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Remote control changing channels

Can't change channels using number pad on remote - but can on up/down control
its displaying channel number in top left corner but will not change
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  • scrappydoo2 Apr 21, 2008

    thanks for your help - most useful

  • Anonymous Dec 02, 2008

    My mother is seeing the exact same thing. Some buttons on the remote work, but not those to change the channel. The remote is in the TV mode, but it's behaving as though it were in another mode.

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Make sure to push the TV button on the remote. some times it will be in the wrong mode ie VCR.

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If you can't change channels from the receiver, turn off the receiver. Then unplug it for at least 15 seconds. Plug the receiver back it and turn it on. Again, try changing channels from the receiver itself.

Tune to a channel, and while programming is playing, try tuning to the missing channel by entering the channel number on the remote control keypad to see if channels change. Do not try to select the channel from a channel list, program guide, or favorites list.

If this approach takes you to the correct channel, you need to adjust your favorites list function. Press the "guide" button on your remote. Look for a button on your remote called "fav" or "list." Press it several times and watch for an indication at the top of the guide that you are moving from "all channels" to a particular favorites list.

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If you can't change channels from the receiver, turn off the receiver. Then unplug it for at least 15 seconds. Plug the receiver back it and turn it on. Again, try changing channels from the receiver itself.

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I found this online somewhere and it cleared my problem.

(my problem was a blue screen that said my input was locked enter in your code using the 10 key pad. Both inputs were locked, I used the steps below and it cleared it. We are now watching a dvd for the first time in months!) Thank you Bob Waterman whoever you are!)


MITSUBISHI CS3114R

Parental Lock



This system can lock each channel or different channels on ANT A and ANT B
as well as locking each of the EXT inputs, so you should confirm what is
locked before trying to unlock.

1 On the remote, set the TV/VCR switch to the TV position
Or . Depending on which remote is being used
Press the TV mode button at the top.

2. Turn on the TV and using the SCAN buttons (or 10 KEY FAD) and the INPUT
buttons check each channel and input to establish which channels and inputs
are locked. The screen will tell you if the channel or input is locked.

3. Press the button labeled MENU. The screen will show the main TV menu.

4. Press the #5 button (channel lock option).
The screen will change to show the channel lock System Menu. This screen
will indicate that the lock system is either ON or OFF.

IF THE SCREEN INDICATES LOCK IS ON, GO TO STEP 5
OR:
IF THE SCREEN INDICATES THE LOCK IS OFF, GO TO STEP 5A

5. Press the #3 button. (SELECT CHANNELS TO LOCK option). The screen will
ask for the code number. Press the #9 and QV buttons at the same time.

Notes: The screen will change to show an information display that will show
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the picture. This display will indicate that the channel or input is either
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unlocked use the ENTER button to lock, or if locked use the CANCEL button to
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NOW GO TO STEP #6.

5a. Press the #1 button (channel lock ON option). The screen will ask for a
code number. Use the 10-KEY PAD to enter a new code number (We suggest 1111)
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Notes: The screen will change to show an information display that will show
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the picture. This display will indicate that the channel or input is either
locked or unlocked. In the lower middle will be instructions to use the
10-key pad or SCAN buttons to select the desired channels (or the INPUT
button to change antennas or select the EXT inputs). At the bottom of the
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6. Use the 10 KEY PAD or SCAN buttons to select the channels that are
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locked.

7. At each locked channel or input press the CANCEL button.
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11. Press the #9 and QV buttons at the same time. The screen will return
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12. Press the MENU button twice to return to normal viewing.

The parental lock is now entirely cancelled.

---------------------------------------------------------------

Bob Waterman, CET® #RI-28
Master Technician License #9109
Service Manager / Parts Manager
Gemini Computer, TV, & Security Alarms
(508)695-7302
(508)695-7769 FAX
geminitv@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
geminitv@xxxxxxx
www.geminicomputertvsecurityalarms.com

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