lost manua

Lost manual! Live in rural area without cable. Was able to pick up few analog channels, but had grandchildren to try to reprogram set. Now, there are no channels to view and grandchildren gone!!

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  • mellow_eyes Mar 02, 2009

    Thanks! That was an easy and helpful solution. (Why didn't I think of that?!!!) : O

  • Anonymous Mar 18, 2014

    Recently bought a 42" LG TV and trying to figure out how to avail the free to air channels in Davao City Philippines. Tried the auto-tuning along with manual tuning for channels but to no luck. How can I get the tv to analyze for the free to air channels available without having to get a cable/analog provider?

  • Anonymous Mar 24, 2014

    I was told this tv will hook up to an antenna and receive regular channels. We are in a rural area without cable or satellite

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The easiest way might be to unplug the power from the set for several minutes, plug it back in and then run through the setup procedure. You are specifically looking for the channel auto scan function.

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My brand new westinghouse TV will not pick up any digital channels. Any help?


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I used my Haier tv on cable service. I moved to rural area where there is no cable service. I tried to use my tv on an HD antenna, cannot get a signal. ???


You gotta try to reprogram your channels, but first you must have an external antenna to receive the signal. Follow your TV manual and set it to automatically reprogram it. It may take a long time since it will try to setup regular (analog), digital and cable channels (analog and digital as well). Depending on how far you are from the TV stations, you may also have to install a signal booster (amplifier) before attempting to reprogramm the channels, so you can get more channels without glitches. If you have internet you can also watch TV over it.

- For over-the-air TV - here you can enter your zipcode to see which channels are available in your area:
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- For over-the-internet TV: This guide is very helpful.
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The KV-32FS100 only has an analog tuner (NTSC). Unless there is a low-power analog station still broadcasting in your area, you will not be able to watch OTA stations. (I've got one in my area that barely comes in.) If your local cable still sends an analog signal, you won't need a set top box to watch that subscribed service.

Otherwise, you need a set top box to watch TV. A digital to analog converter (the boxes that were available with the government coupon before the switch over) will give you over the air stations. The basic models only provide SD output; there are a few HD models available. Otherwise, you can use a satellite reciever, cable box (for digital cable service), or something like the Boxee or Sling with tuner. (There are a few different models of the Boxee; one added a tuner with a USB dongle. The newest model of the Boxee has the ATSC tuner built in.)

Note: OTA digital signal quality is either a strong enough signal for the tuner or no signal will be present. You need to point the antenna in the correct direction to receive the signal from your local transmitters. The type of antenna and its placement will also change the number of watchable channels. You can use antennaweb.org or tvfool.com to get more information. Antennaweb assumes an outdoor antenna but gives a conservative list of stations. If the signal is split to several devices, you may need an amplifier to get a watchable signal. (Sometimes amplifiers fail and you won't receive any stations, so test without the splitter or amplifier by using a direct cable to one TV.)

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The tuner in the DMR-58H is a NTSC tuner (analog). Unless you have a low power station in your area, you will need a digital-to-analog converter box to record OTA stations. It can record analog cable without a box as well. (Digital cable will require a box.)

The manual for the DMR-E85H is available from Panasonic here: http://service.us.panasonic.com/OPERMANPDF/DMRE85H.pdf .

I hope this helps.

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(at least in my area there is only one station broadcasting an analog signal; it is a low-power transmitter and thus wasn't required to upgrade to digital with the rest of the stations.)

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Hi, I live in a flat in London with a shared rooftop aerial (no idea of spec). I have a Sony KDL-46X2000. The built-in freeview tuner doesn't seem to recieve any HD channels. Is the built-in tuner the...


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.

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Will i need a converter box for this tv?


If you want to receive off-the-air broadcasts (i.e., you have no cable satellite system), then yes, you'll need a digital tuning adapter. This set has only an analog tuner.

If you are on a cable system, you might not need a converter box, but it depends on your cable provider. Some systems still offer basic cable service without a box, and you can see what channels you'll pick up with the TV set for "cable" tuning. Other systems require a digital converter box or "digital transport adapter" for any reception. You'll need to check with your cable provider to find out.

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I hope this helps.

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Lcd tv digital tuner


Welcome to the world of off-the-air broadcasting!

First, be sure you have the TV set up correctly and that is in fact capable of digital tuning. Just because a set was sold as HDTV doesn't mean it has a digital tuner. Small TV sets weren't required to have digital tuning until shortly before the switch from analog. This set may require a digital adapter. If the set does have digital tuning, be sure you have "air" selected and not "cable" for your tuning mode. Also let the set scan for channels.

With digital broadcasting, signal strength is critical. In the analog days, a weak signal would give you a fuzzy picture, but you could see something; with digital, a weak signal means you see nothing at all. You may live in an area where the signal is too weak without using an amplified indoor antenna or putting one on the roof. Your location, other structures around and weather conditions all affect digital reception as well. Many people were (and still are) upset to find that they just couldn't get any channels at all once digital broadcasts took over.

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