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Australian Samsung Series 8 - not tunable to Freeview signal

Started this discussion. Last reply by Michael Nov 2, 2017. 7 Replies

Hi allIve bought my Samsung UA55KS8000W from Australia to New Zealand, and cant for the life of me get any broadcast signal at all.I have gone through the broadcast setting on the tv, set the country…Continue

 

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Michael replied to Michael's discussion Australian Samsung Series 8 - not tunable to Freeview signal
"The signal strength is not indicated on my tv.. the UHF antenna is definitely plugged directly into the tvs antenna in socket.. It all seems a bit strange. Im wondering if Samsung Australia flashed the tv so as to disable it from picking up…"
Nov 2, 2017
Biggles replied to Michael's discussion Australian Samsung Series 8 - not tunable to Freeview signal
"OK. Quality may be 0 but what about signal strength? Also probably a stupid question but have you plugged the UHF antenna into the Ant socket and not the Sat Dish Socket. According to the manual yours is a dual tuner (Sat & UHF)."
Nov 2, 2017
Josh Hill ✔️ replied to Michael's discussion Australian Samsung Series 8 - not tunable to Freeview signal
"Would something like a band pass filter help at all? Usually it takes away the interference from other signals in the network and supplies the digital television channels to your TV without an issue. "
Nov 2, 2017
Michael replied to Michael's discussion Australian Samsung Series 8 - not tunable to Freeview signal
"Ps called samsung. they remoted into tv, did a factory reset and bought up a new option I didnt have access to myself... a country selection option, which had every country. obviously i set it to new zealand.. Did nothing, still cant get signal"
Nov 2, 2017
Michael replied to Michael's discussion Australian Samsung Series 8 - not tunable to Freeview signal
"Hi Biggles, thanks for the info. I have tried with the aerial connection direct to the tv, and tried manual digital tuning. The bandwidth is set to 8MHz, and tried those channels listed. No channels are discovered. The "signal quality" is…"
Nov 2, 2017
Biggles replied to Michael's discussion Australian Samsung Series 8 - not tunable to Freeview signal
"CH21 is not a Freeview frequency. DN channels are 28, 32, 34, 36,and 38. See…"
Nov 2, 2017
Michael replied to Michael's discussion Australian Samsung Series 8 - not tunable to Freeview signal
"side note: house has a UHF aerial, located in Dunedin, pointing at Mount Cargill. We have a very old tv here, which is plugged into a seperate freeview tuner box. This box is capable of receiving the freeview signal, and going into its settings, it…"
Nov 2, 2017
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Australian Samsung Series 8 - not tunable to Freeview signal

Hi allIve bought my Samsung UA55KS8000W from Australia to New Zealand, and cant for the life of me get any broadcast signal at all.I have gone through the broadcast setting on the tv, set the country to new zealand, tried manual tune and set it to 8mhz.. nothing will retrieve the channels.I'm fairly certain there isnt a lot more I can try.. next step is to contact samsung, but wondering if anyone here has any ideas?ThanksSee More
Nov 2, 2017

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Freeview |HD™ (Via UHF Aerial)
Are you watching through a TV, or a Set Top Box?
TV (Which has Freeview Built In)
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Samsung UA55KS8000

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