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Cant auto tune Digital channels

by khier27 / June 22, 2016 2:43 AM PDT

i cant tune digital channels on my Samsung TV
the only option i see is Analogue and NO option for "Digital&Analogue" or "Digital"

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Clarification Request
Your picture disagrees.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / June 22, 2016 10:02 AM PDT

Maybe you supplied someone's picture but not yours?

To help the Samsung Ambassador be sure to add details such as:
1. Complete model number.
2. If the firmware is current or the version yours is at. Note: If it's out of date they always have you update it.

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TV specs
by khier27 / June 22, 2016 11:04 AM PDT

oh
my tv btw is http://www.samsung.com/ph/consumer/tv-av/tv/suhd/UA50JS7200RXXP
the firmware installed is the latest Version : 1453.1

the picture i posted was the same menu BUT without the "Digital & Analogue" and ""Digital"
it says there "Select Digital & Analogue, Digital or Analogue to scan for channels."
but there is no "Digital" or "Digital and Analogue" in the options

like this picture
(edited the 1st pic to look like the one on my tv)

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The manual there writes.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / June 22, 2016 11:26 AM PDT
In reply to: TV specs

"This function is not available on certain models in specific geographical area"

Also I could not find digital tuning in the manual from your link. Yes I do see ISDB-T but it only wrote "ready" in the specs.

Call the maker and seller to have them clear this up now.

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is it stand alone or do i have to add external receiver/STB
by khier27 / June 22, 2016 12:35 PM PDT

what does isdb-t ready mean on specs? (very misleading)
cant it receive isdb-t signal on its own without stb?

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Specs clear as mud.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / June 22, 2016 1:32 PM PDT

In the past, Samsung had written "WiFi ready" and that meant you had to buy their WiFi stick.

Here, it's again unclear. Maker and seller should answer as the specs do not.

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Found a Solution
by khier27 / June 22, 2016 6:44 PM PDT

i can now watch digital channels without the need for STB Laugh

for everyone with the same problem as mine
i changed the "Region" on the service menu from "PHI" to "PHI_DTV"

here are the choices for the region on my TV:
PANEURO
PANNORDIG
AFR
ASIA_DTV
ASIA_ATV
CHI
HKG
TAIWAN
COLOMBIA
PHI
ED_DTV
S_AFR
CHI_ATV
INDIA_ATV
PHI_DTV
AFRICA_ATV
AFRICA_DTV
INDIA_DTV
SW_ASIA_ATV

ill add a pic for the reference on where is the "Region"

http://s52.radikal.ru/i135/1411/69/9f2f5d38ad6c.jpg

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Thanks for this.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / June 22, 2016 6:51 PM PDT
In reply to: Found a Solution

I did not catch that in the product manual. Did you find this on your own or did the seller/maker tell you?

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Theres none in the manual...
by khier27 / June 23, 2016 12:49 AM PDT
In reply to: Thanks for this.

found the solution from another site
http://forum.samygo.tv/viewtopic.php?t=5885


...what samsung support told me before:

This is to acknowledge receipt of your email regarding your Samsung LED Television (UA50JS7200R). We understand you are inquiring about the ISDBT function on this unit. We wish to thank you for the attached photo so we can have a clearer idea on your inquiry. We are here to help you on this concern.

Kindly note that the Samsung LED TV UA50JS7200R is not a stand-alone unit when it comes to acquiring digital signals. The television is ISDBT ready but it still requires the use of Digital Box to gain access to digital broadcast channels. This is due to the broadcast signal here in the Philippines being limited to NTSC (Analog).

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Samsung needs to fix that manual.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / June 23, 2016 7:46 AM PDT

Clear as mud when I read it. I remember reading it cover to cover. Thanks for asking and replying. I learned something here.

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