why does my tv picture keep freezing

Why does my picture keep freezing or breaking into squares? Freezing channels and pixilation are normally caused by interference. Interference can be present due to many different factors. If you have the silver box: Place any wireless devices including cordless phones or microwave ovens a good distance away from the Melita Digital Set-Top box. Confirm that the metal connector on the coaxial cable is connected to Cable Input is screwed tight. If the issue persists, perform a channel scan. Heres how:
Put down your remote control and have a look at the Melita Digital Set-Top box. You should notice two buttons; channel up and channel down. Press both channel up and channel down buttons simultaneously and sustain for about four seconds. You can release them once the Set-Top box turns off.


A blue screen will appear and a message will indicate that a software update is being done. Do not press any buttons at this time. Wait until the progress bar reaches 100% and the set-top box will reboot once again. A channel scan will start automatically. Do not press any buttons at this time. Once the channel scan is done, a yellow prompt will ask you to press the OK button. PGet the Melita Digital remote control, press the OK button once and then press the Exit button twice. If you are subscribed to an additional Melita Digital Set-Top box, identify the channel or group of channels and check whether the problem is the same on both outlets. If the problem is occurring on both outlets, it could mean that there are technical faults on that particular channel.


If you have the Digibox SD: Check that the RG6 cable is connected properly toPthe STB. If problem persists, you need to perform a Factory Default on the STB. Click to see how. Why does my picture keep freezing or breaking into squares? This may be more noticeable on HD channels, however its best to first identify whether the problem is present on just one channel or on all channels. If you have a Netbox or iBox: If the problem is present on one channel only: If you are subscribed to an additional Melita television outlet, identify the channel and check whether the problem is the same on both outlets. If the channel is freezing/pixelated on both outlets, this could mean that there is a general problem on that particular channel.


If the channel is freezing/pixelated on one outlet only or you have no additional television outlets to check from, confirm that the metal connector on the coaxial cable is securely connected to the IN port atPthe back of the Melita Netbox/iBox HD. Please also check that the same coaxial cable is securely connected to the splitter. HDMI cable is securely connected to both ends. You can also test by swapping the HDMI port on your television set. Reboot the Melita Netbox/iBox HD by pressing the power button on the Melita HD remote control. If the problem is present on multiple/all channels: Confirm that the metal connector on the coaxial cable is securely connected to the IN port at thePback of the Melita HD Box.


Please also check that the same coaxial cable is securely connected to the splitter. HDMI cable is securely connected to both ends. You can also test by swapping the HDMI port on your television set. Menu button from the Melita HD remote control. Press S etup and diagnostics. Automatic Digital Channel Tuning-in. OK Reception information. The below is some information you should look out for: Strength: This indicates the signal strength on the Melita HD Box. Quality: This indicates the quality of the signal. It should always be displayed as 100%. SNR: The Signal to Noise Ratio should not be lower than 33. 0dB. BER 0. 000 (10E-4). If you have a Digibox HD: CablePIn port atPthe back of the Melita Digibox HD. factory default.

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