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Humax lu23-td2 tv no DTV channels

I have a humax lu23-td2 tv and it will not pick up any DTV channels after changeover. it starts to scan auto and gets to 50% and just stops dead and will not pick up the dtv channels please help.
When I go to status- no DTV software number is showing???

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  • eifionydd Apr 29, 2010

    Thanks for your comments. I notice by searching that at least 2 other owners have this problem but have not been given answers on the forums.


    I have tried the TV on 2 different aerials and other TV's - run a B&B- so not the aerial- Not on cable. So if bad DTV tuner what options have I?

  • eifionydd Apr 29, 2010

    Helpful but bad news about the TV!

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Ok do you have a aerial antenna or are you using your cable service provider?

Possible causes:
1. aerial antenna not DTV compatible
2. You using your cable providers DTV traffic that is locked
3. you got a bad DTV tuner in the tv.

There are good antennas that WORK with this rollover
http://www.radioshack.com/family/index.jsp?categoryId=2032205

If you in a rural area where the DTV conversion hit you may need to BOOST that signal. Make no mistake here not all antenna's work for the new DTV signal trust me I have done my homework and research.

Now in rare instances here your tuner could be the issue so I would check that as well.

Now if you using you cable providers signal from there cable plant you need to call them to ask if they do or do not block those signal until you get a converter. See this is the issue with cable companies they want you to rent there box. fight with them hard enough they will left the restrictions on your line.

I gave you 3 scenarios and 3 solutions. I hope these find you a resolve.

for my expert advice and solutions and hard work please press the accept button for my efforts.

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    Grand Canyon Tech Apr 29, 2010

    Well,



    I can give you several options:



    1. $60 bucks radio shack external DTV tuner can hooke up to a RCA in the back or to a standard DEF co-axe connection.



    2. Repair of the TV $250 for your part labor might be a little high at the time of this economic down spiral.



    3. Hate me! A new TV $600-infinity almost ;) Depends on what flavor tv you want.



    Roll your dice, Pick whats behind whatever door 1,2 or 3 but there all options and they are on the table and they do satisfy just like a nice butter finger bar. (being sacarastic)



    Hope this helps please press the accept button for my efforts.

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    Grand Canyon Tech Apr 29, 2010

    Well Humax might not have been the brand for you. I heard about them but saw lots of issues in the past with them nto just with DTV tuners but other issues.



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