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One channel fuzzy

I have a cable connection. A couple of days ago while changing channels, one channel (52) went all fuzzy grainy on me as if it's a little out of focus. Other channels all seem to be as clear and sharp as they were before. Another TV on the same cable connection has a sharp clear picture on all channels including that one. It appears there is a problem on this one channel on this one TV. Any ideas? Any way to adjust the reception/ focus on just one channel?

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Re: One channel fuzzy

Tis is an ongoing problem I seen increase alot over the past few months. From what I can gather, all the channels being broadcast over going from the analog to digital, there's no big suprise to anyone. However, the change from analog to digital is changing at a faster rate, so when you look at the TV some channels will be fine and others will have grey lines, fuzzy picture. The only solution-you need a TV with some kind of digital tuner. On the TV itself if the (TV has one) it will say "SD" or "ED" which stands for standard digital or enhanced digital.

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