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37" Polaroid LCD TV No signal appears when select channel

All channels are programmed in, working fine one day, next try turn it on and blue screen appears with 'no signal', some channels the picture appears for afew seconds and then goes to blue screen with 'no signal', when you select PIP little boxes appear with visual of the channels so we know it not a tuning of channels/aerial problem. Can you help it driving us nuts!!!

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  • keystoneC Mar 10, 2008

    SAME ISSUE - 32" Polaroid HD widescreen LCD TV/DVD combo: was working fine for months now the blue screen appears with 'no signal', some channels the picture appears for afew seconds and then goes to blue screen with 'no signal'.  I checked the connection and get great channels on other tvs to the same connection.  Checked input, reset settings, changed cables, etc.  Please help!

  • BW502 May 06, 2008

    I have the same problem. I managed to get rid of the blue screen by going to Menu > Options > Blue Screen > Off. Now I can actually see all the channels, although the "No Signal" bubble appears over the top of the picture after a second or so. However, I don't have any sound. Also, the tuning doesn't seem to 'hold' - ie if I turn the TV off and back on again, the picture on all channels is jumpy, as if the TV was not correctly tuned. Auto programme fixes this, but then the TV returns to its silent "No Signal" state.

  • pincheturi May 28, 2008

    screen suddenly turns blue with "NO SIGNAL" in right corner, I've reset channels, checked cable connections, it works fine for a couple of hours then starts again when it does I turn tv off wait for red light then turn back on and it works for half hour or so, this is ridiculous, HELP ME!

  • Anonymous May 30, 2008

    bluesceen, no singal, pitcher poping when it comes in and snow, huming when truned on

  • Anonymous Oct 31, 2008

    i have had similar problems ,i reset the digital channels now i get nothing apart from a blue screen,thought i was getting a bargain,now i just have a head ache,nothing in the instruction manual says what to do once i have reset to factory settings,looks like i will have to use my freeview box .unless anyone can help.thanks

  • Anonymous Dec 31, 2008

    First channels were programmed into the tv, after a while you couldn't get no channels but no signal with blue screen

  • Anonymous Mar 30, 2014

    channels 105-115 I get the description box on the screen but no picture

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I was having same problem, and think I got lucky and found fix.

Try unplugging the TV and waiting 30 seconds, then plug back in.

You will likely get blue screen with "No Signal".

Go to Menu, then scroll down to "Setup". Select "Factory Reset" then hit "Yes."

This did it for me. Wish you all luck.

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How do i set up pip

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My Polaroid 32" HDTV just recently acted up: it has loss it's HD channels (ie 2.1, 2.2, etc) all of a sudden. The TV is set to "Air" as supposed to "Cable" setting even though it is connected to cable that only has two cable channel. It was fine before and had set the TV several time to rescan for channels and it was perfectly fine. I tried several times to scan and even resetted to its several manufacture setting and had no luck what so ever. I know for the fact that if when it scans for channels it only receives those channels that are most clear and strong, while it leaves out those that may have weak signals. I never had problems recovering those HD channels but now I have all analogs insteads. It's driving me insane because I hate the fact that these locals channels have HD and I only get their standard analog signals. I know that this is not the best brand of TV out there and it worked. My TV is feeding off cable with limited cable broadcast and should still work even though it is set on "Air" as supposed to cable.

Please let me know if anyone of you have encountered the same problem(s), and if you solve the mystery. Would some please tell me what does "PIP" on the remote means and what and how to use it. Thanks in advance.

-Ethan (soltero415@gmail.com)
PS I woudn't be able to return this TV back, the store that I bought this just filed Chapter 11. :(

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So, I couldn't get the tuner to work (tried everything). Eventually I realised the cheapest solution would be to buy a digital set top box, and use this as the tuner instead of relying on the one built-in to the TV. Works fine.
But yes, I won't be buying another Panasonic in a hurry.

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Don't ever buy a Polaroid television again, manually reset factory settings via Menu button. You must do this each time you turn on the television when it was off.

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