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Digital tuning My TV has locked onto channel 1 when in digital mode and won't tune to any other station. OK on analogue. Cannot get any response to any reset mode in digital so cannot retune

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  • petestirk Nov 05, 2007

    Thanks for your response I had already reset the TV using this method. It seems the TV goes into a locked mode when an auto retune has been interupted and can only be reset by going through the factory reset procedure. Of course there are no instructions to cover this!

  • petestirk Nov 12, 2007

    Thanks the software is bordduko 1015 and I beleive this is the latest.

  • ahmedat Nov 27, 2007

    dtv locked on channel one, tried to reset a stated but this did not work. tv less than a year old. what shall i do please??

  • Philt69 Dec 18, 2007

    Hi

    I have the same problem as described ? ... i cant seem to get the factory reset to work either , it just puts the tv into standby or starts it up ...



    what am i doing wrong???

  • ami8 Feb 12, 2008

    the digital tv menu is locked, in fact when you switch to DTV and then press D.MENU the unit does not show the digital menu at all. any solutions please? Thanks

  • Anonymous Mar 18, 2014

    cant complete digital tuning

  • Anonymous Mar 24, 2014

    I bought a small karaoke machine to my television which worked perfectly until I retuned the television to get digital channels. Now the tv/av outlet does not work. I have bought new cables, tried all sorts of connections but the best I get is just a blue screen.

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You'll need to go into service mode and do a factory reset.
To enter service mode you'll need to press these buttons on your remote in the following order:-
Standby-info-menu-mute-standby.You'll need to do it fairly quickly and be patient it doesn't always go into it first time,don't press and hold the buttons.
The service menu should appear on the screen.Use the up /down cursor to scan down to option number 12 (factory reset)and then press the right cursor wait will appear on the screen and the set will go to standby(don't worry this is normal)
Reboot the set and retune and all should be well

Posted on Nov 04, 2007

  • Roger Davies Nov 05, 2007

    There wouldn't be any instruction for this in the manual as it's purely a service only menu.The only other solution I can think of would be to a digital software upgrade (there are some available for this model.

    Of course I don't know what version is on the set or,indeed what country you're in.If you know how to access you're firmware version (it's in the digital menu) and post a reply I can tell you if it's up to date(off the top of my head I think it's 1015)

  • John Stanford
    John Stanford Nov 30, 2015

    I followed the instructions but it did not work as my remote does not have the standby function, which I had to press on the box. I am in Australia. I contacted Thomson some time ago and they said that this model was no longer supported. Thomson set top box division has now gone into liquidation and been taken over by Strong. I think that I will have to scrap it.

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