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My tv is not getting any digital channels. It hasn't gotten any digital channels since it switched over from analog. Before it would get local channels via indoor antennae. I have tried it at another location where I should have just been able to plug in the cable cord, and nothing happened. I have ran the autoscan and nothing happens.

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Have you tried switching the internal decoder on? If it has one thats is, check the tv's menu, or the manual that came with....

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How to switch from analog to digital


The LED LCD TV's came out in 2009. It already has a built in digital HD tuner.

Allen wants to know how to switch the TV between the built in analog tuner and built in digital tuner.

Switching between the two tuners is done by means of the "TV mode" switch on the remote control.

You will NOT be able to select analog channels if have NOT done analog tunning.

If you need to do a retuning then hit the "menu" button select "setup" then "plug and play" enter the default pin number 0000. When you are selecting the channel source to memorize make sure you select "digital and analog". This will then cause the TV to tune and memorize both the analog and digital channels.

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How Do I get my tv to pickup local digital channels? I've been at it all day no luck someone please help me!


Hey Bobby, even though local channels for most places switched from analog to digital you still need an antenna. A digital antenna to be more precise. Advice: don't just get a digital antenna box, look for one that has an antenna on it. You can get some for $50 that will provide crystal clear picture. Speaking from experience. I hope this helps. Good luck.
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How do we scan/program in local tv channels. We bought an external antenna, but get no picture. Typically, there is a protocol for scanning channels into the set. Model is Sansui TVS2746B, and the set was...


Okay, does this tv have a built in DIGITAL tuner? Most tv's only have an analog tuner. You can tell the difference while you are changing the channels. If the channel indicates 2.1 or 2.2 and so forth, it is on a digital channel mode. If you change the channel and it indicated 2, 3, 4, etc. it is analog. If it has digital capability change the input until you see 2.1, 3.4 etc. If you cycle through all the inputs on the tv like, input 1 (TV) input 2(DVD) input 3(HDMI) and so forth and you never see the digital channel you most likely do not have a digital tuner. You will need to purchase a digital converter which will convert it to analog and you can watch it by placing you tv on analog channel 3 just like the old vcr's. Hope this helps and please don't forget to rate this solution.

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With this model tv, if you are using the coaxial connection on the tv to receive local stations you will not get any. The tv is digital, but not the tv tuner. As of June or July 2009 that tv will no longer receive analog channels from local stations as they are now all digital. You need a digital cable converter box to convert the signals to analog. *** This is if only if you are using the coaxial input.***

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Cancelled dish & hooked up rabbit ears. no local channels


Digital channels require a really strong signal to work well compared to analog. Can you get any analog channels through the tv itself? You will probably need to get a large antenna mounted outside to get these channels to work especially if you are a distance outside the city from where the broadcast is coming from. Sorry for the bad news. It is one of the bad things about the digital transition.

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You should use the auto-program function in the customer menu. It will prompt you to select which antenna input you wish to program and then ask if you are on cable or receiving signals via "air" or "broadcast" mode. Allow the TV to load all the channels. You may notice that the auto program mode may move along quickly during the addition of analog channels and that during the scanning of the digital channels that it may look like nothing is happening. Patience is a virtue here. Wait until it has completely scanned both analog and digital bands and you will recieve both versions of the station's signal. If, for example, you have a local channel 5, the digital version will be 5-1, and so on.

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I experience the same thing on a day to day basis. The key, is location of the antenna. Depending on where your antenna is located, determines if u can recieve local CBS analog v. digitial. I actually tried sticking aluminum foil to my old rabbit ear antenna legs. to my surprise, I even picked up digital channel I never knew existed. Besides, when the signal transmit in Digital, u are already prepared. Your local CBS afilliate station will be accesable on maybe 2 or 3 channels. example:

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Cable


Don't know where you are from, however, if you are with mediacom or a similar Cable provider, They informed me that their cable box does the converting and will only work when your tv is set to Analog. So, searching for "digital" channels will get you no-where. Set and search channels in analog and you "should" receive digital. Call your local cable provider and see if they tell you the same. Silly question, but are you signed up for digital service???

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