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"Source" for TV has to be HDMI 1/ DV1?

by StickMaker / November 4, 2009 5:42 AM PST

I have a HDMI cable from my HD Receiver to the TV (Samsung 55" TV Model: LN55B650T1FXZC s/n: AYQC3CNS400159X Version CN01) but in the Media list, if I select "TV" it shows only snow. I have to go down to HDMI1/DV1 to make the TV show. There are FOUR HDMI plugins on the back; 3 together and one on the "side." None of the 4 allows TV viewing with "TV" as the Source.

How can I make Source "TV" show the TV?

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by CrotalusHH / November 4, 2009 8:40 AM PST

The "TV" input is for the internal TV tuner.

You are using an external tuner, so you have to use one of the HDMI inputs. I believe the only other way to do it is if your tuner has a RF out to connect to the Antenna input of the TV.

You also have the option of renaming the HDMI input.

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I renamed it
by StickMaker / November 4, 2009 9:32 AM PST
In reply to: Tuner

Thank you!

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"Source" for TV has to be HDMI 1/ DV1?
by Samsung_HD_Tech Samsung staff / November 4, 2009 8:53 AM PST


The default input will always be the tuner. I've seen a number of people experiencing the same issue. I don't know if this will be changed in the future, but for the time being, the only input is the "always on" input - which is the tuner.

To directly answer your question, I don't know of a way to make any other input the default.


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