Question about RCA Scenium HDLP61W151 61 in. HD-Ready Television

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"weak signal" on my RCA scenium

Hey, I gotta RCA Scenium HDTV big screen and about 5 months ago i unplugged it to move it to another room and then i tried to use it and everything was saying weak signal and it was a black screen. But all the menu options work, but cable, or any rca input would not show a picture and the sound would come for 2 seconds then go then repeat. Some guy told me to unplug it for 10 mins and try it again, sure enough it worked. So couple days ago i had to unplug it again and now when i try to use it to watch my dvd or anything, its saying weak signal again. Whats weird is, my XBOX 360 is still working fine, maybe cause its HD ???? PLEASE HELP- I cant find any help and i need my Tv back. Thanks

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  • gdent Dec 02, 2008

    help! trying to hook up my cable to tv. plugged it into ant a port, nothing, ant b, nothing. tried doing a channel search and it says no channels found. it shows "weak signal" on the main screen. on main screen, it shows channel 0, how do i manually change the channel on the main screen? i know it should be on channel 4 for my cable to work? help!

  • patricia_rob Dec 22, 2008

    My RCA Scenium DLP HDTV shows that I have an unusable signal but when I check all of the connections everything is fine (the signal strength on the menu says it is fine) when I put it on a DVD or Cable input it will play about 2 seconds of sound (no pic) and then go silent with a black screen.

  • girlygirl143 May 12, 2009

    I have a HDTV and for a while my cable was working perfectly fine then all of a sudden the cable just went out and it says Unusable Signal, it has NO sound or anything.. I put it on Disney and its all static but that is it.. Please help me



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Hi, I got the same problem and unplugging fixed it but I just want to add that only my 4 REGULAR Video inputs (Vid1 to Vid3 + Front) are affected. The Component input, using 3 cables for Video input is not affected by this problem. Stephane

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Hey! I have the same problem as you. But! this would happen only when I got a power outage. Unplug the TV for a couple of minutesand all was fine. For the last 5 day I have no TV. I have tried everything. All the out on the TV and I still get unusable signal. My rep told me to unplug for 24 Hours. Still didn't work. My menu option work as well and every time I put the TV on, off or if I change the input sound will come on for 2 seconde and stop. If I find the salution I will let you know. Gilles Ottawa

Posted on Apr 12, 2007

  • Anonymous Apr 13, 2007

    Hey Me again,

    Just to tell you that yesterday I have decided to unplug my TV once again from the wall. Left as is for 24 hrs. I just pluged it in and my TV started working again. Don't know why this time it work but hey! It did. So try it out. Hope all works out for you to.




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