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No input from cable connection

The TV works with DVD player and playstation. No input from cable. Blank blue screen. RCA P60755AT

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Re: No input from cable connection

Sounds likely you have a bad tuner. If you have a cable box with your cable service and it is upgraded for video and audio rca jacks output you can run red white and yellow wires to tv input where the DVD is connected or additional jacks if available. This bypasses the tuner

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