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Connection problems with Philips DTR220

Having connected up a Philips DTR220 to get freeview, I cannot access any freeview channels. A message appears saying no signal, check antenae and cable. I've checked and am in a freeview reception area, my tv aerial which was in the attic is now high up on an outside wall but I'm still getting the same message. No problem at all with terrestial tv. Any ideas? Do I need a digital aerial (is there such a thing)?

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There is such a thing as a HD areial, but in this case it sounds like you need to point the antenna in the right direction. If your freeview is digital then there is a diredtion the areial needs to piont, and there is a front and a back to it. You need to find where the signal source is located and point the areial in that direction.

Posted on Mar 31, 2008

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