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UNABLE TO GET PICTURE

The settings display stays on the screen and won't go away even if you press the menu button on the remote.

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Dear,
have u checked ur remote.
try to do it if u can with tv buttons.
if it happens with tv button the proble goes to remote.
u can check ur remote by doing a test

just use your camera even mobile camera.
switch on ur camera so that u can see the remote lens (at the top) in the camera and press each button one by one.
even menu button.
if u can see a white light emitting from remote in the camera then its mean that button is working.
check all of them
moreover, if light is seemed dim then change the battery of remote

dont forget to rate, only if it helped/solved the matter

regards

Posted on Aug 24, 2008

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Toshiba 20A22 the kids took the color out of the


Don't try to reset it to factory. That will cause you more problems that will be harder to fix, especially with no remote. (Rhetorical question: Why do so very many people lose their TV remotes. How does that happen?)

Press the Volume Up and Down buttons at the same time. This will display the on screen menu. Release the buttons when the menu is displayed.

Now press the Vol Up button each time to advance the menu until the word 'PICTURE' is displayed. Press the 'CHANNEL down / ENTER' button to select this part of the menu.

Now press the Vol Up button each time to advance the menu until the word 'COLOR' is displayed. Press the 'CHANNEL down / ENTER' button to select this part of the menu.

To add color back, use the 'VOLUME up / Set+' key. To reduce the color, press the 'VOLUME down / Set-' key.

The user manual doesn't give a way to exit the menu, so my guess is that when left alone the TV will exit out of the menus itself on a timer. If not, try pressing Volume Up and Down together once more.

Sep 12, 2014 | Flat Panel Televisions

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Service menu codes panasonic


I provide this information for those that are qualified and trained to do TV repair work. Entering or making changes in service mode by untrained persons can cause significant and permanent damage to your television. If you are not qualified to service your television, please DO NOT ENTER these service menu codes.

Panasonic TV's after 1996 can be set to "Serviceman Mode" with the
following remote control sequence:

-select the SET-UP icon and select CABLE mode.
-select the TIMER icon and set the SLEEP timer for 30 minutes.
-press the ACTION button twice to get out of the menus.
-change to channel 124.
-adjust the volume to minimum (0).
-Hit the VOL down button on the TV itself (not on
the remote) and a red "CHK" should appear in the upper corner.
-press the ACTION and VOLUME DOWN buttons (again, on the
TV, not the remote) you will toggle between AGING and SERVICEMAN modes.

Select Serviceman mode. The POWER button on the remote control will
select one of the five Serviceman Adjustment modes.

The modes are:

B - Serviceman VCJ SUB Adjustments. These include sub-tint,
sub-color, sub-brightness, sub-contrast, colorkiller/ABL/gamma,
audio and video adjustment, and vertical size.

C - Serviceman VCJ Cut-off adjustments. These include Red, Green
and Blue cut-off, red and blue drive, automatic fine tuning
(AFT), RF AGC (RF gain control), horizontal center, beam limit,
etc.

S - Serviceman Options Adjustments. These involce the PIP and
clock.

M - Serviceman MTS (Stereo/SAP) adjustments.

CHK - the mode you first entered. Normal picture and sound, lets
you check things over and still have a hotkey into the
service menu.

There is one more adjustment that isn't in the five modes, it's
global. When in either the yellow or red CHK mode, you can press
RECALL on the remote control to enter the purity field check mode.
This lets you select a pure white, red, green, or blue screen. A
good thing to walk away from if you just want to temporarily freak
out the floor manager, but it will be fixed as soon as the TV is
turned off. Oh well.

To get out of Serviceman mode, press ACTION and POWER on the
receiver simultaneously for at least 2 seconds. The TV will momentarily
shut off and then comes back on.


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PE77U / PX75U / PX77U / PZ700U / PZ750U
PD60U / PX6U / PX60U / PX600U
PD50U / PX50U / PX500U :


* Hold down the {VOL -} button ON THE PLASMA TV.
* Press the {RECALL} button 3 times on the remote.
* The Service Menu will be displayed.
* Use {1} {2} on remote to navigate main menu items.
* Use {3} {4} on remote to navigate sub-menu items.
* Use {VOL+} {VOL -} on remote to change item value.
* Write down all values before changing
Once a value is changed, THE CHANGE IS MADE.
* Power off to exit service mode and save.
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PA25UP / PD25UP / PX25UP :


* Using the remote control:
* Press the {MENU} button.
* Set "Antenna A" to "Cable".
* Select "Timer" menu and set sleep timer to 30 min.
* Press {OK} twice to exit menus.
* Tune to channel 124.
* Press and hold {VOL -} button ON THE PLASMA TV.

"CHK" appears in on top-left corner followed by 5 letter/numbers
(which are the cumulative hours in hex numbers)

* While the "CHK" is displayed, press the {OK} and {VOL+} buttons
ON THE TV simultaneously to toggle between Modes:

?ƒ?¢?¢?€??¬?¢?'¬? Red "CHK" for Serviceman ?ƒ?¢?¢?€??¬?¢?'¬? Yellow "CHK" for Aging ?ƒ?¢?¢?€??¬?¢?'¬?

* Press the {POWER} button on the remote to select one of the six
Serviceman Adjustments Modes.

A. MTS ADJUSTMENT
B. CLOCK ADJUSTMENT
C. VIDEO ADJUSTMENT
D. HDEF ADJUSTMENT
E. VDEF ADJUSTMENT
F. DAF ADJUSTMENT
G. OTHER ADJUSTMENT

* Press {CH+} {CH -} on the remote to select the settings
on each of Service Adjustment Modes.

Write down the original values before modifying anything.
It's easy to erroneously adjust the wrong item.

* Press {VOL+} {VOL -} on the remote to change values.
* Press the {POWER} button on the TV to exit the service menu.
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LCDs / CRTs / RPTVs :

* Hold down the {VOL -} button ON THE TV.
* Press the {RECALL} button 3 times on the remote.
* The Service Menu will be displayed.
* Use {1} {2} on remote to navigate main menu items.
* Use {3} {4} on remote to navigate sub-menu items.
* Use {VOL+} {VOL -} on remote to change item value.
* Write down all values before changing
Once a value is changed, THE CHANGE IS MADE.
* Power off to exit service mode and save.


Model PT45LC12:

1. Press and hold Vol Dn on center panel and press recall button on remote until Work Mode is displayed on screen.
2. Press and hold Vol Dn on TV and Swap button button on remote until Factory Adjust is displayed on the screen
3. Use Channel Dn button to select Digital and press the Action button.
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PROJECTORS :

* Press the {MENU} button.
* Go to "Options" menu.
* Highlight "OSD".
* Then press and hold the {ENTER} button,
until the Service Menu is displayed.
* Press the {MENU} button to exit.

on Apr 29, 2015 | Panasonic Flat Panel Televisions

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Service menu codes jvc


I provide this information for those that are qualified and trained to do TV repair work. Entering or making changes in service mode by untrained persons can cause significant and permanent damage to your television. If you are not qualified to service your television, please DO NOT ENTER these service menu codes.

-Press the {MENU} button and go to the User Menu screen, make sure
that the indicator (arrow) is pointed and highlights the "Picture Control".

- The buttons on top of the remote are set to TV & VCR respectively.

- Set sleep timer to "0" minutes and while it is displayed, simultaneously
press the {VIDEO STATUS} & {DISPLAY} buttons.

- The main service menu will be displayed with choices #1 through #9.
- Press one of the corresponding number keys to enter that menu.

- Use the {CH+} {CH-} buttons to navigate within a menu.
- Use the {VOL+} {VOL-} buttons to change the values.
- Use the {MUTING} button to memorize the changed value.
- Use the {BACK} button to exit the service menu.
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Turn the TV on.
Using the remote control:

- Press the {INFO} & {MUTE} buttons at the same time.
- The Service Menu will be displayed

- Use the number keys to select the category.
- Use the {VOL+} {VOL-} buttons to enter the category.
NOTE: Some models don't have category selection.
- Use the {CH+} {CH-) buttons to select item to be adjusted.
- Use the {VOL+} {VOL-} buttons to change values.
- Press the {INFORMATION} button to exit.
------------------------------------------------------------------------
Turn the TV on.
Using the remote control:

# Press {DISPLAY} & {PIC MODE} buttons at the same time.
# The Service Menu will be displayed

# Use the number keys to select the category.
# Use the {UP} {DOWN} buttons to enter a category.
# Use the {LEFT} {RIGHT} buttons to select items.
# Use the {UP} {DOWN} buttons to change values.
# Press the {DISPLAY} button twice to exit
------------------------------------------------------------------------
# Press the {MENU} button.
# Select "Clock Set".
# Set clock to 3:21 AM and press "Start Clock".
# While a "Thank You" message is displayed on screen, press the {MUTE} and {MENU} buttons.
# The Service Menu will come up.
# Use {UP} {DOWN} to select items.
# Use {LEFT} {RIGHT} to change values.
# To exit, turn the TV Off.

on Apr 29, 2015 | JVC Flat Panel Televisions

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My panasonic tv model TC32LX85 N has self check and wont go away?


To Exit Self-check Screen
  • Press and Hold Power button on the TV for 5 seconds [or] disconnect the AC cord from wall socket.
TV volume down and OK on the remote only does a basic IC self check. It do not rest the TV. It do not clear channel programmed settings, picture settings, channel labels, lock settings or password. Using this method, it shows the units' firmware version [Peaks 1.050 and GenX 1.00] and it checks the IC communications only. This is more useful to identify the firmware version, without having to decode the info in the setup menu about version/screen.

TO RESET THE UNIT
  • To make a reset to TV, turn it ON while pressing the [Volume-ve] button on the main unit, and press the 'Menu' button on the remote control for more than 3 seconds. The self check menu appear on the screen. Then disconnect the AC cord from the wall outlet. [ALL PROGRAMMED PARAMETERS WILL BE ERASED]

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Vizio tv problems


Have you checked the TV without other devices connected to the TV.
Eg. disconnect any home theatre or speakers from the TV.

Verify with audio menu if the settngs of TV speakers is on or off ?
To adjust the audio settings:
1. Press the menu button on the remote. The on-screen menu
is displayed.
2. Use the arrow buttons on the remote to highlight audio and press ok. The AUDIO menu is displayed.
3. Use the arrow buttons to highlight the setting you wish to adjust, then press left/right arrow buttons to change the setting:
• TV speakers - Turns the built-in speakers on or off.

Lastly have you tried restoring the TV to factory default settings.
To restore the TV to its factory default settings:
1. Press the menu button on the remote. The on-screen menu is
displayed.
2. Use the arrow buttons on the remote to highlight system
and press ok. The SYSTEM menu is displayed.
3. Highlight reset & admin and press ok. The RESET & ADMIN
menu is displayed.
4. Highlight reset TV to factory defaults and press ok.
5. If you have changed the default parental control passcode,
enter it now.
The TV displays, "Select Reset to restore all TV settings to
factory defaults and clear all account information."
6. Highlight reset and press ok.
7. Wait for the TV to turn off. The TV will turn back on shortly
afterward and the Setup App will begin

Apr 29, 2014 | Flat Panel Televisions

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How to emove the demo on screen ?


Removing Your TV from Shop Mode or Store Demo Mode

First, confirm your TV is in Shop Mode or Store Demo Mode:

1. Press the INFO button on your remote control. A list of settings appears.
2. See if the Picture Mode setting is set to Shop Mode or Store Demo Mode.

There are three methods for removing your TV from Shop Mode or Store Demo Mode. If the first method does not work, try the second or third method.
Method 1

To remove your TV from Shop Mode or Store Demo Mode, follow these steps:

1. Press the Volume button on the side panel of your TV. If your TV does not have a side panel, press the Volume button on the front panel. The TV displays the volume bar.
2. Press the Menu button on the side panel of your TV for about seven seconds. Again, if your TV does not have a side panel, press the Menu button on the front panel. If Dynamic or Dynamic Mode is displayed on the screen, your TV has been removed from Shop Mode or Store Demo Mode.

Note: You may want to press the INFO button on your remote again to confirm you TV is no longer in Shop Mode or Store Demo Mode.

Method 2

1. Press the Volume button on your remote. The TV displays the volume bar.
2. Press the Menu button on the side panel of your TV for about seven seconds. Again, if your TV does not have a side panel, press the Menu button on the front panel. If Dynamic or Dynamic Mode is displayed on the screen, your TV has been removed from Shop Mode or Store Demo Mode.

Note: You may want to press the INFO button on your remote again to confirm you TV is no longer in Shop Mode or Store Demo Mode.

Method 3

1. Press and hold the Volume button on your TV. The TV displays the volume bar.
2. As you are holding the Volume button, press the Menu button on the side panel of your TV for about seven seconds. Again, if your TV does not have a side panel, press the Menu button on the front panel. If Dynamic or Dynamic Mode is displayed on the screen, your TV has been removed from Shop Mode or Store Demo Mode.

Note: You may want to press the INFO button on your remote again to confirm you TV is no longer in Shop Mode or Store Demo Mode.

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How to adjust color for better picture


Hello there,

For the Best Picture use the HDMI Cable and here are the Settings for the color setup.

Adjusting Your HDTV Settings
Using the On-screen Display (OSD)
The remote control or the control buttons on the side of the TV can control all the function settings. The
OSD allows you to adjust contrast, brightness and other settings. The TV will save changes made to the
settings, even if the TV is turned off.
The OSD consists of several menu options. The main menu options may vary depending on your
selected input source.
Note: Some of the main menu options may have additional submenus, for example, the TV Rating
submenu for Parental Controls.
The remote control or the buttons on the side of the TV can control all the function settings. The HDTV
Settings App allows you to adjust contrast, brightness and other settings. The TV will save changes made
to the settings, even if the TV is turned off.
The HDTV Settings App consists of several menu options. The main menu options may vary depending
on your selected input source.
Note: Some of the main menu options may have additional submenus, for example, the TV Rating
submenu for Parental Controls.
1. Press the VIA button.
2. Press ? or ? on the remote control to select the HDTV
Settings App, and then press OK. The Main Menu will be
shown on the screen.
3. Press ?, ?, ?, or ? on the remote control to select one of
the menu options:
? Input
? Wide
? CC
? Sleep Timer
? TV Settings
? PIP
? Network
? Bluetooth
? Help
4. Press OK to select the option or feature you want to adjust.
5. Once the menu option is displayed, press ? or ? on the
remote control to select one of the items to adjust.
6. Press OK to select it, and then press ?, ?, ?, or ? to adjust the selection.
7. Press BACK once to return to the previous screen. To return to your program once adjustments
have been completed, you can do one of the following:
a. Press EXIT on the remote control.
b. Press the RED button on the remote control.
c. Highlight and select the RED X in any menu.

i hope this was helpful don't forget to Rate

Jan 26, 2011 | Vizio M550NV 55 in LCD HDTV

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Sound it on and can change channels, but no picture. The screen is showing the set-up mode. I have called the cable company thinking it was the box, removed the batteries from the remotes, re-booted...


try reset to defaults:
  1. Press the 'MENU' button.
  2. Press the cursor down to select SETTINGS.
  3. Press cursor right twice.
  4. Press the cursor down to select RESET AV SETTINGS.
  5. Press cursor right on START NOW. Press the 'OK' button.
  6. Press the 'MENU' button to exit the menu.

Feb 20, 2010 | Flat Panel Televisions

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Picture setting regularly changes to dynamic from standard


You need to change the option throgh the service mode.
You can not access that mode without permission from Samsung.
better to contact Samsung call center.

Nov 18, 2008 | Samsung LN-T4661F 46 in. LCD HDTV

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Television screen is showing mirror image not the actual image.


There's a button on the original remote control that does exactly that:

(Please vote or comment if my solution helped you!)

Adjusting PICTURE FLIP Settings
You can set the orientation of the picture.
Directly setting the PICTURE FLIP
1
Press PIC. FLIP to display the
PICTURE FLIP screen.
2 Press PIC. FLIP to change the
setting.

Setting the PICTURE FLIP on the
MENU screen
1
Press MENU to display the MENU
screen.
2 Press a/b to move the cursor to
PRESET, and press ENTER.
3 Press a/b to move the cursor to
PICTURE FLIP, and press
ENTER.
4 Press c/d to select the desired
picture flip setting, and press
ENTER.
5 Press MENU to return to the main
screen.
NORMAL MIRROR ROTATE
UPSIDE DOWN
A•
The PICTURE FLIP screen automatically
disappears in 3 seconds.
• [NORMAL]: normal image
[MIRROR]: mirror image
[ROTATE]: rotated image
[UPSIDE DOWN]: upside down image

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