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I just purchased the RCA model L32HD31R. Everything works fine except that I can't remove the analog channels from the list. I get my signal OTA so no cable or sat issues. I go into the List Menu and they are all unchecked. It worked fine right off the bat and then it suddenly added the analog channels. I have tried unplugging the antenna and rescanning...still does it. I unplugged the unit and left it unplugged for 10 minutes hoping it would reset..it didn't. I just want to be able to hit the channel button and not have to scroll through multiple analog channels to get to the very few digital channels I get.

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  • goatscrumpy Jun 20, 2009

    Umm..yeah, sending a link to RCA doesn't really help unless you can be a little more specific. Been there and have the user guide sitting in front of me.



    Thanks though.

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I had the same problem and finally sloved it. You have to leave the input channels ( Vid1, Vid2, SVid, Cmpt, HDMI, etc ) in the In Channel List. So push the INPUT button, go to VID1, press Menu, go down to List & Labels then check In Channel list. Do this for all the inputs and then run your Channel search again. I hope this works for you. It did for me.

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  • Vdloyd Jul 18, 2011

    Do you have any suggestions if we do all of this and still don't have the digital channels?

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