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Memorex MLT1912: Signal only coming through on two channels

I just bought a Memorex MLT1912 19" HDTV ready television (Dec. 2007). I have a standard Basic Cable connection: no Digital Cable and no HD signal. My source is on "TV," my Setup Source is on "CATV." I do the autoset and the only channels I can get through on the set are 5 (CBS) and 6 (CSPAN-2). Everything else is blue screen and "no signal."

I use another slightly older, presumably non-HDTV-ready LCD TV, an RCA L1510, on the same cable signal; along with my internet connection, and they both work prefectly fine. I don't think it's a signal strength issue; because I tried the Memorex with the other two devices disconnected; and I still only got channels 5 and 6.

Thanks in advance for any feedback!

Nik P.

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  • Nik_P Jan 05, 2008

    Thanks again for your advice, Otacon.

    Unfortunately, I had already tried this at the same time I tried the preset function. Entered each of the 60-70 channels manually, verified the source (TV) and the signal (CATV), verified that the Skip option was set to off: each time on each channel. Did it again this morning, and it still only gave reception for 5 and 6. Everything else is a blue screen with no signal. So I'm pretty close to returning this thing, unless there are other suggestions.

    Thanks again for any additional suggestions,
    Nik P.



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Did you try setting and finding the other missing channels manually?

Posted on Jan 03, 2008

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    Damen Wong Jan 05, 2008

    I see...if you can return it then do it. There is probably something wrong with the tuner. Sorry...if I think of something I will let you ASAP.



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