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Originally had an HD TV connected to a cable box and the TV

Originally had an HD TV connected to a cable box and the TV started acting weird-like going on and off, no cable shows, and none of the TV's buttons worked, except to power on (couldn't power off with the power button). Then the next day everything was okay again. But then this happened again over several days. So we swapped it out with our Viore HD TV we had. Well, when we connected that TV to the cable box , it started to act the same way. However, after trying the buttons on the side of the TV, it is now on channel 2 andstill no buttons work, except to power on. I think maybe rebooting the TV will fix it, but don't know how to do that. We can't program any remotes to work with the set either. Unplugging for long periods of time has not done anything.JA: OK. To minimize me, please click the down arrow at the top right corner of this box.Customer: ???JA: What confuses you?Customer: To minimize me, please click the down arrow at the top right corner of this box.JA: Is your Going TV connected to a surge protector or power strip?Customer: yesJA: Have you tried to power reset your TV (unplugging the power for 1-2 minutes, then plugging it back in)?Customer: yesJA: Anything else you want the TV expert to know before I connect you?Customer: nope

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I have a vintage Pioneer projection TV, circa 1981-1983,

I have a vintage Pioneer projection TV, circa 1981-1983, when it still had colored lights in the front. I even have the manual. Is it worth anything, or should I send it to the dump? It works, but someone smarter than I would have to figure out how to make it sync with the new types of TV reception.Where might I sell it, if it is collectible.

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I just bought a samsung lcd at a pawn shop. It was working

hi, I just bought a samsung lcd at a pawn shop. It was working in the shop but get home and unable to hook it up. the antennae in is missing the part to screw the cable wire ontoJA: What's the model number of your TV? How old is it?Customer: samsung ln40d550k1fJA: Does the TV menu work? Do you have the same problem on all sources/inputs?Customer: we haven't tried anything else. trying to hook up cable firstJA: How long has this been an issue? What happened right before this popped up?Customer: just bought it a couple of hours ago. as i said it was on and working in the pawn shopJA: Anything else you want the TV expert to know before I connect you?Customer: no

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Trying to hook up an old Wii system I'm not getting video on

Trying to hook up an old Wii system I'm not getting video on it Looks video in is correctJA: What's the model number of your TV? How old is it?Customer: um... let me find out, it is LCD 40 inch about 5 years oldJA: Does the TV menu work? Do you have the same problem on all sources/inputs?Customer: The tv menu seems to work and I have a PAL DVR and OPPO working fineJA: How long has this been an issue? What happened right before this popped up?Customer: I go to video game source and can't find the WiiJA: Anything else you want the TV expert to know before I connect you?Customer: I haven't used in a while it worked fine with an old Sony analog. Is digital maybe a problem

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In connecting a Toshiba Model SD-K510U DVD Player to my new

In connecting a Toshiba Model SD-K510U DVD Player to my new 32" Sharp Roku TV, all I get is a black and white picture and terrible audio. Any suggestions?

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Samsung h5053 plasma is not recognizing the antenna. a few

samsung h5053 plasma is not recognizing the antenna.JA: How long has this been going on?Customer: a few weeks... used to finally fidn them after being on but now it nothingJA: What troubleshooting have you tried?Customer: channel search, different antenasJA: The TV expert can solve this for you. Anything else you want him to know before I connect you two?Customer: no

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I have a vizio Model E370VA; have owned for @ 5 years. Within

I have a vizio Model E370VA; have owned for @ 5 years. Within the past month the scanned channels are lost each time it is powered off. If I re-scan after powering back on, all channels are again available until powered off again.Looking to make an in-home repair.

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When I use auto channel scan, I only get 2 channels??! On

When I use auto channel scan, I only get 2 channels??! On our other set, we get over 12??

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We just moved a Panasonic Viera from one room to another, and

We just moved a Panasonic Viera from one room to another, and the only thing we did to it was change the mounting brackets in the back. Well, it's set up in the other room and now it won't turn on.JA: Thanks. Can you give me any more details about your issue?Customer: That's it. I even changed the plug from one socket to another. Manual switch in behind the T.V., checked the batteries in the remote (good). And changed to TV hookup to exactly the same input as it had in the living room. I can't see what else there is to do. And that's after we had lost an LG in the bedroom. Now we're down TWO TV's.JA: OK got it. Last thing — TV Technicians generally expect a deposit of about $18 to help with your type of question (you only pay if satisfied). Now I'm going to take you to a page to place a secure deposit with JustAnswer. Don't worry, this chat is saved. After that, we will finish helping you.

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