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I have a Toshiba TV/VCR model MV13K1R. I can't seem to get

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I have a Toshiba TV/VCR model MV13K1R. I can't seem to get is to play a cable channel using channel 3. I there a way?
Submitted: 9 months ago.
Category: TV
Expert:  Aric replied 9 months ago.

Hello, Chances are Channel 3 is not how you're setup to receive cable on the TV. It's very rare for that these days. Can you tell me if you were using the set previously with your cable provider? Also how is the cable signal connected - is there a Cable Box? What type of cabling is used from the Box to the TV (these details are necessary)?

Customer: replied 9 months ago.
may have had it receive channels via master antennae in NYC apartment house. No cable box
Customer: replied 9 months ago.
Now I have satellite TV Direct/Att. and this TV is connected via a coax cable in a different room from the main TV and receiver
Expert:  Aric replied 9 months ago.

Using DirecTv, you do not select Channel 3. You need to run a channel scan. I can try to hep with this. But I need to know if you have the original Toshiba remote. Let me know.

Customer: replied 9 months ago.
Expert:  Aric replied 9 months ago.

Let me know if you can manually scroll up the channels to channel 61 or somewhere in that range.

Customer: replied 9 months ago.
OK give me a minute t go back upstairs where the TV is
Expert:  Aric replied 9 months ago.

Alright, Make sure the DirecTv/ATT box is turned ON before you do that please.

Expert:  Aric replied 9 months ago.

By using the UP channel buttons, were you able to get a single channel that displayed the DirecTv programming please?

Customer: replied 9 months ago.
no channel 61, highest is 43
Customer: replied 9 months ago.
remote is not working
Customer: replied 9 months ago.
forget it, Refund my $5
Customer: replied 9 months ago.
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