What's the most convenient
way to view High Definition
Connect an antenna to the TV Input jack to view free local digital channels. You may need to purchase an antenna. (See page 8
for more information about antenna setup).
for assistance in deciding what type of antenna to use to receive the local digital channels available
to you. After entering your location, this mapping program tells you which local analog and digital stations are available using a
Are there other ways to view High Definition
Besides using an antenna as mentioned above, you can also use a set-top box to receive digital video. Contact your cable service
provider or satellite provider to purchase digital programming
and have them connect the box to ensure you are viewing channels
in the best way.
How do I tell an analog
channel from a digital channel?
Press the DISPLAY button to display the Channel Bar. Look at the top right corner of the screen. An "A" is displayed for an analog
channel. A "D" is displayed for a digital channel.
Note: Since the analog TV in America has been cut off, we reserve analog TV function only for some unexpected
Why are there bars on my screen,
and can I get rid of them?
Most digital video is sent in a 16/9 format which fills your screen, but is sometimes sent in 4/3 which does not fill your screen. It
depends on how the station or device connected to your TV is formatting
the video. If there are bars on the screen, press the
ASPECT button to try a different format that may eliminate the bars. Some bars can't be removed because of the way the format
is sent by the broadcaster.
The format changes as you press the ASPECT button and the format type is displayed
at the bottom
of the screen. For more information
on screen formats, go to page 22.
Why does channel
find a lot of channels,
but when I try to tune to them, there's
Some channels don't carry programming,
such as video On Demand. When channels are unavailable, your TV screen is blank or
appears like snow. You probably want to remove these channels from your channel list. Remove these in the Channel List Menu.
Go to page 24 for more information.
Why does the first channel
search take a long time?
If you have both analog and digital channels, the TV is looking for all available channels in the channel list. If you do have digital
channels, the TV is also searching for scrambled
channels, and each sub-channel
of that digital channel.