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Just moved to new home. Using brand new coax cable direct from the wall to the tv and using the original FLM remote with new batteries. Turn on tv and get "no signal" in upper right corner of screen. In just a few seconds I get a message on the screen to "scan channels". But the menu does not provide a click on item for me to to scan cable channels only HD channels. Our service does not provide HD. How do I get to a menu to scan channels for the regular cable channels?

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  • escs Jun 23, 2010

    We never solved the problem.

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Hi,
Please go to SETUP menu and select Factory Reset to clear any wrong settings in tv then Scan Channels to get regular cable channels.
Hope this will help you.
Thanks.

Posted on Jun 22, 2010

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  • Shahid Electronics
    Shahid Electronics Jun 22, 2010

    In SETUP menu, select DEFAULT, this is factory reset option to reset tv on default settings to clear any wrong settings/ bugs.

  • escs Jun 23, 2010

    I used the "default" suggestion to no avail. I clicked on the default and when to set-up .... got nothing new. When I go to the set-up menu there is nothing there about scanning the regular cable channels. As a matter of fact there is nothing there about scanning any type of channels. If I go to the HDTV tab I can scan HD channels. This producing nothing, as HD is not provided with the system we have at this apartment complex.
    Any other ideas on how to get a "scan cable channels" menu or tab on my set?

  • Shahid Electronics
    Shahid Electronics Jun 23, 2010

    Plug cable pin in TV Cable input at rear of tv.
    Press INPUT button on remote to display input list, select TV (Cable/Air) in list and perform Scan Channels.



  • Shahid Electronics
    Shahid Electronics Jun 23, 2010

    Note: if you select HDTV(cable/air) in that list, tv wont show you any channels because it don't have HD cable plugged in.

  • escs Jun 23, 2010

    I pressed INPUT and selected (Cable/Air) but there is no drop down menu of any kind. In other words, no option given with which to scan the channels. The screen just jumps back to the message of Please Scan Channels
    Any more ideas????

  • Shahid Electronics
    Shahid Electronics Jun 23, 2010

    I thought my message was not clear, once select TV(Cable/Air) after pressing Input button then press Menu and select Tuning menu and scan channels.



  • escs Jun 23, 2010

    Did that. But there is no "Tuning" option on any of my menus. It's like I am missing a menu or a piece of the set up menu that tells me to scan channels.
    Please remember the initial screen when this is turned on shows "no signal". Even though, since my second message to you, I have had the TV plugged into my cable in the living room which was providing a signal to the living room TV.
    This TV use to be a bedroom and was jumpered from the living room TV. Could we have screwed up the menu system? This Polaroid tv is cable ready so there is no switch on the back to select a channel 3 or 4. Is there some other maneuver that needs to be done to make it accept a signal from a direct cable hook up?
    But even if I get a signal, there is still no apparent menu for "scanning cable channels".


    I have installed many tv's over the years and never had this much trouble. Maybe the darn this is broke?

  • Shahid Electronics
    Shahid Electronics Jun 23, 2010

    If tv shows No Signal on screen, that means its not getting any tv channel signal and its normal. Unplug cable from working tv, it will also show same message because it is not getting cable signal now.
    Yes, I agree, we are missing some thing that is why not getting tuning menu in TV cable selection.
    Click HERE and download user manual free copy that has detailed instructions about this tv operation, I hope you will find out missing part of tuning process.



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