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Programming I have lost my remote comtrol and need to get the TV to channel 3 which is not a regulat station in my area. How do I do this?

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On the front panel hit the menu button. us the channel button to go down to setup. From there you can manually change the channel.

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You need the original remote to change anything in the menus of the set. With a universal remote, you can manualy change the channels, but you cannot sequence them or change any of the setups to have them work automaticaly.

All TV manufactures are like this.

Call the authorized service rep, and order a new remote, or find the original if you want to be able to use your set properly. Don't accept a universal remote, because this will not properly resolve your issue.

Jerry G.

Posted on Jun 29, 2008


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Manual Programming:

1. Turn on the device with which you want to use the remote control.

2. Locate a 3-digit code for your device.

3. Press and hold the corresponding button on the remote control
(TV, VCR, SAT, DVD, CAB or AUD) for approximately three seconds unitl the POWER INDICATOR illuminates.

4. Enter the 3-digit code for your device within 30 seconds. The POWER INDICATOR shuts off.

5. Press power button to verify correct code entry. If the device shuts off, the code was entered correctly. If the device does not shut off, repeat steps 3-4, using a different code.

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With automatic programming, the remote control tests all the codes available on the Code List and assigns the correct code for the selected device.

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2. Press and hold the corresponding button on the remote control(TV, VCR, SAT, DVD, CAB or AUD) until the POWER INDICATOR illuminates. The remote control is in programming mode.

3.Press and release power button. The POWER INDICATOR flashes once and stays on
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3. Press CHANNEL UP or CHANNEL DOWN repeatedly until the device turns on.

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