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How do i program cable channel in to my 27" tv ,,only has local channels 2-13 when we use auto program, no other stations lock in to the tv....SAP in left hand corner 27" glass screen flat

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You have to make sure the TV is set to cable not air. Will not look for upper programs unless it is set to cable. SAP needs to be off in the setup menu unless you want it on. Secondary Audio Program(SAP) is for foreign languages.

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If you are in the US, there is no logical reason to go back to UHF/VHF as there are no broadcasting stations using the analog frequencies anymore. Those old tuners will not decode anything that is coming over the airwaves. Thus their channel scans will not detect ant channels, making you think there is something wrong. You would need one of the digital converter boxes sold during the transition period and then you will only get your local channels, much as you would have before.

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SAP is short for "second audio program" and is a way to send a second audio track along with the main one. In many areas stations use SAP to provide Spanish or other language sound for movies and other programs. If you have SAP turned on you don't know it until you tune to a channel where it's being used, and then you hear the other sound. Just turn SAP off using the remote control or TV menu.

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Cannot get local channels back after dropping cable.


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TV SETTING
1. Press the MENU button.
2. Use or button to select the TV setting menu, then press or button.
3. Use or button to select the Channel no. setting and use the or button
to change from AIR (over-the-air broadcasts) to CABLE (cable/satellite broadcasts).
4. Use or button to select the Tuning mode and use the or button.
5. Use or button to select the Auto tune and press or button to
confirm the selection. The unit will immediately search through all possible TV
channels and store those channels with signals in memory. After this is complete,
the unit will switch to the first channel found.
6. To exit the MAIN MENU and return to the normal screen, press the EXIT button.
Note : In DVD mode, this option is not available.
Remarks:
1. Channel no. : 2-69 channel for Air mode, 1-125 channel for Cable mode.
2. Tuning mode : Air or Cable mode are available.
3. Auto tune : Searches for usable stations and stores them in memory.
4. Skip : ON - Skip weak channels. OFF - No channel skip.
5. Fine tune : The frequency changes to allow fine tuning.
6. AFC : Auto frequency control.
7. MTS : Select the Mono sound/Stereo sound/Secondary Audio Program (SAP).
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TV SETUP
MTS (Multi-channel Television Sound) SETTING
This feature allows reception of sound other than the main audio for the program.
1. Press the MENU button.
2. Use or button to select the TV setting menu, then press or button.
3. Use or button to select MTS menu, and press or button to select the
options (Mono, Stereo, SAP)
4. To exit the MAIN MENU and return to the normal screen, press the EXIT button
on remote control.
Note:
• MTS only operates while in TV mode.
• The SAP (Secondary Audio Programs) feature allows a TV station to broadcast
other information, which could be audio in another language.
RESTORE SETTING
If you reset the TV to the factory settings, all your present settings on picture &
sound will be erased and replaced by the factory’s default settings. However, picture
setting in PC mode and parental setting will not be erased.

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No sound on four channels while all other channels sound is fine.


You most likely have the SAP1.gif mode activated. Look for a button on your remote or an item in the on-screen menus of your television1.gif called MTS or SAP. You want to set this to "Main" "Normal" or "Stereo" (or even "Mono") mode to hear the regular television sound.

If it is in SAP (Secondary Audio Program) mode, as I believe yours is, you may hear no sound or a different audio program. Often this is a translation to another language, such as Spanish, and other times (notably with PBS stations) it is an unrelated audio (often music) feed. On some stations there may be no sound at all with the audio mode set to SAP.

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Auto SAP


The problem is not a cable one, but a TV function. Pull out your user manual for your TV. My dad just had this happen, and he has a Sony WEGA TV. The auto sap is an AUTO Secondary Audio Program, you need to find the menu to back out of it.

Good luck.

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No sound on two stations


the best thing to do fine tune manualy

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No sound on two local channels?


Do you have the original remote? it will look like the one here:http://www.remotes.com/remotes/servlet/rs?a=gmi&smodel=B27TF680&brand_pn=RCA_B27TF680&mode=large&uid=11758883061400 If you do not have the original remote you will not be able to switch off the SAP setting, without it as there is a button that controls the sound. when this button is pressed you see where to turn off the SAP setting. Good Luck

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Some channels have no sound some are in spanish


With your remote, go into the menu, find the audio setup and click off the SAP. Thats the Second Audio Program. Some Broadcasters send a second lanquage along with the regular audio. Someone must have been looking around or playing with the remote and turned on the SAP.. Good Luck PS please do not forget to rate this thread

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