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Cant get channel 90 76 13 why says invalid channel

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cant get channel 90 76 13 why says invalid channel
Submitted: 9 months ago.
Category: Camera and Video
Expert:  Nathan replied 9 months ago.

Hello, I’m Nathan, and I’ll be assisting you today. My livelihood depends on your positive feedback, so your satisfaction is my highest priority.

Sorry to hear you’re having trouble, Glen.

Expert:  Nathan replied 9 months ago.

Unfortunately, these stations will not work on your tv.

While it could pick up the station, it is not compatible with the mpeg4 compression used on these new channels. It cannot be upgraded, updated, or changed. This is a 2008 model, so panasonic ended all support for it many years ago and would not be releasing any future firmware updates for it.

Other than replacing the tv, your next best option would be to hook up an external tuner instead. You can pick one up for $50 or less at dick smith, harvey norman, etc.

Best regards, ***** ***** for the news,

Nathan

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Expert:  Nathan replied 9 months ago.

Did you need more help with this, Glen?