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Our Videonics TM-3000 recently went dead. Here's the puzzle: (1) When I power ON the Videonics TM-3000, only a black screen appears on our designated cable channel bulletin board, 92; on the monitor for the Videonics, I can't see any input from the Videonics. All I see is channel snow on Channel 3, 4, and other channels--unless I'm on the wrong channel. (What channel am I supposed to use? Still, something's wrong.) (2) When I power OFF the Videonics TM-3000, standard color bars appear on that channel. The power supply seems to work, and the keyboard lights up.

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These guys have the owners manual and the service manual for your exact model; Sorry I haven't been able to locate these for free anywhere, Sony do not have them available online. Here is the link to the Wow cable instructions - i couldn't find much in there but you may see something that helps out, check pages 65-67 to be sure you have everything hooked up right; Here is the link to the user manual for the explorer 3200; and here for the FAQs; Hope this helps, if you get some more ideas but still no solution, please post back and i can try again :)"

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Try changing the channels on the VCR itself. If you can do that, then it would indicate a problem with the VCR's remote. If you are still unable to change channels on the VCR manually, it could indicate a circuitry problem, for which you will have to get the VCR serviced.

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The problem is definitely in the VCR because you ruled out a cable fault with the clear picture on the TV. If you know how to solder and aren't afraid to get your hands dirty, open it up and find the part number on the tuner then go over to a place like MCM or MAT Electronics and find a replacement. It'll probably run about $30.

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You have to tune all the chanels first, then only chanel will change.

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