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LG Electronics 32LN530B

32" Class 720p LED TV (31.5" diagonal)
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Does this TV have an on-board digital converter?

I am going to drop my cable and want to just hookup rabbit ears or some sort of antenna. Is this TV capable of that? I am under the impression that all TV's built today have this capability. Is that true?

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Jim
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asked 1 year, 4 months ago
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Yes it does. The manual walks you through the very easy set up process.
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answered 1 year, 4 months ago
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Does this TV have an output for headphones?

In the specs section is says it does but some reviews say it does not.. I just ordered this TV because it says it does but now I'm worried I will have to return it. Thanks in advance.
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asked 1 year, 3 months ago
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Here is the definitive answer: Despite the information and mis-information appearing on websites operated by retailers, consumer magazines, Internet-based reviewers, and even this LG-operated site, it is clear that the Model 32LN530B has NO headphone jack, 3.5 mm or otherwise.

Furthermore, although some sources mention the connectivity with a "component receiver," be aware that such connectivity is limited to digital means. There are no RCA-type line-level analog output jacks. Thus, if your intent was to connect to your older stereo receiver, you are out of luck.

A further, but unrelated displeasure: There apparently is no over-the-air DTV signal strength indicator. It is extremely helpful for aiming the antenna, and is critical in the case of distant-station reception. Even the absolute cheapest Vizio sets have this feature, so its absence in this LG model is a very unpleasant surprise.
answered 5 months, 3 weeks ago
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answer 2
I just bought this TV from Best Buy. Although it has the jack on the side of the TV it does not seam to work with my headphones. Furthermore, the jack is labeled "Service only" .
answered 11 months ago
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No, This TV DOES NOT have a 3.5mm headphone output on the side. it does not have any headphone output of any kind.
answered 1 year ago
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We appreciate your interest in this television. According to our specifications for this model, the 32LN530B television that has been released in the United States does, in fact, have a headphone jack available on the edge of the TV.
answered 1 year, 3 months ago
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Can this TV receive free chanels without a cable hookup?

I don't have cable and want to watch local free chanels. How do I do this?
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asked 11 months ago
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You need to attach an external antenna to the tv. If you are in an area with strong signals an indoor antenna placed near a window should work. Go to auto tuning on the menu to scan for available channels. Now you should be able to watch those channels.
answered 8 months ago
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Yes; this television has a tuner built into the system that will allow for reception all unscrambled analog and digital programming, simply by connecting the TV to an antenna.
answered 11 months ago
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Is there a feature that turns on Closed Captioning on mute? How do you turn it on?

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asked 1 year, 5 months ago
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If you are using cable or Tivo, the CC feature is controlled by their settings, NOT by the TV menu settings.
So, you may get lucky to see if the cable setting or Tivo setting allows CC on Mute.
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answered 1 year ago
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I apologize, but no; the CLOSED CAPTIONS ON MUTE feature is not available on our televisions.
answered 1 year, 5 months ago
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Where do I connect a wireless earphones to the LG LED model 32LN5330B

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asked 1 year, 6 months ago
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I apologize, but this TV does not have such a port. This television has not been designed for compatibility with any wireless headphones, nor any other type of headphones. The only suggestions we can make in this matter would be to connect the TV to a Home Theater System, and then connect your wireless headphones to the Home Theater System instead of the TV.
answered 1 year, 6 months ago
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code for satellite remote

Is there a code or ?(something) to set up my tv with my satellite?
Thanks
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asked 1 year, 4 months ago
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We appreciate your interest in this television. All codes to be used for programming the Satellite remote control will be located in the setup instructions for the Universal Remote Control. If you have experienced trouble in locating codes for LG, you may also try using Zenith or Goldstar codes, as some of these coincide with LG frequencies.
answered 1 year, 4 months ago
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does this tv have a timer and can add a sound sytem to it

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asked 1 year, 4 months ago
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it has a sleep timer and you can definitely add a sound system which has digital optical in audio(toslink cable) or get an adapter for toslink to coax cable.
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answered 1 year, 3 months ago
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My Tv deosn't show the Movie list, can't it play movies?

Hi, I inserted my USB into the Tv and it just showed the photo and music folder, and not a movies folder. does that mean it can't play movies or Is there a way I can activate it ?
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asked 1 year, 4 months ago
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This appears to be correct; it seems that this television is only designed for MUSIC and PHOTO files when connected with a USB port.
answered 1 year, 4 months ago
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What sizes screws are needed to attach a wall mount to the TV.

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asked 1 year, 3 months ago
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We appreciate your interest in this television. According to the information on page 15 of the owner’s manual, a 200mm x 100mm VESA Standard Mounting Bracket should be connected to the TV using four M4 machine screws.
answered 1 year, 3 months ago
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How do we get the upper channels of our cable?

We have hooked up our coaxial cable, the tv did the tuner search during set up, and found the channels, but we are only able to access very few channels. How do we get them all?
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asked 1 year, 2 months ago
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This TV is designed to scroll through each of the tuning bands, independent of the others. As such, channels stored on the CABLE (CATV) tuning back will be separate from those stored on the DIGITAL CABLE (CADTV) tuning band. This means you will find channels 2, 4, 7, 15, 30 stored separately from 2-5, 4-6, 15-76, etc. Cable Boxes typically map a digital channel number (74-3) to a standard channel number (715), but this television is not designed to search stations with that high of a channel number. The TV will store the channel numbers as they are received. The different Tuning Bands must be searched independently of the others. You may also enter a channel number directly to instantly jump between tuning bands.
answered 1 year, 2 months ago
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Any way to play a movie from a USB drive on the 32LN530B?

Two questions:

[1] The USB port will only play music or photo files. Is there any way to play a movie (with mp4, avi, mkv, etc extension)?

[2] If there is any firmware upgrade, how do you do it?
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asked 1 year, 2 months ago
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Thank you for inquiring about the 32LN530B. To get better assistance with those questions, you would need to call into our Customer Interactive Center at 1-800-243-0000.
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answered 1 year, 2 months ago
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does this model (32LN530B) have a wake up timer?

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asked 1 year, 1 month ago
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Yes. I have my TV plugged into an UPS to ensure that it doesn't reset during power outages.
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answered 10 months ago
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I bought the 32LN520B which I can't seem to find info about. Is it the same as the 32LN530B?

I bought a 32LN520B and can't seem to find information on it specifically. I found a lot on 32LN530B. Is this the same? The 530B has a firmware update available. Will this work for 520B?
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We regret the inconvenience you have experienced in obtaining information about these televisions. The difference between these models is found in the number of HDMI ports available. When software updates are released, it is recommended to utilize only the update designed specifically for a certain model. To do otherwise could result in improper operation requiring service that would not be covered by the manufacturer’s warranty.
answered 1 year, 1 month ago
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How to program the remote

Need to know how to program my LG remote control so that it can control other devices. the remote is AKB73715608. I also need a list of codes I can try for my connected devices.
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We appreciate your interest in this television and its remote control. This remote control is not programmable, such as a standard universal controller. This remote is designed to operate with certain LG devices, connected by the HDMI cable, using the SimpLink feature. This feature must be activated on both devices for the controller to control both.
answered 1 year ago
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can this connet to a wireless network?

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This model does not have a Network LAN port, nor any other means to connect to a wireless network. In order to obtain Smart TV capabilities, along with WiFi, without having to obtain an entirely new TV or player, it is recommended to obtain the Smart TV Upgrader, model SP520 which will allow the Smart TV features which are available through the LG Apps Store. Information about this device can be viewed on our website at http://www.lg.com/us/blu-ray-player....
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Is LN530B MHL Port Roku Stick Ready

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We appreciate your interest in this television. This particular TV has not specifically been designed for compatibility with Roku. We have no information available relating to compatibility with this device.
answered 11 months ago
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Unable to view photos

I have connected an external hard drive via a USB cable. I can see the lists of JPG photos, but when I try to view them nothing appears, just a generic "placeholder" graphic image.
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We regret the inconvenience you have experienced with this television. If you have the “generic placeholder” image on the screen, it means that, for some reason, the file is not compatible with the TV. This could be due to an incompatible resolution, a bad formatting of the image itself, a corrupted file, or some other possibility.
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Does the 32" LED HDTV 32LN530B have a phono jack?

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I had the same question, until I researched extensively and found that the specifications on the LG site clearly lists the headphone jack as one of the ports on the TV. In addition, every site that sells the TV also lists the headphone jack as one of the available ports. But, NO the 32" LED HDTV 32LN530B TV is tragically missing a headphone jack, arguably the most important aspect of one of these smaller thin TVs with poor audio quality. I bought the TV today after extensive research and denying buying a similar TV \BECAUSE it was missing a headphone jack. Very disappointed will have to return the TV as I am not equipped to deal with the more complicated digital out option.
answered 1 year, 6 months ago
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The CAPTION button on the remote has stopped working for model 32LN530B. What could be the problem?

The CAPTION button was working when we first set up the TV, now it is not. There does not appear to be any info surrounding the CAPTION button in the Owner's Manual.
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We appreciate your interest in the operations of this television. When viewing television signals from the external antenna, the television will be able to provide the Closed Captions. When viewing the VIDEO1 setting, for the VCR, the VCR remote control will need to activate the captions in the VCR menu. When viewing the Cable Box, the cable remote will be needed to activate the captions in the Cable Box system. When attempting to use the captions feature, you will have to consider which device’s tuner is in use. The TV can only control those captions generated by its tuner, and the TV tuner is only operable through the ANTENNA mode. If you have additional questions about this situation, please contact our Customer Interactive Center at 800-243-0000.
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Can I use the 32LN530B as a monitor for my MacBookPro?

How do I connect with the 32LN530B to do this?
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We appreciate your interest in this television. It may be possible to connect your computer using one of the HDMI ports on the TV. For additional assistance, please contact our Customer Interactive Center at 800-243-0000.
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