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1.is the tv plugged in & getting electric? 2. Does the tv show a raster,a blue screen. 3.is the tv getting an input signal , assuming that the answer to 1 &2 was yes. 4. Is your cable box plugged in. 5. are all the connections into your cable box connected or did one fall of 6. did you pay your cable bill on time. If your cable box is bad , the cable company should fix or replace it for free. If you or someone else unhooked the connections,say by tripping over them,the cable company will restore the connections and chatge you a service call fee. 7. do you have dish or direct tv? either of those services will loose picture if it is raining out and picture wont come back until after the storm passes. 8. if you have dish or direct tv, and a branch,a person or an animal, a bird, has fallen on the dish/direct tv antenna, it may have misalligned the dish and it will no longer recieve the satalite signal. THere is a reallignment service available;dish network charges $95.00 unelse you have insurance,like i do,so it only cost me $15.00 I never had direct tv soi could not say, but dish net claims direct tv is more expensive
You can allign the antenna yourself ,if it is not on a steep roof. You need one person moving the antenna & another person at the tv telling him if the picture is getting better or worse. The dish box comes with a built in signal strength gague for that purpose.
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It sounds that the tuner to your TV is faulty. It should be replaced. Before confirming, check the antenna connection for firmness, and the antenna wire have no breaks inside it. If you wish to get more details, check this site linked
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Purchase your UHF/VHF antenna. The antenna can also be purchased at most electronic and retail stores. Consult your list from Step 1 and see how powerful the over-the-air signals are for your specific address. Purchase your antenna based on the broadcasting power you need to receive a clear picture on your TV. You might be able to get away with an indoor antenna if your signal strength is strong enough. If not, you'll need to purchase an outdoor antenna.
4 Install your antenna (or have it done professionally) according to the building codes of your area. If you must use an outdoor antenna, it is a good idea to have the antenna professionally installed. This ensures that it is properly grounded on your roof, not too close to electrical wiring and stable during inclement weather.
5 Hook the converter box up to your television using the cable that came with it (F Cable). Hook your antenna up to the converter Box. Turn on your TV and converter box. Tune your TV to channel 3 and press "Scan" on the digital convert box. Allow the box to scan for your available channels.
6 View your picture and adjust your antenna accordingly for the clearest over-the-air feed. You should only need to make adjustments once. If you are having a difficult time getting a clear picture, use a signal strength indicator to see where you receive the most powerful signal.
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If you can monitor the supply to the LNB, you may find it is low, unplugging it when the decoder is powered up allows for more power. I would change the power supply capacitors if more than a couple of years old.
One end of the coax cable is connected to your antenna. The other end connects to a coax port on the back of the receiver labeled "TV/Antenna Cable In". All DISH Network receivers have this port on the back except our "K" series receivers. These receivers require a module to plug into the back of the receiver. Connect the antenna cable to this port, "TV/Antenna Cable In", if the receiver has the port available. I hope this helps.
If it works on DVD but not on your Dish, and when you connected it to another house it had the same problem then it sounds like your input connection is bad on the TV. That is if I am understanding this right. From what I am reading your Dish network is not showing a picture but the audio is working fine. The DVD player works fine on the TV though. Then you took the TV and hooked it to another dish system and it was the same problem. That sounds to me like you TV is having a problem, either that or the cables for your Dish network are bad. Try switching to a different input, like the one the DVD player is on and seeing if it works there. If not, then the cables are bad and you just need to replace the cables. If it does work though where the DVD was working before then your TV input is bad on that port you were hooked to before.
Let me know if you have any other questions and if this was helpful. If you need some more clarification let me know, I hope this is helpful. Good luck and have a good weekend. Get it fixed before the Super Bowl.
OK here we go .the most common problem with dish network and directv is that any cable connections you have that are on the outside of the house are a HUGE weak point in the system.what you want to do is go outside and locate the dish once you have start following the cables until you find any of these cable connections or splices.once you have located them get a 7/16 wrench and remove the cable ..What your are looking for is corrosion in the cable connection.it will look like rust.What happens is your dish system sends 13 and 18 volts down the line to switch channels.When any water gets in these connections it will start to short the connection BUT,you will still get TV for a long while eventually this small short will start to damage the cable connection and you will lose signal all together.make sure to check all of these OUTSIDE connections.Once you find one that is bad you can go to radioshack and buy a cable prep tool that STRIPS the coax"COAX STRIPPERS" to its correct lengths.simply cut off the old connector and replace it.There is a GREAT tutorial at satellitescoop.com that shows you how to do this the right way for under 10 dollars make sure to follow the directions on that site and you should be watching TV in no time.
you can try changing the assigned channel.you should have to put the second T V on a certain channel like channel 72 or 68 or something like that.on the main reveiver you should go into the menu and poke around in the setting until you see a REMOTE ADDRESS option walk through the steps and change the channel that the second TV receives its picture on, you should shoot for channel 62-72.also make sure the hisense is set to a cable input.you can go into the menu on the hisense and go to your settings and change this .it will be on CABLE or ANTENNA.try switching those around.also did you have sound before coming out of the coax output on the hisense? if your not sure then plug a vcr into and make sure the TV is working with different equipment.GOOD LUCK!