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InputChannel without remote

Is it possible to get to the Input channel (for video games) without a remote control?

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  • Anonymous Nov 18, 2007

    reciever for remote does not accept any signal from any remote

  • Anonymous Nov 24, 2007

    go to chanell one then keep going but it automaticly goes to channel 125.

  • Anonymous Sep 21, 2008

    i cant get the input from the tv



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Yes and no depends on the TV if you have a menu button press it and go to autoprogram and let it find all the channels then press channel down until you get to channel 1 then press it again and it should start cycling through aux inputs.sometimes TVs dont have a menu button and this is not possible.try simply pressing channel down until you get to channel 1 then maybe it will cycle through your inputs.Please rate me if this helps.

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