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Sound Problems I have my tv hooked up with my cable box only - no external speakers etc... The sound on the tv has stopped working with some channels but not all. Also, it sometimes goes out intermittently or there is a loud snap sound (like someone tapping on a microphone)that starts to happen. It is still under warranty but I would like to know what the problem might to to ensure the tech understands in case by chance it behaves properly when he comes out to take a look. Thanks!

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Re: Sound Problems

This set has a int/ext switch on back..and audio ic inside

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Make sure TV is not muted.Make sure the TV is not set to SAP (secondary audio protocol)Make sure TV input is correct (someone may have accidentally pressed the "aux" input button or similar causing the TV to use an input with no sound going to it)Make sure there is not a pair of headphones connected to the TV audio out jack on the side or front of your TV.Check all of the cables that are connected into the back of your TV. (it is possible the TV was moved slightly and a cable has become disconnected or loose)If you have a receiver or surround sound connected to your TV, turn it on and see if you get sound coming from the external speakers.Turn off the TV, cable box, and anything else connected to the TV. Sometimes turning everything off and then back on can fix the problem.If using an "S" video cable into an input on the back of your TV, these cables carry no sound, just video, so make sure you connect an audio cable too.Hook up an external device to the "TV audio out" input. This will be the test to see if it is a TV circuit board malfunction or the speakers are faulty in your TV.If you are connected to a satellite box, use the included remote and go into the "menu". Check to make sure sound settings are set correctly.
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To be honest I do not really understand clearly your issue so I will pose a few questions that might clear things for me up:

1. No sound from internal speakers.

2. Speakers have be checked and are not open, disconnected or switched to external or variable audio out only.

3 A DVD or similar connected to a rear video and audio input has no sound.

4. The set had sound when hooked to the bose system.

Do I understand correctly or did I miss something?

If all the above is correct the set has a audio output problem (old trick is put ear directly to a speaker and see if anything, a buzz, faint sound or nothing at all.)

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No Sound

Could be a sound problem in the set but first:

Are speakers for some reason switched off in menu?

Is (some have this) internal/external speaker select set to external?

Is volume on SET OR A BOX muted or turned way down?

Does the set have sound with a DVD etc. hooked via a rear audio/video input?

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Problem with toshiba 55

Speakers switched on or off in menu.

Sound works or not with a DVD etc hooked to a rear input

Sound turned all the way down on set or a BOX being used.

Internal/ external speaker switch in wrong position.

let me know what you find.

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My rca hdtv model hd52w67 has picture but no sound

The model indicated rarely has sound problems.

General things to check:

If using a cable or sat box is sound muted or turned way down?

In set menu are speakers on or off?

Some versions have a slide switch either on the back or in the menu for internal or external speakers.

Does the set have sound with a DVD etc hooked to a rear input?

If no sound only on a few channels SAP may be on either in the set or a box.

If none of these help it has a audio circuit problem.

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I have a rcs hdtv. i have a picture,but no sound. ive tried hooking it up to some external speakers,but still no sound. any suggestions?

first, i wonder what you are trying to watch? a dvd player? a cable box? do you have your cable directly to the tv? if you try a different source, do you get sound?
on the tv, if you go into menu and sound options, did the speakers somehow get turned off?
or, is there a switch at the rear of the tv to allow your tv speakers to act as a center channel? if so it may have been hit and switched off the speaker output. my tv has one located right where all the connections are and i've hit it accidentally a couple times.

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Unable to view TV programming on TV, able to utilize set for viewing DVD/VCR movies. Cable company says their Cable Card is 'OK' and the TV needs updates (assume software) in order to work correctly with...

U get a channel numder and menu screen do show up?Not the tv,it the incomming broadcasting signal cable plug in or the cable box itself have problems.Tries unplug,replug the tv and the cable box back in like about an hour later.The tv will reset itself to the factory setting and the cable box should upgraded it softwares.Should work now.If have the same problems,tell the cable company change the cable box or check the incomming broadcasting cable wire with another tv,see the incomming broadcasting signal cable wire,with a new cable box,see if it work.

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We have a picture but no sound, it is hooked up to our surround system and the dvd and radio work and we have sound coming out of the speakers but no tv

Try switching the external/internal speaker switch on the back of the tv to internal. This way you should at least get sound (from the TV not the sound system) when you change the volume of the TV itself.
Explain your set up if you need more help. By that I mean what do you have hooked to the TV and sound system, Satellite or digital cable box DVD ?
Make a note of where all the inputs to the sound system come from.

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I hooked up my stereo amp to my external speakers that were also still hooked up to my tv. now I don't get any audio from my tv just a high pitch sound. Is this an easy fix?

Hi, I can help. It sounds like the TV internal speakers were turned off so that the only speakers to have sound were the external ones. Go to your menu and find the sound area. There you can tell the TV to send sound to the internal speakers once again and not to external.

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My panasonic did the same thing. turns out my coaxial cable hooking up the cable from the wall was bad. Once i unhooked it from the wall, the sound popped. I wiggled it a little on the receiver end on the wall and got sound. So try replacing your cable box cord and see if it fixes it.

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