Hey I have just been given an older NEC TV for my flat. I bought a cord to connect the TV to the antenna plug in the wall. I turned the TV on and some of the channels were fine but when i tried to tune Channel 2 using the manual dials i managed to stuff up all the channels so now every channel is flickering. I have tried to tune them in but can't stop the flickering. It's just not tuning for me at all. I have found out that the TV came with a Phillips universal remote but can't figure out if this will tune the TV or not. I don't have any instruction manuals so don't know what to do. Do you have any ideas?
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Check whether the product is turned on. Try another channel. The problem may be with the broadcast. Is the power cord inserted into wall power outlet? Check your antenna direction and/or location. Test the wall power outlet, plug another product's power cord into the outlet where the product's power cord was plugged in. If these tips don't work, you can also try to power cycle the TV. Turn the TV off and unplug it for about a minute. Plug it back in and power it back on to reset the settings back to factory default.
Most of the sony TV's comes with an auto tuning facility and all your need is ensure that the RF inout/cable TV or antennae is plugged into before the auto tuning is activated.
The auto tuning is available inthe older models on the set and in the newer models on the remote control. Choose program menu , tuning, auto mode.
Also you can search inthe manual mode individually and preset the channels position to your convenience such as news channels together, movies together etc.
Well you can follow the below steps - 1. Inspect the antenna for any signs of damage. Identify and examine the power adapter cord and the coaxial antenna cable for any rips tears or other defects. 2. Plug the adapter into the antenna's power adapter socket. It will be labeled "12V DC/Adapter". If you are using an antenna that does not require power, such as rabbit ears, you may skip this step. 3. Next connect the antenna cable to the television using the TV's "Antenna In/75 Ohm" input jack. Make sure the antenna connector is twisted tightly into place. Place the antenna on a sturdy surface such as the top of an entertainment center. If you have an older analog TV that is a non high definition ready/capable display and are using a digital to analog converter box, generally, the antenna will plug into the input of the converter and the output of the converter will plug into the antenna input of your TV. 4. Plug the antenna's power supply into a 120V AC wall outlet. This will turn the antenna on. If you are using the "rabbit ears" style antenna, make sure that the each section of the antenna is fully extended. This will give you the best reception. 5. Turn on the TV and check for digital reception. You will know that you are receiving digital signals because the picture will be clear and free of any analog "snow" or other artifacts. Digital TV channels have DVD quality picture and sound.
I don't know what might have been making it turn on in the middle of the night. It it keeps turning off while you are watching, you might want to check if:
1) someone is accidentially hitting the SLEEP button on the remote. The TV will turn off automatically 30, 60 or 90 minutes after the sleep button is hit. It can also get hit if you set the remote between seat cushions on the couch and someone moves, etc.
2) Does the TV get enough ventilation to allow heat in the TV to circulate away from the set? Drapes, tight cabinet, etc. The temperature sensor may turn the TV off automatically to protect the TV.
3) Your power cord is not well plugged into the wall or you might have some issues with the wall outlet - expecially if it is an older home (before 1980). Any wiggle of the cord may cause it to disconnect for a very short time - the TV will shut off.
4) This Brand is only available through BEST BUY and this model has a 1-year warrentee. The manual says to call 1-888-BESTBUY for service.
Hi i have a NEC PlasmaSync Plasma Monitor which was given to me ages age, im trying to connect an antenna to watch free to air tv but there dosnt seem to be one?? The model is Px42vm5hw.. can anybody help me as i have watched every dvd i own!!!