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Insignia LCDTV dvr combo - no sound on non HD stations

Just got a new insignia 26inch combo unit, and have tried connecting to Comcast HD box through HDMI cable. i get good picture on all channels, but only have sound on HD stations. Comcast has switched boxes and I've tried two TV's (returned first one).

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  • Anonymous Oct 29, 2008

    Hey Trager,

    I have the exact same issue. I had a brand new Comcast HD box that did not produce sound with the HDMI cable on the Analog channels. I switched it with my cable box that I have in the other room that I knew worked with HDMI (connected to my Panasonic plasma). Same issue...so its the TV not the cable box. I will be contacting Best Buy this week, but since you did not get a resolution I will get my cash back. I could use component cables but that defeats the purpose.

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The link below echoes that it is a tv issue, not an issue with the box.
http://www.fixya.com/support/t1314756-no_non_hd_sound

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