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The info states this TV has an HDTV tuner (ATSC), however I am unable to tune any digital channels which are broadcast via our cable provider (not offered on whole number channels, rather decimel points 4.1, etc). These channels do not require de-scrambling. Is this tuner insufficinet in this capacity or am I missing something?

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You need to reset you tv to factory mode, by pressing tv off---mute 182 power---go to options and look for *reset to factory* them wait until the process is done.

Posted on Dec 19, 2010

  • kryan337 Dec 19, 2010

    These steps did send me through the initial setup again, however there are still no digital channels - also no evidence that they could exist on this TV. Generally, scans show the status/results of the scan (x number of analog channels found, x number of digital channels found). The channel manager in the menu does not show any digital channels either (hidden or shown). It appears it could work with a cable box which would do the tuning then the TV acts only as a monitor. I am concluding this TV is incapable of tuning a digital channel.

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