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I cant figure out how to change from cable to Satelite in

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I can't figure out how to change from cable to Satelite input
Submitted: 3 years ago.
Category: TV
Expert:  Anthony F. replied 3 years ago.

Anthony's TV :

Hello Please BE aware This is tech information service. you are paying for the benefit of my real world experience and can save you time and money

Anthony's TV :

This is a known issue with the TV

Anthony's TV :

and not anything you are doing wrong

Anthony's TV :

we need to dump the memory

Anthony's TV :

press MENU 24 70

Anthony's TV :

then press INITIALIZE

Anthony's TV :

when the tv comes back on

Anthony's TV :

press the reset on the front

Anthony's TV :

then your device manager will work

Anthony's TV :

do not set up net command

JACUSTOMER-8y8y4g8n- : What do u mean press menu 24 70?
Anthony's TV :

please DO NOT RATE

JACUSTOMER-8y8y4g8n- : And I haven't seen any initialize
Anthony's TV :

Get the remote and press MENU then 2 4 7 0

Anthony's TV :

you wont untill you do what i asked

JACUSTOMER-8y8y4g8n- : I don't have Mitsubishi remote only Dish sat remote
Anthony's TV :

then it wont work

Anthony's TV :

you need the original mits remote

Anthony's TV :

or you cannot fix the tv

Anthony's TV :

this is a simple procedure and it will fix it

Anthony's TV :

but you need the remoe

JACUSTOMER-8y8y4g8n- : Where can I get a remote? Any ideas
Anthony's TV :

you dont have one at all?

JACUSTOMER-8y8y4g8n- : Only Dish Network remote
Anthony's TV :
290P123010
Description Remote Control
Substitute Part n/a
Estimated Weight 0.875 lb(s).
Alias part numbers
Box Dimensions Unknown
Total Availability 1
Atlanta, GA 1
Estimated Ship Date In Stock
Core Price 0.00
Part Price 60.90
Total Price 60.90
Order Quantity
Anthony's TV :

http://encompassparts.com

Anthony's TV :

in the mean time DO NOT touch the DEVICE button

JACUSTOMER-8y8y4g8n- : Right I figured that out
Anthony's TV :

they have 1 left

JACUSTOMER-8y8y4g8n- : what do to get it? Go to the link you provided?
Anthony's TV :

yes

Anthony's TV :

290P123010 part number

JACUSTOMER-8y8y4g8n- : Are you positive about this?
Anthony's TV :

there is a bulletin on it from MITS

Anthony's TV :

as long as the tv still runs we can fix it

Anthony's TV :

if it locks up we need a new board

JACUSTOMER-8y8y4g8n- : Don't understand last comment
Anthony's TV :

the tv can freeze and not turn on anymore

Anthony's TV :

if it won t turn on i cant initialize it

JACUSTOMER-8y8y4g8n- : Can't initialize what?
Anthony's TV :

the eeprom

JACUSTOMER-8y8y4g8n- : huh?
Anthony's TV :

right now the tv works

Anthony's TV :

this is an easy fix

Anthony's TV :

it can stop working at any time before you get the remote

Anthony's TV :

and if it does you can TOSS IT

Anthony's TV :

becuase repair will be very exspensive

Anthony's TV :

as long as the tv works this is easy to do

JACUSTOMER-8y8y4g8n- : you lost me somewhere. Yes tv comes on but no pic. Only snowy screen and stuck on cable-1 input
Anthony's TV :

thats fine

Anthony's TV :

stop using it

Anthony's TV :

until we get it fixed

JACUSTOMER-8y8y4g8n- : soinput so turn it off and order new remote?
Anthony's TV :

yes

JACUSTOMER-8y8y4g8n- : Ok. So to make sure I understand you, I order the remote and when I get new remote Ido the steps that you described and tv will work again?
Anthony's TV :

yes

Anthony's TV :

MENU 2 4 7 0 ENTER (Initialize ) TV SHUTS OFF

Anthony's TV :

Then hit the RESET pin and the tv will come on just like it came out of the box

JACUSTOMER-8y8y4g8n- : any idea how long it will take to get remote?
Anthony's TV :

3 /4 days its in sock

JACUSTOMER-8y8y4g8n- : And will I be able to fix on my own?
Anthony's TV :

yes

JACUSTOMER-8y8y4g8n- : So put in 2 4 7 0 and where will I see initialize prompt?
Anthony's TV :

press MENU then press 2 4 7 0

Anthony's TV :

yes you will see the initialize propmt

Anthony's TV :

then hit ENTER

Anthony's TV :

and you are off and running

JACUSTOMER-8y8y4g8n- : sorry for repeating myself I just want to b sure I understand everything.
Anthony's TV :

I think you got it

JACUSTOMER-8y8y4g8n- : I won't need to contact you on this matter again?
Anthony's TV :

you shouldnt but you can if you want to

Anthony's TV :

just save the favorite in your browser

Anthony's TV :

and rate your experience

JACUSTOMER-8y8y4g8n- : I just looked up part # and its a mr150 is that correct
JACUSTOMER-8y8y4g8n- : Sorry I was looking at comparable remotes. I got it now!
Anthony's TV :

that is not the original BUT it should work just fine

JACUSTOMER-8y8y4g8n- : thanks for your help. I hope your diagnosis is correct.
Anthony's TV :

i have done this a hundred times

Anthony's TV :

thanks for using JA

Anthony's TV :

now you can RATE

JACUSTOMER-8y8y4g8n- : Ok if I have any ?s after I get the remote will I have to pay again?
Anthony's TV :

no

Anthony's TV :

save the fav

Anthony's TV :

do not open a new quest

JACUSTOMER-8y8y4g8n- : How do I connect with you again?
Anthony's TV :

http://www.justanswer.com/tv-repair/7tytr-can-t-figure-change-cable-satelite.html

JACUSTOMER-8y8y4g8n- : Ok got it! Have a good night and thank you
Anthony's TV :

thank you