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You need to be specific about whether you are connected to an antenna or Cable. Also mention the brand and model number.

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Not auto scan channels


Make sure you have the tuner type set to cable and not air. Also try plugging a different TV into the same cable and see if that works. If not the issue is the cable, if it does the TV may not with your cable. Try and contact your cable provider.

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You should be able to get OTA (over the air broadcast) just make sure you have an antenna plugged in and that the tuner is set to AIR.

Setting the Tuner Mode
If you are using a device that is connected to the RF input, such
as an external antenna or cable TV connection, you must set the
tuner mode.
1. Press the MENU button on the remote. The on-screen menu is
displayed.
2. Use the Arrow buttons on the remote to highlight the
Settings icon and press OK. The Settings menu is displayed.
3. Highlight Tuner and press OK. The Tuner Mode menu is
displayed.
4. Highlight Antenna or Cable and press OK.
5. Press the EXIT button on the remote.
Scanning for Channels
Before the TV can detect and display channels and their
associated information, you must scan for channels. A channel
scan may also be necessary when the TV has been moved to an
area where different free-to-air broadcast television channels are
available.
1. From the Tuner Settings menu,
highlight Auto Channel Scan.
The auto channel scan begins.
2. Wait until the channel scan is
100% complete. Highlight Done
and press OK.
3. Press the EXIT button on the
remote.

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Panasonic th-c42hd 18 stopped receiving middle-numbered channels from my outdoor antenna. Auto Scan feature (& manual scan) only picks up a couple low- & hi-numbered channels. Is it possibly the...


Tuner is possible but check set is in air and not cable band---I would connected a dvd to see rear inputs ok---there may be a way to route the antenna signal to one of those and bypass the tuner(any box with its own tuner can be used.)

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LG 42LK450 flat screen.I tried auto tuning but didn't pickup channel 31. I tried manual tuning with no result. The old style TV I had prior to this could pick up channel 31 so it isn't a reception...


If your trying to receive over the air make sure the TV is not set to a Cable mode, if your on Cable your new TV is most likely a ATSC tuner (digital) and the cable company can map channels any way they want. If your old TV had the older style cable tuner, the lineup will be different.
HDTV has level thresholds, if the signal is weak you wont see anything, but the old TV would.
Without knowing much about where or what sort of TV your using, these are my best ideas.

Oct 26, 2011 | LG 42 42LK450 42 LCD TV

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We can't get any of the channels don't know where to start from menu area


Hello

You just do autotune to receive all channels. In this mode TV will tune through the entire channel band automatically, and finally will stop tuneing, and will show the first channel receved. You must be patient for these time. about two or three minutes, without disturbing is process. The tuning process follows.

Auto Tuner Setup

In Auto Tuner Setup, the TV automatically scans

t h rough all available channels, memorizing the active

ones and skipping over blank ones or channels with

weak signals. This means when you scan (using the

CH A N N E L +/- b u t t o n s ) you will receive only clear,
active channels
P ress the ME N U b u t t o n
Press UP or DOWN buttonTo AUTO TUNER SETUP
Press Right or Left button to operate
Press Vol+ or Vol (--) to choose CABLE or AIR
Press UP or DOWN button to move to START
Press Right or Left Button to start Auto Tuner Setup

Tv will show "NOW PROGAMMING" display.
Programming will take approximately 1 to 2 minutes.
After all it will show
PROGRAMMING OVER

Some cable systems experience interference from radio frequencies on cable Channel 95. You may delete this channel from
your scan by removing the "X" next to it on the Channel Summary screen.

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I get channel until #13 how does i get the other chnnel


TV's of this era have two modes that the tuner can work in. One is the AIR mode and the other is CABLE. In the air mode the tuner picks up only "off air" frequencies,... and up to channel 13 they happen to be the same as cable channels 2 thru 13. If you are using cable you will need to go into your on screen menu and find where to change the tuner from "air" to "cable" to get channels above 13. Older sets had a switch on the front and sometimes the back to select the tuner mode.

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Auto search through


Tested and verified solution:
  1. Set Tuner Mode to "antenna".
  2. Run a channel scan. Should get zero channels found.
  3. Set Tuner Mode to "cable".
  4. Run another channel scan.
  5. Celebrate!

Aug 16, 2009 | Vizio VX37L Television

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Tv only gets lower channels


Go to settings manual, go to tuner mode, select CATV, than do an auto-programming or auto channel scan and you will be set.
Make sure it is not set to AIR

May 10, 2009 | Insignia NS-27 TV TV

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Tuner will not pick up cable box on channel 3, front and rear AV


In order for the TV to work with the cable box by using a piece of coax and tuning the TV to channel 3, you must make sure the TV is in "Cable" mode on the tuner and not "AIR or Antenna" the frequency maps are different between these types of service and channel 3 cable will not be the same as channel 3 on Air or UHF/VHF.

Often there is an auto program feature on TV's that will "scan" for all available channels, and this should select the proper input type.

Hope this helps!

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