Appendix E: Troubleshooting, continued
The TV takes several seconds to respond to
You cannot access a channel.
When ChannelView list is displayed, informa-
tion appears incomplete
TV Power On/Off
TV takes an excessively long time to power
You cannot program the TV to turn on auto-
matically (Timer function)
TV turned itself off and the light on the front
panel started to blink.
TV will not power off.
It is normal for digital channels to take longer to tune in.
Press ENTER after entering a channel number to avoid
Use a 4-digit number for an over-the-air digital channel.
Use a 6-digit number for digital cable channels if your cable
service is able to recognize 6-digit channel numbers.
Use number keys instead of CHANNEL Up/Down.
Be sure the channel you want to view is in memory.
Check that the TV is switched to the correct device or
antenna for that channel by pressing the ACTIVITY key.
Make sure the Lock > Parent menu lock is set to Off.
If you cannot tune to a virtual digital channel even though the
TV has already memorized digital channels, tune to the physi-
cal channel number used by the broadcaster. The virtual
channel will then be automatically added to memory.
You may be trying to tune to an analog channel that is no
Press INFO to update the display for the highlighted channel.
Program information is displayed only for the currently tuned
Available information is sent from the broadcaster or cable
provider. No other data is available.
Make sure the TV clock is set correctly.
When powered on, the TV needs time to boot up, just as a com-
puter does. Also, the TV's lamp requires a few moments to heat
up to full brightness.
The TV may be locked.
The clock may not be set.
Momentary power fluctuation caused the TV to turn off to
prevent damage. Wait for the green light to stop flashing
and turn the TV on again.
If the TV does not stay on, press the POWER button on the
control panel for at least eight seconds to perform System
Reset. If this happens frequently, obtain an AC line power
An unusual digital signal may have been received, triggering a
protection circuit. Wait for the light to stop flashing and turn TV
Press the POWER button on the control panel for ten seconds
to perform System Reset.