December 19, 2006
I got my JVC AV-32F476 32 inch TV four days ago, and hooked it to my Sony VCR yesterday.
Today, all of a sudden, while surfing channels I noticed a delay and hesitancy before I got the channel. This did not happen when I entered the channels by using the number pad. At first I thought it might be that the remote control was damaged since it fell a distance of about one foot from the couch to the carpet, but the same thing happened when I used my VCR remote.
Can anyone help me with a solution?
I will add that this problem started occurring with my 20 year old Sony Trinitron, but only after 20 years, then the tv just collapsed. Sony thought it probably is a relay dysfunction.
Should I return the JVC while I still can or is this a simple problem?
Thank you very much.
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Re: Delay with channel surfing
Two things I would check before contacting JVC. In the on screen menu does it have a setting under tuner controls to disable AFC? It sounds like the tuner is seeking the proper channel frequency before it locks it in and displays a picture. If there is no such setting, then I would try a channel autoprogram in the cable mode. I'm assuming you have no cable or satellite TV box hooked up to the set. JVC is usually a pretty good brand name.
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ok, The issue will be in the sequence you have things connected. The connections sequence is going to be controlled by what connections are available. I assume the Set Top controller is connection to your Antennea connection on the TV. Your TV should be on channel 3 or 4. The next step depends on what type of connectors you are using for the JVC DVD. I have an Antennea output on mine so I connected them in series. If you don't have an Antennea output from teh DVD player you will need to connect the DVD using Audio/Video cables which means you will need to connect to the TV alternate Source connector and to watch DVD's you will need to change to that source. Much like you would switch between regular TV and VCR tape on a VCR player connected to the Antennea connector.
You can either connect the antenna output of the VCR to TV ant in or hookup the audio/video outputs from VCR to audio/video TV inputs. If using the antenna output you need to sellect channel 3 or 4 to view VCR. If using the adio/video lines you need to select the line input on TV to view VCR.
However, I do have a suggestion. You can hook up a vcr to your tv, then put the tv on channel 3 or 4 (whichever the vcr is set for) and change the channels through your vcr. You have to have the cable go first to your vcr and then out to the tv.
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.
Sony maintains most manuals on their website. The general principle is to hook the cables from the video and audio OUT of the DVD/VCR player to the video and audio IN of the TV. Once the cables are hooked up correctly, just press the input, source, av, or video button on the tv or tv remote to change the television to the correct channel so that you can watch videos.
Hello..try to turn on the test signal generator switch it is marked test at rear of vcr...and chose av¨rf channel on your tv i.e the 0 or 9 channel than search for the vcr and memorize on tv...alt you can playback a tape ..pre-recorded without the test signal and make the search...alt 2...use a direct av-cable between vcr and tv..which is best and put tv in av mode...good luck...Ron
Hi first of all are you using scart leads to plug into each device here is how it should be set up ok 1. Scart lead from dish network into vcr 2. then other scart from vcr into tv 3. Now ti recieve the signal from the dish network you need to have the telly on the right av channel so that its picking up the signal from the vcr. you can test this by changing the channel on the vcr controll or direct via buttons on vcr. If the channels change then your on the right av channel. Now when your on right channel on telly you need to now make sure dish network is on and on a channel or press the tv guide button just so you know what your looking for when the picture comes through. You need to press av on the vcr controll this will then pick up the signal from the dish network via the scart lead as av is the channel for scart lead. say if you was recording from dish net to vcr you would put the vcr on av to pick up the signal so press av on vcr controll this should then allow you to watch the dish network with no problems. Let me know if you still cant and ill assist you further if it dont work tell me what you have done so i know how much you have done ok