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I recently stopped using cables to conntct my TVs to the DVD player and cable box, and started using RCA plug-ins. But now several of my TVs have an annoying buzzing sound. How do I get rid of the buzzing? danmagazu@aol.com

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  • dmckinley196 Mar 14, 2009

    My older model tv must have a converter to use my DVD player. when i put in a DVD i get a buzzing sound. no matter what i do i can not make it stop unless i turn off the DVD player. my DVD player is a sony of good quality. help!

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Usually what causes the buzzing sound is the shielding on the RCA cables. If all the connections are tight, plugged into the correct receptacle, and you still get the buzzing, then this is probably the problem. If the cables are poorly insulated, the other electronics will cause interference and the buzzing sound will result. Do you have a number of electronic devices stacked together, or in close proximity? A more expensive RCA cable is probably the answer to your problem - one with preferably gold connectors and thicker, better insulated wiring. Hope this helps...

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