I only Get Channel 3 and a blank screen that says LINE
I no longer have the factory remote, I have cable, purchased a uni-remote. still no luck.
I was watching the TV (changing channals manualy) and it was fine, All of a sudden it stared to do what I think was a channal search and left me with one stating "3" and one blank screen that says LINE. cant change the channels, cant get uni remote to work HELP.
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Re: I only Get Channel 3 and a blank screen that says...
Under the menu setup, set it to cable (not "air")and do the search again. If there is a button on your remote that says input, push that first before trying this. Might save you some unneeded steps. Good luck.
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Hi, If you have your DVD remote it may have some setting to make it wider. You said you lost your remote to the TV. You can buy a universal remote that have some TV functions like on/off channel up/down Play/pause for DVD or CD players and VCRs. But go to a audio/video place and order a remote for your TV. Just tell them make and moder #no. It may cost a bit more than the uni- remote. Good luck
U just take ur tv original remote just turn to channel 3?Why is ur cable service connected to channel 3?The proper way to connect to cable service is get the pay cable connected.Take ur original tv remote.Push Menu on ur remote,go to SET UP go down the CH Setup,pick cable,than scan for all the pay cables channels you pay for.
On your TV remote,press "INPUT".It is hard to find,but it should be there.Select"TV" and press"ENTER" button.I believe it is on the top of the list.On some cable boxes you have to select channel 3 and use the cable box remote to change channels.Also,make sure your TV antenna setting is set to "Cable" from the "Air/Cable"(Antenna setting).You will have to read your manual to find out how to get to this menu.After that do a "Ch Search"[Channel search].This automatically searches for all available channels and stores them. It will take some time.You will see the channel numbers as it does it's search.This is done so when you press channel up and down keys it will only go to next channel available and not to one with no signal.Hope this is of some help.
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As far as I know, my Go Video machine when there was no box involved...
The cable came from the wall to the IN of the Go Video box. Then another cable coming from the OUT of the video box and to the IN to the TV. TV should be on channel 3. As far as I can remember, I don't need to push the TV/VCR button, but instead, have to channel down to below channel 2 on the TV to the LINE/INPUT selection. Once you go there, and the Go-Video machine is on, you should be able to see a clear picture.
You'll push the TV/VCR button if you want to toggle back and forth from the VCR picture to the TV picture (which will be technically blank since it's on the 'line input selection.)
I have a similar problem. Just found out a possible solution yesterday. I am waiting for my lamp but here's what you need to do if you have replaced your lamp. Go into self diagnostics mode: Switch of your TV via remote, you will see red standy by light. Now,on the remote press "Display"=>"Channel 5"=>"Volume Up"=>"Power Button". All these keys need to be pressed within 3 seconds. You will now enter the diagnostics mode. Press "Jump" on remote (bottom right) 3 times and then press "Channel 2" 9 times. The screen will display your current lamp hours used.
In order to reset your tv to factory settings and for the new bulb to work you must reset this timer or else your TV will assume you are still using the old bulb and will automatically kick in "over protection mode". So here's what you do once you do on the lamp hours display screen. Press the "Channel 3" button on the remote 3 times then "Mute" then "Press Enter" to reset the timer to zero. Your TV should now work as normal. And remember, whenever a part is replaced all factory settings must be reset to zero. To do this, follow "Display"=>"Channel 5"=>"Volume Up"=> "Power Up" to enter service mode. Finally, press "Channel 8" and then "Enter" to put the TV back to factory settings.
The above mentioned is usually performed by a service technician and they charge somewhere around $95 diagnostic fee. You just saved this charge. If you see flashing red lights count them when they flash in sequence. This is a code for the techs to tell them what is wrong. These flashing red lights sequentially flash from 0 to 10 times to identify a problem. Usually, when the bbulb goes bad the only thing that might need to be replaced would be a "lamp Driver" aka "Power Block Assembly" $116.25 online from Sony, or the ballast. Sometimes, if you do not have a video a Thermal FUse can go bad which only costs $4.80 for the KDF60-XS955 but the techs will charge you over $300. You can do this yourself if you can get your hands on a service manual.
Unfortanatly, your gonna need the original remote or a simular one to get to the channel programming mode in the menu. You can go to http://remotes.com or call 1-800-remotes and get one for your set. Im sorry i couldnt assist you more. Good Luck