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When you say jack in antenna, I assume you mean you have an outide antenna. If you have never recived over the air signals before you won't now. If you have cable tv, then go into setup and set your scan channels to CATV and not Outside antenna, or what ever it might be called on your set. i need more infomation before I can give you more advice

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Make sure that you have the TV tuner set up to receive ATSC (digital) signals via "Off Air" or "Antenna". Having it set to the "Cable Ready" mode will only get you Ch 2 - 13. These settings are usually available in set up and may even allow the TV to scan for available channels, etc.

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If you are receiving a "No Signal" error message, verify that:
  1. All of the cables physically connected to the TV and the input device are secure.
  2. The input device is turned on.
Your TV needs to scan for channels before it can show programming from an antenna, from cable TV when the cable comes directly from the wall (no cable box), or from a cable or satellite box connected to the TV with a coaxial (RF) cable. Do not scan for channels if you have a cable or satellite box connected using AV (Composite), Component, or HDMI cables. The box selects the channel, not the tuner inside your television. If you are not using the "TV" input, press the INPUT button on your remote until the correct input mode is selected.
To perform a channel scan using the coaxial input:
  1. Press the INPUT button on your remote to view your current input source. The TV (coaxial cable) input must be selected. This may appear as "TV," "ANT," or the channel and call letters of a station.
  2. If the TV input is not selected, press INPUT until the TV input mode is selected.
  3. Open the on-screen menu and select TV or Tuner option. (This varies by model.)
  4. Highlight Tuner Mode and select the correct option:
    • Antenna-over-the air signals from an antenna
    • Cable-direct from the wall cable TV, or a cable or satellite box connected to the TV with coaxial cable
  5. Select Auto Search or Auto Channel Scan. (This varies by model.)
  6. When the search reaches 100% complete, exit to the menu.
  7. Check the available channels:
    • Antenna or direct-from-wall cable-Press the Channel Up and Channel Down buttons on your VIZIO TV remote to view the available channels.
    • Cable or satellite box- Will return only one channel. Use the cable or satellite remote's Channel Up and Channel Down buttons.
If this does not resolve the issue, power cycle the TV and then re-run the channel scan:
  1. Turn off the TV.
  2. Unplug the TV from the electrical outlet.
  3. While the TV is unplugged from the wall, press and hold the Power button on the TV for 30 seconds.
  4. Release the power button.
  5. Plug the TV back into the electrical outlet.
  6. Turn on the TV.
Note: There is also an option to reset the TV to the factory default settings. This option is in either the SETUP or SYSTEM section of the on-screen menu. The option may be "Reset all settings", "System Reset," or "Reset & Admin." Consult your TV's user manual for the location and steps for resetting your model.
  1. Remove the coaxial cable from the DTV/TV connector on the back of your television and perform a channel scan to clear the existing channels. See the procedure above. This should not find any channels.
  2. Re-attach the coaxial cable to the DTV/TV connector and perform a new channel scan.
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Your indoor antenna will plug into the same RF Antenna input jack as would an outdoor antenna. It will take some time but let the unit go through its entire auto tuning mode. If stations are available in your area and signals strong auto tuning will pick them up.

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I just received a Coby TFTV992 9" portable TV. I'm trying to tune the TV channels without success.


1st click the "mode" button on the TV or remote then use the vol. up and down buttons to scroll around until you get to DTV mode then press "enter" on the remote you should get a message "please run channel auto scan" . click "Menu" on the remote the "Picture" screen will come up, keep clicking the vol. up button to scroll past "Audio" then "Setup" then to "Channel" then use the CH up or down buttons to scroll to "Air" click OK , then use the CH down button to scroll to "Scan all channels" then click the vol. up button. it then should start scanning, FYI you have to be fast!

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The DMR-ES25 does not have an ATSC tuner; it has an NTSC tuner. See page 54 (Specifications) of the manual at the bottom of the left column (television system). You need to add digital to analog (ATSC to NTSC) OTA converter box between the antenna and the DVD recorder. Next, you will set the converter box to the channel you wish to record and set the DVD recorder to record on a composite input (Line in) or channel 3/4 depending on how you set up the converter box.

The only remaining analog broadcasts are a few low-power stations. Unless you live close to one of these transmitters, your DMR-ES25 will not be able to tune in any channels. Make sure that you find a converter box with composite and/or RF out if you wish to use the DVD recorder. There are some currently available ATSC tuners that have built-in DVR capabilities. These might also work for you. However, many of the cheap units fail quickly.

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I am tire of cable and want to use an antenna, I have hooked an antenna to the tv checked the hook up and it is secure, but am getting no signal...I have been trying to find a place to change from cable to...


After u hook up the antenna source like a digital or a roof antena to the tv.Used ur remote go into the tv menu.Goto SETUP,go down to CH.Pick AIR enter and scan for free air DTV channels.

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You probably need to SCAN the channels.
Connect the signal source to the tv. Either cable or Antenna.
Enter the menu mode on the tv. You can do through the remote.
Scroll down to the signal source. Select the signal source you have connected to the back of set.
Scroll to SCAN in the menu.
SCAN in the channels.
Exit menu mode.
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Do you have the antenna aimed correctly and the correct antenna for the distance between your location and the stations? Check antennaweb.org and tvfool.com for the directions to the stations you should be able to receive. Antennaweb assumes an external antenna and is very conservative in the station list. TVfool gives the stations you should get with various different types of antennas. Tall trees and buildings will block signal strength so consider the environment around you.

With digital signals, if you do not have enough signal strength for a given tuner, the channel will not come in. An amplifier may help you get the signal, particularly if the signal is shared to several devices. Failure of an amplifier or lightning surge protection can stop the signal from reaching the TV. A surge through the antenna can damage the tuner.

A damaged cable can also be a source of a problem. Check the outside portion of the wire as well as the interior wires. Replace any that have damaged insulation or ends.

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If you need a copy of the manual, see: http://www.vizio.com/m220va.html#support .

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The antenna must be hooked up to the converter box. The better the antenna, the better your reception will be.

Not everyone in the country will be in range of digital signals. Digital signals have a shorter range than analog signals do right now. It is possible (but unlikely) that you are not currently in range of any digital signals.

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