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Is a Samtron 2740 an HDTV?I JUST NEED A SIMPLE YES OR NO ANSWER BECAUSE I BOUGHT A EZ DIGITAL HDTV ANTENNA AND I CAN'T GET IT TO WORK. I'm old and just trying to watch a dam tv!

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You aren't going to like this answer - a HDTV does not need a special antenna to receive transmissions. It should work regardless of what TV/antenna combo you have.

Posted on Sep 08, 2018

  • Patricia Taylor Sep 09, 2018

    But what if My Tv Is Not an HD television ?
    I just wonder it my tv is just to old?

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    Ancient god of gaming Sep 09, 2018

    I've looked everywhere for data on your Samtron but can't find anything. If online archives don't go back far enough I think that it's likely your TV doesn't support HDTV. If it doesn't have HDMI ports in the back or HDMI in a menu, it's likely that it isn't a high definition TV. Sorry.

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SOURCE: Not picking up digital channels on my Dynex TV

My Dynex tv isn't picking up my digital cabel any suggestions for me Please!!! I am lost without my TV!!!!

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SOURCE: lost digital signal on analog TV

You do not need to use an RF modulator if you have a LG DR787T. It will output the program on channel 3 or channel 4. If you have another recording machine, I think you may need to re-scan for the stations.
It is also possible that you need to use the remote to switch from the analog (66 only?) stations to the digital stations.
If using a 787, press HOME, select TV & press ENTER, the channel list menu appears. With the highlight on the top of the list, use the < and > arrow keys to select from: TV, DTV, Favorite, or ALL. This lets your pick whether you want to see digital, analog, favorites with the "HEAR" symbol, or all stations.
tom

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I think that there is a selection on the Panny that works much like the TV/VCR selection on a videotape recorder. Your machine is receiving and decoding digital stations, as you stated you can see them on the menu screen, but is not passing them through to your TV set for viewing. To use the Panny as a tuner for live TV shows, or actually, programs currently airing, you have to tune the TV to channel 3 or 4, or, if using the Red/White/Yellow connectors, the proper video input selection, AND turn the Panasonic on, and have it sending the programs it is receiving out on the antenna connection or the video/audio out (RWYellow) connections. It is really a matter of selecting, on the Panasonic, whether it passes through the antenna signals, or the digital signals that is is receiving.
tom

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SOURCE: No DTV on my 2006 Polaroid FLM-2632 model 2700?????

Try going into your menu and putting the input to Antenna, then reprogram, let me know!

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SOURCE: insignia digital tv converter/indoor antenna no signal

I had the same problem but realized that when it said NO SIGNAL,,,,it just ment for that station,,,,,switch channels and they will start to come in,,,

Good Luck,
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SOURCE: Indoor antenna problem with Magnavox LCD TV Model 15MF605T/17

I have found most of these indoor antennae to be ineffective and a waste of money, however, I do not know anything about this particular antennae. I to have a Dish DTVpal, which I love! It's ugly and probably won't fit in your kitchen, but the best solution is to make your own "bow-tie" antennae, mount it indoors or on the roof and run a cable to the kitchen. Directions can be found on You-Tube. I live in SE Idaho (Pocatello) and can get 13 channels, most without having to adjust the antennae.

Posted on Feb 26, 2010

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