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My Panasonic th-42pz700u loses its signal every few seconds.

My Panasonic th-42pz700u loses its signal every few seconds. The picture will last for about 2 seconds, then its gone for about 1-2 seconds, then back on, then back off, etc. This has just started in the last few weeks, but its not consistent. I do not have a cable box hooked up to it, just an aerial antenna.

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The screen image is slightly too magnified, so scores, etc.,

The screen image is slightly too magnified, so scores, etc., on the edges of the screen are partly or totally cut off.JA: What's the model number of your TV? How old is it?Customer: model LE39A309JA: Does the TV menu work? Do you have the same problem on all sources/inputs?Customer: approx. 6 months oldJA: How long has this been an issue? What happened right before this popped up?Customer: menu works, but there is no solution thereJA: Anything else you want the TV expert to know before I connect you?Customer: no

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I have a soniq tv with inbuilt DVD player and all my sti

I have a soniq tv with inbuilt DVD player and all my sti channels work but when I try to play dvd it says no signal. I also use an internal antennaJA: What's the exact make and model of your television? And how long has this been happening with the channels?Customer: The channels are fine it's the DVD playerJA: Does the TV menu work? Do you have the same problem on all sources/inputs?Customer: It is soniq e32w13d Just the DVDJA: How long has this been an issue? What happened right before this popped up?Customer: The DVD went in it started then stopped and wouldn't play Probably a few days. I have tried u plugging the cables. Turning tv on off re positioning internal antenna everything and now I can't even get DVD outJA: Anything else you want the TV expert to know before I connect you?Customer: No is this cost in aus dollars

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I am trying to set up my Seiki TV. When scan for channels,

I am trying to set up my Seiki TV. When scan for channels, it says that none are found. The cable cord is plugged in, so I'm not understanding what the problem is.JA: What's the exact make and model of your television? And how long has this been happening with the channels?Customer: The model number? just now, I am trying to set it up.JA: Does the TV menu work? Do you have the same problem on all sources/inputs?Customer: I cannot get to the menu.JA: How long has this been an issue? What happened right before this popped up?Customer: Just now. I am trying to scan for channels on cable.JA: Anything else you want the TV expert to know before I connect you?Customer: No.

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Mike G.

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My converter says Boot on it when turned on. Also do I need

My converter says Boot on it when turned on. Also do I need a HmDI cord?JA: What's the make and model of your tv, and has turning it on been a problem in the past?Customer: Sorry it took so long, got involved with something else. Model Toshiba19AV51UJA: Does the TV menu work? Do you have the same problem on all sources/inputs?Customer: TV menu works. TV is all that connected. Only have an outside attenna. Do I need a indoor?JA: How long has this been an issue? What happened right before this popped up?Customer: This is brand new. I bought a new outside attenna and it said it needed an converter box.JA: Anything else you want the TV expert to know before I connect you?Customer: I guess.

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Nathan

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My tv worked fine yesterday but now i have sound and no pic

My tv worked fine yesterday but now i have sound and no pic the antennae is hooked upJA: What's the make and model of your tv? Have you had any issues with the sound before?Customer: Sanyo model fw43d25f and no sound is good just no pictureJA: Does the TV menu work? Do you have the same problem on all sources/inputs?Customer: Cant see the menu i tried switching the cabels but got nothinhJA: How long has this been an issue? What happened right before this popped up?Customer: Just happened i watched the tv fine yesterday but now no picJA: Anything else you want the TV expert to know before I connect you?Customer: If i hit the source button i lose sound now

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After the Denver area switched to the digital signal we

After the Denver area switched to the digital signal we bought a new LG model RC897T DVD Recorder/VCR and a new LG model 32LK330-UB LCD TV and a new antenna from Radio Shack, the next to the most high-capacity one they sell, and new coax all around - not the el-cheapo ones, but the better quality ones. We aligned the antenna according to the on-line chart of where you bare VS where the transmitter is and sat back to enjoy. Everything works great except channel 4. Terrific picture and sound all around, but channel 4 freezes and pixelates often (like every time they snapped the ball during the Super Bowl) and stays gone for three to five seconds. At that time the signal strength goes from about 70% (as good as it gets) down to about 30% and sometimes to zero. The other channels live around 80% all the time, even the ones that live way up the dial. Denver has a big fancy mast on Lookout Mountain that is shared by a half-dozen stations and channel 4 is one of them. I installed a signal amplifier in the line even though the Radio Shack guy said I shouldn't need it and it makes very little difference regardless of where it is set on its gain control. There are no tall buildings between here and there, there is no bus that goes by, and there is no other signal being transmitted in my area that would interfere. I am out of ideas and my wife is driving me nuts about it. What can you do for me?

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Dan

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The TV in the family room interferes with the Bose radio

The TV in the family room interferes with the Bose radio upstairs in the sewing room (~20 feet apart). TV on=static on radio. TV off=static is gone. The sticker on the back of the TV says: 1368LC27FB26008982 LOT#: 98865 Manufactured August 2006. When the TV is on, there is significant static on WFMT, 98.7. There is much less static on WBEZ, 91.5. It can be so bad that the radio is completely unintelligible.Any ideas how to fix this? Is there a filter I can attach to either the TV or the radio?RHHinterman

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I have the plasma tv model TC-P50X1 serial#302850174. Tried

I have the plasma tv model TC-P50X1 serial#302850174. Tried to run a JVC soundbar TH-BC3 serial #076H2082 direct with digital optical wire but no sound. Is it not compatible? And is there a reason?

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