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How to do original channel set up on Sharp LC19DV22U LCD/DVD

by xmichiganfanx / September 6, 2010 11:02 AM PDT

I lost the remote that came with this tv. Once I arrived at my dorm I realized I wasn't receiving HD channels. To receive these channels I just need a coaxial cable plugged in and they'll come through, like local HD. Well I can get some normal channels, and no HD ones, so I figure I need to run that initially channel line up search function. Where it runs through all the signals and finds the stations. So to do this I bought a universal remote. After some time I found a four digit code (it's a GE remote) that is meant for Sharp TV/DVD Players. This code lets me use basic functions like channel up and down and volume, but none of the buttons to go to a setup menu work.

I was wondering if anyone knew any idea how I could get these channels to appear.

Also the top of my tv only has channel, volume, power, and dvd controls. No setup button oddly enough...

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by xmichiganfanx / September 9, 2010 3:27 AM PDT

please

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Who's your cable provider?
by Pepe7 / September 9, 2010 4:56 AM PDT

It's quite possible the channels you want to tune in are not clearQAM but encrypted by the provider and will require a cable box to decode. This is becoming more and more common. I would need to have more specifics about which cable provider you have and which channels exactly (numbers/names) do not get tuned when you do a scan.

If it's a university provided cable system/service, call your IT/telecom support number to get assistance that would be pertinent to your location/proprietary restrictions on campus. Surely someone on the floor can help(!) Wink

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UMTV
by xmichiganfanx / September 9, 2010 9:53 AM PDT

University of Michigan Television Network i guess. I am pretty sure I have to do the auto-setup on my tv, I just can't get to it. I just really needed to know if there was another way to do this. I don't know if the university IT could help, I guess I'll just have to call around.

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by Pepe7 / September 10, 2010 1:41 AM PDT
In reply to: UMTV

Large Big Ten schools like Michigan & WI often work in tandem with their telecom support staff. I should know since I've worked for two big ten schools in particular ;).

You could think of it this way. Are you the only one bringing in such a similar small HDTV to the dorms? Wink

cheers

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