On the Component Input, on the HD channels, I can't get the closed captioning off. If I go to TV input I can turn the cc off, but the option doesn't even appear in the Component input. It is driving me crazy..; please someone help me before I return this TV...
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Try identifying which caption is from the TV and which is from the cable box by turning the TV Closed Caption on and off while you have to sets of captioning. This will show you which closed caption never turns off.
Take your cable and put it directly into the cable input jack on the set. Then turn the CC on and see if it functions that way. If it does then that means the CC circuitry is before the comp1 inputs therefor the dvr should have it's own CC setting because the set won't display it because of design.
If you want CC all of the time, this works well. But since you must power-off the cable box to change the setting, switching CC on and off is a real pain.
Your set-up is similar to mine (Sharp Aquos 46" and Comcast DVR). I have the composite output from the cable box going to a DVD-recorder and on to the TV. Whenever I need CC (usually to catch some mumbled dialog), I just rewind the DVR, and switch the TV input to the composite input. Then I switch back to HDMI to continue watching in HD.
I HAVE A SHARP SHARP LC19SB25U - 19" Class HDTV LCD TV. I can turn it on but I have no pictue and cannot use the remote that came with it. For some reason, when I press buttons on television or the remote, it won't respond. Can you help me.
I have a Sharp Aquos 46" and go a Comcast HD receiver as well, and had the same problem turning off the Closed Captioning. I order to turn it off you need to go into the box user setting by (starting w/ the cable box and tv on) pressing the power button for the cable box then the menu button for the cable box. This will open up the user settings menu. Just toggle CLOSED CAPTION to DISABLED.
You need to turn on closed captions through the menu of your PVR. To have it on all the time, turn the box off, press menu on the front of the box, and scroll down to captions.
This should fix the problem
your TV do not disable close caption in composite mode. It may in component mode. Please make sure that the close caption in your TV menu is not set to "text" Please be advice that CC :Text is the ONLY one that can give you a black box.
This is what just worked for me. If I can figure this out, anyone can :) We have comcast cable hddvr box, motorola 3416, and a new Samsung HD Plasma, but try this no matter what you have...
turn your cable box off, and THEN press menu on the box. A white screen popped up and this is where I had to scroll down to and disable the captions. I couldn't believe this worked since I thought the cables were enabled on my TV since my captions were covering my cable menus, but it was the cable. I hope this helps.