My prima tv on screen dispaly is in chinese? i think and picture is messed up
I was trying to program my tv with a universal remote when all of a sudden to loud clicks and the screen went black and white i could not turn the tv off. I then unpluged the power source and reset the tv. All the writting was in some strange language chinese? maybe. The tv channels are barleyvisble and in some wide screen format. Also i can chane the menu osd to english or the wierd language but thats it. also the writting appears more slanted.
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Universal remote codes for Prima TV are: 1019 0165 0116 0167 Just note these codes, and buy a universal remote control, which have these setup codes in its code list. If your TV asks for a five digit code, buy one RCA RCR 311STN model remote control. Five digit codes for this remote control, with Prima tV are: 10761, 10783, 10815, 10817
We'rehappy to help you with programming your DISH Network remote to your Prima TV.Start by pressing and holding the TV button located on the top of your remoteuntil all mode button back lights come on, and then release. Use the numberbuttons to enter the codes for your Prima TV; here are some of the codes wecurrently have for it: 674, 653, 673, 912, and 842. Press the pound (#) button.To check that the code works try several different functions on the remote tomake sure it will properly operate the TV. Remember that some codes may not becompatible with your TV. If this is the case, try the other codes listed foryour Prima TV until you find one that is compatible with it.
Ifnone of the above codes worked we recommend performing a power scan:
Power scan instructions:
Step 1: Press and hold the TV mode button until all mode button back lights illuminate,then release.
Step 2: Press and release the Power button.
Step 3: Press the Up button once a second while pointing the remote at the desiredequipment. If the code for the equipment comes up, the equipment will poweroff.
Step 4: Press the pound (#) button. If the code entered is valid for the remote, themode light flashes three times.
After doing the power scan please remember to put the remote back into SATmode. We hope this helps and thank you for being a valued DISH Network customer!
Phillip Chang DISH Network Customer Service Representative
WE took our T.V. to Gragal Electronics in Waterloo, On. and he was able to reset the settings within the tv and it only cost us $81.36 to have it fixed. Apparently other remotes can go in and corrupt the saved settings, which messes up your tv.