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TV freezes when switching to a digital channel

The TV will lock up or freeze when switching to a digital channel. It wil only happen when using the channel up or down. Not when inputting the channel. Also it is not the same channel where the issue happens.
The remote or the buttons on the side of the TV will not respond. The only way to bring the tv back is to pull the power cord.

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  • dirty mike Feb 06, 2009

    Where do I get the firmware ver 2

  • Anonymous Mar 20, 2014

    tv is not working, says it is in an invalid format and I don't know what channel the tv should be on I do know it is set up to display channels in hdmi 2 and was working fine until my 5 yr old was attempting to use the remote control.

  • Anonymous Mar 28, 2014

    Can restart by changing channel up one and back to same channel.

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Issue was with the HD channels only.
Updated the firmware of the TV to ver 2.

Now the TV will stutter for a second when changing to a HD channel but it no longer locks up.

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The problem your describing can be contributed to your cable box. Depending on your cable company there are times when the box has trouble translating the signal to the tv. You tv is operating normally. Suggest to the cable company to switch your box.

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