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Sansui San0218-250GB Just got a new Sansui San0218-250GB. Connected it with an antenna cable to the antenna input of the tv. The tv (which is pretty old) doesn't have connectors for the white/yellow/red cable, so didn't use that. Problem is that all I'm getting is snow when I switch the tv to the video channel. When I switch the tv to other channels, I get those channels ok. Any help would be greatly appreciated.

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You need 2 antenna cables. wall socket ----> DVD antenna in and DVD antenna out ----> TV

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Where is the video in connection ?


if you dont see rca audio/video inputs or s-video, the tv must be pretty old and when vcr's first came out in the 70's the input was through the coaxl (antenna) cable. you would run the antenna in to the vcr then out to the tv.- all coax cable

Feb 16, 2015 | Televison & Video

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Wont receive digital channels after scan non found


Hi Patrick,

You must have a UHF / VHF antenna connected to the antenna input of the TV to scan for digital channels. Most new TV's have a threaded, round 75 ohm coax cable connection for this - but yours might even have connection consisting of 2 small screws to connect a 300 ohm twin lead antenna cable instead. Use which ever yours has.

If you are using this input for the input of a cable TV "set top box" (STB), satellite STB, or similar, you will likely only find a single analog channel (Ch3 or Ch4) after a scan as the scan will only find the output of the STB - which is usually on Ch3 or Ch4 - and not be able to scan the STB channels.

Additionally, the antenna input of the TV will only provide a standard definition picture if connected via coax cable from the STB. It will only provide a high definition picture if connected to a UHF / VHF antenna and a broadcaster is close enough for its signal to be received by the antenna. The way to obtain the best possible picture (high definition) when using an STB for tuning channels is to use an HDMI cable between the STB and TV. An HDMI cable will provide the very best picture and audio signals from the STB to the TV; all over a single cable and is the recommended practice.

I hope this helps!

Dec 26, 2014 | Televison & Video

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When i mak the automatical programin for my tv (toshiba model no. CN27H95) it find nothing!!!! so there are others ways to mak manual programing to find chanels?


This feature is pretty reliable and the lack of channels may be due to the lack of signal to the set.

You must have either an antenna, a cable from a cable service or a satellite receiver connected for the set to find any channels.

Oct 24, 2014 | Toshiba CN27H95 27" TV

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No signal stuck on channel 2 with black screen. Model KDL37M3000


Are you connected to a cable or sat box, Are you connected thru antenna input on tv or a/v input. If connect to box thru antenna jack of tv do channel search to pick up ch 3 if box is set to that. If connected to outside antenna still do channel searsh but be sure tv is set to antenna. If connected via av or hdmi the cable or sat box is bad.

Apr 01, 2014 | Sony BRAVIA Televison & Video

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I have lost my remote for my sansui tvm1916a and i want to still use my dvd player, how do i change the imput? pushing the two buttons at once brings up a menu but input isnt an option


Hi,

If your DVD player is connected to your TV with a SCART cable, your TV should switch to DVD input when you insert a DVD and press' Play'. If you are connected with a standard co-axial aerial cable (fly lead) this wont work and you will need to buy a SCART cable (or new remote) if you wish to continue using your DVD player with this TV.

Hope this helps,

Regards,
BElectric

Nov 16, 2010 | Sansui TVM1316 13" TV

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Just got a Sega Mega drive, connected to my plasma


Most old systems such as Mega Drive will come with an RF adaptor, which plugs into the back of the console and has a coaxial tip on the other end, to connect to the tv.

When you connect the coaxial end to the tv, you connect it to the round coax plug which is where you used to plug in your old cable tv hookup. It also might say Ant. or Antenna.

Turn on your megadrive and use your TVs input selector to change to either "antenna" or "tv" or "cable" input, or until you hit the input which displays your megadrive's signal.

Tip: use your TV's view options to change the input to a 4:3 or "not stretched" aspect ratio so that your old Fullscreen video games will not be stretched out wide on your new widescreen HDTV.

Good Luck!

Jan 30, 2010 | Sega Megadrive Black Console

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We have a new HDLCDVD220 Sansui television. The rabbit ears antennae we were using on our old tv worked ok, but on this one. its awful. There is almost no color and terrible reception. We were told to get...


You mentioned rabbit ears for old tv, how old are the rabbit ears? Time and humidity will make rabbit ears lose connections internally. Also, if your old rabbit ears have the flat cable going to the tv you probably had to add a converter to go to the new tv. The flat cable will lose signal strength were ever the cable touches metal. Also the adapter will cause signal lose. The best bet is to buy an amplified indoor antenna. You also may try a paper clip and about 3to4' of small gauge wire put the paper clip (bend out to fit) into the center of the antenna in on the tv have the wire connected and let it hang or lift it to see how the picture improves. The problem with rabbit ears is that you have to use war time tactics. Crawl on your stomach and adjust to best picture, if you stand and adjust the signal is usually reflected off your body and will be nice until you walk away.

Jan 28, 2009 | Sansui HDLCDVD220 22 in. LCD TV TV/DVD...

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Connecting VCR to TV


Oh man dont shoot your stuff instead use your remote and go to your menu and select your input. You tv is looking at your coaxial input but you can select which input you want. 1, 2 front back whatever you need. channell 3 or 4 has nothing to do with connecting up your dvd if you connect and choose the front connection in your menu.

Oct 21, 2008 | Televison & Video

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Troubleshooting vcr


Usually one connects a RF [cable tv, Dish tv, antenna ] cable to the INPUT of VCR & a RF cable output to tv (antenna )INPUT .The reason is that if you are watching TV reception (Cable, Dish, etc) and you want to watch VCR tape, just push the tape in and it should start playing picture.
From what I understand that you are trying to say:: [ YOUR NEW TV ! ] you MUST connect to the RCA jacks, CABLE S with RCA plugs that come out of the VCR to the new TV [ INPUT & OUTPUT] jacks .When you ["" use input botton on VCR remote"" ] you are using a DIFFERENT input signal. You are not letting the TV know that you are changing the signal from RF(antenna, Cable, Dish,etc)to the RCA signal ["" I use my input botton on my vcr remote""]

Aug 14, 2008 | Televison & Video

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