When i got the tv, i pluged the cable from the cable company and scan, but the tv froze.....since then i bought an outdoor antenna but the atsc tuner is no longer responding...only the blue screen with the words NO SIGNAL.....any help
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Re: atsc tuner not woring on my protron pltv3750
Okay! Sounds to me that your tuner signal board is bad! This is not hard to swap out. You will need to take the case apart (back side unplugged power cord), save screws in sandwich bag for re-assembly. You can buy this board at www.shopjimmy.com, use your brand and model number! I looked they have 1, for $74.94 plus shipping! Good luck, I hope this was helpful!!
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The Proton has an NTSC analog tuner and also an ATSC digital tuner. Have you tried switching or changing the SOURCE inputs?
You may also have to use the scan button to have the tuner "find" the channels for you once you determine that you have selected the correct source for the antenna.
See page 9 of the manual.
The iLo IWT3206 TV provides two built-in -- or integrated -- TV tuners: a National Television System Committee (NTSC) tuner and an Advanced Television Systems Committee (ATSC) tuner. While the NTSC tuner allows iLo IWT3206-viewers to receive analog, free-to-air TV broadcasts, the ATSC tuner allows viewers to receive digital TV broadcasts via a cable or satellite provider. The benefit of having an integrated ATSC tuner is that it negates the need for a separate cable box or satellite receiver, which can take up space.
The remote control that came with my Digital Labs tv/dvd combo worked for about 2 seconds and never really worked correctly. Now, I'm trying to find a universal remote that will be compatible. Please help.
Most HDTVs have ATSC, QAM and NTSC (analog) tuners. It sounds like
yours does not have an NTSC (analog) tuner. QAM tuners only pick up digital
cable channels. You may need to switch to your cable company's digital
service if your not already on it. Call your cable company for further info
As long as you have a ATSC tuner in the set you can use rabbit ears or an outside antenna like years ago. Look up your model number with Bing or Google and find a site that displays all the technical specs and look for equipped with ATSC tuner for Air signal.
If you don't have that tuner then you will have to have a cable hd box with component outputs, they take care of that.
I do not know if you will get this message but if you do. Here goes. The protron PLTV3250 does indeed have a digital tuner that can be used with an over the air antenna. You need to push "source" on the remote until DTV is selected. With this selected and your coaxial cable from your antenna hooked up to the digital connector (not analog) on the back of this tv you can then press Menu and you will see a totally different looking menu that you are probably not used to seeing and then from there you can do an auto scan for the digital channels and it works great. I have rabbit ears hooked up to this Protron PLTV3250 and this has a beautiful picture. Far better than the picture I get from just the standard digital Directv receiver. You do not need a seperate digital tuner box to use with this TV. It does indeed have an ATSC digital tuner and it works great. You probably are selecting Source "TV" in the menu and that is not what you select for this TV to use the Digital Tuner. You need to select DTV from the source menu. Good luck and please let me know if you already knew this or if this helped you. Thanks, Tom
I have the same exact model tv...Love it...ATSC tuners is in definition an Analog tuner. As the broadcasting companies change over to Digital broadcasting before the deadline in Febuary 2009 more and more local or Non-Digital chanels are becoming obsolete. You would have to purchase a converter box for your tv if your not planning on getting cable. Another way to gois if you have an old cable line running through you house (no incomming cable) plug you tv into that jack. That also acts as a antenna. The sweet part of all this is that your tv do have a QAM tuner or Digital tuner built in just need that digital antenna to pair it up.
The freezing of the picture denotes a loss of signal on a digital (Having a ATSC tuner) TV. If your TV is not digital (Having a ATSC tuner) then it is the device that you have connected to the TV (Cable Set-top Box, DTV Tuner, etc). In the likelihood that it is your TV I would suggest getting a better antenna first if that does not fix the problem you may have a tuner problem. However lets not look at it that way first. What we need to do is to determine if it is the TV of whatever you have connected to the TV.
First unhook the connection you have from the cable to your F connector of the TV (you should see snow or a blank screen) connect a antenna to the F connector of the TV, do you see a snowy picture or a clear sharp picture (snowy= NTSC tuner, clear-sharp= ATSC tuner). If the tuner is NTSC then check you cable device and the connection between your TV and the device and the cabling between the device and the wall. If the Tuner is ATSC then you will have to check all of your connections, and finally if the tuner is bad it has to be replaced by a qualified Tv repair shop.