you are experiencing problems with your television reception, keep
in mind that it may not be related to your cable TV service. If
the problem is only on one channel, it is probably just a temporary
transmission problem from that particular network. If the problem
affects more than one channel, here are a few things you can check
before calling for repair service:
- Check to see if there is
a break in your cable cord. If there is, please give us a
- Make sure that the cable connections on the back of your
TV or converter are secured tightly.
- If you use a converter
box, make sure that your TV is plugged into your converter
and your converter is plugged into
an electrical outlet.
- If your TV or converter is plugged
into the electrical outlet controlled by a wall switch, check
to make sure the switch
- If you are using an converter box, make sure that
your TV set it tuned to the designated output channel (2,
3, or 4).
- Check the TV switch on your VCR.
If you have poor or distorted reception, the most frequent cause
of poor quality pictures on your TV set is improper tuning.
Following these simple steps can often improve your picture
sure your TV is tuned to the channel designated for your
(channel 2, 3, or 4), if you have one.
- Make sure your TV
is set in the CATV mode.
- If your TV has automatic fine tuning,
switch the AFT/AFC button on your TV off before adjusting
- Adjust your fine tuning until you get the best possible
- Adjust the vertical and/or horizontal
hold as required.
- Switch the AFT/AFC button back on.
- Refer to your owner's manual
for other possible adjustments.