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No sound on certain channels

Your TV is equipped with SAP mode, this mode allows you to hear sound in a different language if available, if that second language is not available on that channel you will get no sound on that channel, this is a very common mistake which occurs when some one presses( usually by accident) a button on the remote control, the button is displayed as SAP on remote control or as secondary audio in audio mode in menu, simple to resolve is to switch this setting to STEREO on audio setting.

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no sound,but good pic.everything else works fine.(toshiba 57hx94)


hello,

• Check the antenna/cable connections (see Chapter 2).

• The station may have broadcast difficulties. Try another channel.

• The sound may be muted. Press VOLUME.

• If you hear no sound, try setting the MTS feature to STEREO mode (page 81).

• Make sure the SPEAKERS function in the AUDIO SETUP menu is set correctly (page 83).

• If you are not receiving a second audio program from a known SAP source, make sure the MTS feature is

set to SAP mode (page 81).

• If you hear audio that seems "incorrect" for the program you are watching (such as music or a foreign

language), the SAP mode may be on. Set the MTS feature to STEREO mode (page 81).

• When using an external audio amplifier, if you connect the amplifier to the VAR. AUDIO OUT jacks, the
volume of the TV and amplifier must be set above 0 or you will not hear any sound (page 20).

regards
shaun

Dec 03, 2010 | Toshiba 57HX94 57 in. HDTV Television

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How do I get my rca truflat tv to get out of mono?


Hello
Press the MTS on the remote control handset to select STEREO, MONO or SAP. All the options will be available only when the current TV channel is broadcasting that option. Channels will not always carry programes, that have all MTS options. If "STEREO" appears on the screen when you select a channel means stereo sound is available with current programme. You can hear sound from both speakers. If broadcast is not strong and clear, stereo sound will not be available. Press "MTS" button to change it to "Mono". This will eliminate the noise. If "MONO" appears on the screen when you select a channel, stereo effect will not be availabe, even though you have set it to stereo. If "SAP" appears when you select a channel 'Second Audio Programe' [SAP] broadcasting is available for that programme. Press the "MTS" button to 'SAP' and you can hear that programe in different language or some other kind of audio.

Oct 28, 2010 | RCA TruFlat 27F520T 27" TV

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no sound on some channels


your tv has audio setting called SAP that is for channels that are broadcasting on a second language like spanish, on the channels that do not have this SAP capabilitie you will not hear anything unless you put your tv on stereo mode, so you need to go out of the Sap mode by a button on the remote, check for mts, button , or audio thank you

Jun 21, 2009 | RCA R52WM24 52" HDTV Projection Television

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Sound


SAP is short for "second audio program" and is a way to send a second audio track along with the main one. In many areas stations use SAP to provide Spanish or other language sound for movies and other programs. If you have SAP turned on you don't know it until you tune to a channel where it's being used, and then you hear the other sound. Just turn SAP off using the remote control or TV menu.

Dec 18, 2008 | Sony FD Trinitron WEGA KV-36FV27 36" TV

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No sound on four channels while all other channels sound is fine.


You most likely have the SAP1.gif mode activated. Look for a button on your remote or an item in the on-screen menus of your television1.gif called MTS or SAP. You want to set this to "Main" "Normal" or "Stereo" (or even "Mono") mode to hear the regular television sound.

If it is in SAP (Secondary Audio Program) mode, as I believe yours is, you may hear no sound or a different audio program. Often this is a translation to another language, such as Spanish, and other times (notably with PBS stations) it is an unrelated audio (often music) feed. On some stations there may be no sound at all with the audio mode set to SAP.

Feb 14, 2008 | Sharp Aquos LC-13SH3U 13 in. EDTV-Ready...

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