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Can a TV bought in Angola work back in uk

by Bev2607 / November 3, 2014 2:03 AM PST

I bought a TV in Angola and I am having issues tuning it in back in here in the uk I can't seem to pick anything channels up, help please???

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by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / November 3, 2014 2:27 AM PST

The broadcast systems look to be too different. Try some external tuner and connect over HDMI.

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by Kees_B Forum moderator / November 3, 2014 2:29 AM PST

If analog OTA (over the air) or analog cable doesn't work, you have 2 options:
- see if digital OTA or digital cable works (either the free variant or the variant that needs a decoder in the TV)
- buy a digital box that has HDMI out and connect that to the HDMI in of your TV

Finding a local TV tech might be helpful, if you still have the user and technical manuals of that Angola TV.


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