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Sharp TV I'm using my 15" Sharp TV to hook up to satellite. In order for the satellite receiver to work, the TV needs to stay on channel 3. Every time I turn the TV on, it starts to recycle through all the channels. How can I get it to stay on Channel 3?

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  • Karole Mar 23, 2008

    I just found the operation manual for the TV. I read cover to cover including the troubleshooting guide, and don't see anything that addresses my problem. This is a brand new set (I've had it 4 weeks). The model is LC-15SH7U.

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Without the specific model number, I can't give you teh exact sequence, but you need to setup the set to only enable channel 3. Work your way through the menus to select channel 3 as your "favorite" channel. Disable all of the others. The set should then turn on as channel 3 at all times. Feel free to post the model number and I'll pass along more details.
Dan

Posted on Mar 20, 2008

  • ABRsvcs Mar 25, 2008

    Is the TV powered up through the satellite receiver or directly to the wall? If through the receiver, then there is no power to the set until the receiver is turned on which forces the set into autoprogram each time you turn it on. With the unit plugged directly into the wall, force an autoprogram with the satellite receiver set to channel 3. That should be the only channel the set sees and thus will be the only channel when turning it on.

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