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We have gone through the manual on how to set up and receive desired channels, it says it will find 88 and it has only found 10, some of them are fuzzy as well.

I am having problems getting the recorder to recognise that my TV has integral freeview channels...it only seems to recognise the old analoge channels...help please

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It is probably picking up the airwaves only. Treat it as if it were connected to a satelite dish service. You need to turn the device to channel 2 or 3 (depending on what output channel is specified on the freeview) and from here you can change the channels without having to scan for them. This might be the case but then again, it might not

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Can a magnavox smart Tv surf the web?


Philips Magnavox has designed televisions offering a number of different features and options that provide users optimal viewing experience and facilitate ease of use.
One such feature found in certain models is known as Smart Surf.
Smart Surf

The Smart Surf feature allows the user to store previously viewed channels as a series of select favorites, and to surf between those channels by repeatedly pressing the "Surf" button on the television's remote control.
The user can also delete the channels stored in this group and add different ones at a later time.
Stored Channels, TVs
The maximum number of channels that can be saved in the Smart Surf feature varies by model. Some (including the 13MT143S and 20MS233S) allow five, some (TS2554C) allow eight, and some (MX2797B) up to 10.
This feature is found mainly on older CRT TVs, as the the channel search and selection options in LCD TVs and/or their connected digital cable/satellite set-top receiver boxes have made it unnecessary.
Usage
Select a channel, either by using the "CH+" or "CH-" buttons or entering the channel's number. Press "Surf" while the channel number is displayed and press the right arrow button to add that channel. Press "Surf" repeatedly to scan through the saved channels.
To remove a channel, press "Surf" and the right arrow key again while the channel number is displayed.
http://download.m4c.magnavox.com/files/2/20mt133s/20mt133s_dfu_aen.pdf
13MT143S owners maual

http://www.manualshark.org/manualshark/files/26/pdf_24656.pdf
TS2554c owners manual
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Surf the Web on Your TV
As the technology that brings us the Internet merges more and more with the technology that brings us traditional television content, we will find ourselves watching TV shows on the computer and watching Internet content on our TV sets.
There are several ways to get Internet on your TV, though most may not be as satisfying as actually using your computer to surf the Web.
Connect TV to Laptop as Second Monitor
Connect your TV and your laptop computer using an S-video cable.
Connect the audio using a component audio cable with red and white connectors.
If your laptop doesn't have component audio, use an adapter that transfers the signal from both cables into one connector, which will plug into the headphone jack on your laptop.


Choose the input mode on the TV that corresponds to the type of connection you are using. Press the monitor button on your laptop.
This is probably a combination of the shift key and one of the function keys.


Tweak the monitor connections under "Display Settings" if necessary.
Choose a low resolution for the TV, which should show up as a second monitor. Select "Advanced Options" in the Display Settings box and choose "generic TV" as the monitor type.


You should now have the option to see items on your TV.
The TV will either have the same icons on both the laptop screen and the TV, or you can choose "extend the desktop onto this monitor" in Display Settings, and then drag items to the TV from the laptop screen.
You will be able to see the Internet and control things using the controls on the laptop.

TV with Internet Capability

Connect your TV to the Internet according to the TV manufacturer's instructions.
TVs with this type of port include Panasonic VIERA, Sharp LC series and Panasonic TC-PS1 series.


Navigate the menu using the TV remote and following any instructions in the TV manual relating to using the Internet.
Select the desired content and watch it.


Be aware that this type of TV may only show Internet content provided by websites and companies that have partnered with the TV manufacturer for inclusion.

Internet-enabled Game Console

Connect the game console to the TV and ensure there is a wireless Internet connection available. Alternatively, connect an Ethernet cable directly to the game console.


Using the game controller, choose the Internet channel. You can surf using a menu or enter a website URL with a virtual keyboard, or you can attach a USB keyboard to the game console.


Results may vary and this will not be as satisfying as surfing the Internet using a computer, but some websites will work well and all should be accessible.

Set-top Box

Connect a set-top box, such as a Roku, Sony Bravia, or NetGear ITV2000 to your TV.


Make sure a high-speed Internet connection is available.
This may be accessed wirelessly or through an Ethernet cable connected to the set-top box.


Select from the menu to choose content. Be aware that this option, like the Internet TV option, may limit you to content from providers that partner with the box manufacturers, and that you may not be able to use the entire Internet.



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Hi, I have a Panasonic model DMR-EX79. When I turn it on it says a new channel has been found. I click 'yes' and it re-tunes all channels. Then it says a new channel has been found and it keeps...


Pages 59 of the operation manual onwards detail common procedures for SETUP by using [FUNCTIONS] button on the remote.

While unit is stopped, or no discs loaded, press [FUNCTIONS] button to enter the setup menu on-screen. Using UP/DOWN arrow buttons, scroll down to 'OTHERS' and then select 'DISPLAY' tab. Once there, under 'New Channel Message' - if it is currently set to AUTOMATIC, set it to OFF, then exit the setup menu completely. This should solve future instances of nagging 'new channel found' (when it is clear the unit cannot receive it - especially HD channels or Pay-TV ones) messages.

You can always reset the unit to factory defaults later on if necessary, and this simple suggestion (as outlined in the manual) at least saves you the agony of a workshop technician telling you the same thing (although worded differently and probably not as nicely as here) then charging you per hour for it.

You can always download a free pdf copy of the manual for this very model DVD recorder unit if you have misplaced your original. Just right click the button 'GET THIS MANUAL' and save it to your PC from the following link.

Good luck. Hope this helps a tiny bit.

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I don't know how to tune the digital channels in my vcr. I can automatically tune channel 2, 9, 10, etc but not 7mate, 99Go etc


If your unit does not state DVB anywhere, either in the manual, or on the unit itself, and there are no options to tune in digital services via the menu on screen (as well as no EPG), chances are the tuner in it is analogue only, hence why you cannot tune digital channels in it. To receive all SD/HD digital channels, you would need to connect an external set top box to the recorder's AV inputs, and record/view them that way. (Set top boxes are cheaper than upgrading TVs and DVD equipment in many cases).

The only positive point here is it didn't cost you a workshop repair fee or a new unit - the user manual as a pdf for this model is available on FixYa if needed.

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Hi, I am in Melbourne Australia. Can I receive gem hd channel thru my dmr-ez48v. I haven't tried but I do have a hd monitor screen that I can plug the unit into. Also what does the hdmi on the unit do....


HDMI means high definition multimedia interface.

When connected to an HDMI compatible unit, an uncompressed digital audio and video signal is transmitted, enabling you to enjoy high quality digital video and audio with just one cable. When connecting to an HDMIcompatible HDTV, the output can be switched to 1080p, 1080i or 720p HD video.

Panasonic uses Viera link option between their video products.

When connecting with a Panasonic TV (VIERA) or a receiver equipped with 'HDAVI Control' function, linked operations are possible. [Linked Operations with the TV (VIERA LinkTM HDAVI ControlTM)]

Please use HIGH SPEED HDMI cables that have the HDMI logo (as shown on the cover).
It is recommended that you use Panasonic's HDMI cable.
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(2.0 m/6.6 ft.), RP-CDHG30 (3.0 m/9.8 ft.), RP-CDHG50 (5.0 m/16.4 ft.), etc.
Non-HDMI-compliant cables cannot be used.

(the above is from the owner's manual of this model - page 40 tells you about linked operation using HDMI HDAVI control and how to set it up)

As for Gem HD, this unit has an SD (standard definition) digital tuner - it will not decode/receive HD channels. I should point out that 7mate also is a HD channel but is not specified as such in any menu or even their website. (I found this out by accident when I tried to record on timer 7mate one day and all I got was 'unable to decode HD channel' banner at the bottom of a blank screen)

Channel 11 is a SD channel - so this will work with your DMR-EZ48 as will all the other relevant main free to air channels (ABC/7/9/10/SBS). GO! is also a SD channel.

To be able to record HD to this combo unit you will need a HD set top box connected via its AV inputs. HDMI simply means you will get HD video quality from the combo to the TV, you will not receive HD channels from your HDTV to your DMR-EZ48 unit via this method.

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The User Manual for your DVD Recorder is available here... http://www.p4c.philips.com/files/d/dvdr3380_05/dvdr3380_05_dfu_eng.pdf

Info related to your specific problem is as follows...

Setting your TV channel
programmes
Before the recorder can start recording
the TV channel programmes, you need to
search for the available TV channels and
store them in the recorder.
Note: Make sure you have successfully
made all the required connections to the
recorder, the TV and Satellite Receiver/
Cable Box (if any) and switched them on.
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A Press SYSTEM-MENU on the remote
control.
�� The system menu appears on the TV.
B Use ���� keys to highlight
{ System Menu - Channel Setup }
and press ��.
System Menu - Channel Setup
Modify Channel Information
Sort Channels
Channel Search
Edit
Sort
C Use ���� keys to highlight { Channel
Search } and press OK.
�� The automatic TV channel search
starts. This process may take several
minutes. Once complete, the total
number of channels found appears on the
TV.
Automatically scan all the receivable analogue local TV
channels and store these channels on the recorder.
�� Use ���� keys to highlight { Channel Search } and press OK.
�� The automatic TV channel search starts. This process may take
several minutes. Once complete, the total number of channels found
and stored appears on the TV.
Modify Channel Adjust a stored TV channel to your preference, improve the
Information reception and the sound quality of that TV channel.
1) Use ���� keys to highlight { Modify Channel Information } and
press OK.
�� The channel menu appears.
2) Use ���� keys to select one of the options.
{ Name } – You can use the numeric keypad 0-9 to select
the channel preset number which you wish to
change.
– Use ����keys to change alphabet/ number and
use ���� keys to select different entry fi elds, then
press OK to confi rm.
{ Scan Mode } – Select TV channel search mode based on
channel allocation or frequency.
– Use ���� keys to select { Frequency },
{ Channel } or { S-Channel } (Special Channel),
then press OK to confi rm.
{ Frequency } – Shows the frequency of the current TV
channel.
– If required, use ���� keys to start the automatic
frequency search and press OK to confi rm.
{ TV System } – Set the TV system that produces the least
distortion of picture and sound.
– Use ���� keys to select a suitable sound mode,
then press OK to confi rm. (See chapter “TV
System Guide” at the back of this manual for
more information).
{ NICAM } – Turn on or off the digital sound transmission
system which improves the sound quality of the
TV channel.
– Use ���� keys to select { On } or { Off }, then
press OK to confi rm.

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Not sure about this, but my guess would be that you don't have the correct channel set on the DVD recorder. It has to be the channel that you use to receive your signal, NOT the channel that you necessarily want to record. For instance- if you use channel 3 to receive your signal from dish, cable etc but want to record a program on (hypothetically) CBS which is (again hypothetically) channel 24 from your dish or cable provider you would go to "Prog/Check" on the remote, highlight the "New Timer Program" line and press "Enter", and then use the numeric buttons to select channel 3 (the channel you use to receive your signal, NOT 24, the channel you want to record). You will have to program your dish/cable box to provide the channel with the content you want to record, in this case- 24.
Not sure if that was your issue, but hope this helps.

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How Do We Install


maybe you'd got a wrong installation of your dvd.

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Owners manual


Turn on power to TV, and DVD/VCR, set TV to channel 3 or 4
Insert video cassette
Select desired channel by using CH/TRK
Set the desired recoring speed (SP or EP)
Press REC once
Press STOP to stop recording.

Timer Recording,
Press Menu and the Main menu will appear.
Use up and down arrows to choose the Timer record menu
Press Select/Enter to go to the Timer Record menu.
Use arrows to choose the program no. (1-8)
Use down arrow to choose Month option
Use arrows to choose the desired month
Use down arrow to choose the Day option
Use arrows to choose the desired day
Use down arrow to choose Start Option
Use arrows to choose the desired start time
Use down arrow to choose the Stop option
Use arrows to choose the desired stop time.
Use down arrow to choose the Channel option
Use arrows to choose the desired channel (Channel, Line1 or Line2)

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