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Topic # 199025 1-Aug-2016 14:38
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I recently purchased a second hand sky extra room modulator and had it connected to a TV in another room via coax cable and it worked perfectly until a couple of days ago. My sky on demand mod was playing up and I had to reboot which fixed it but now the extra room mod is not working so I finished up rebooting that but it did not fix it and it now shows channel 36 which is wrong as it should be showing 40 something (I did not make a note before rebooting) any way I manually set it to 46 in hope but still no good.

 

1. How do I find the right channel for the modulator on the main TV, Samsung smart 4k

 

2. On my second TV it shows 4 options: TV, AV1=DVD, AV2=Satellite STB, PC.

 

Which is the right one TV or AV2 ? when the man installed the mod he used the second TV to search for connection, how do I do that? The 2nd TV is a Samsung smart about 5-6 years old.

 

 

 

 


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  Reply # 1602302 1-Aug-2016 15:04
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You need to tune your TV using the Analog tuner (do TVs still have analog tuners?).

 

Go into the setup menu, tuning, and Analog tuning (either manual or auto tuning - it will only find one channel).




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  Reply # 1603329 3-Aug-2016 09:10
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Thanks trig, I have done that on the 2nd TV but it finds nothing, so I assume the problem is with the modulator not being set up correctly or a faulty modulator (none of the hard connections have been touched) there are 3 buttons on the modulator = reset.  plus. minus.  If reset is pressed it reverts to 36. If I reboot it stays with what ever channel it was on, I would have thought that it would have automatically searched for and selected the appropriate channel so any ideas.

 

 

 

 


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  Reply # 1603353 3-Aug-2016 09:36
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The modulator chooses what channel it outputs on, the tv is the one that has to search for the signal it is outputting.

 

You should still get something from it even if you choose a noisy channel, it will just be a crappy picture. The main tv will not have anything to do with the modulator as it will be on HDMI to the box.

 

If you put the modulator on ch36 then the remote tv should find it when you do an autoscan. You have to choose analog when you do it, which is not the default as there are no analog boradcasts anymore.





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  Reply # 1603473 3-Aug-2016 12:06
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Have tried but still no go, guess I should not have tried a second hand modulator. Thanks any way.


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