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Loud Beep noise on digital cable channels that goes away for HD channels

On my 52inch RCA when I turn to regular analog cable channels there is a somewhat subtle but annoying beep sound that persists, but does not sound when switched to HD. I have it hooked up to a audio theatre and the only things that make the beep noise stop are:

turning off the TV or switching to a HD channel.

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    Will that work even if when I disconnect the cable completely i still hear the sound? I just don't want to waste a trip bringing the box in.

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Hi,

Could you pls try to discern if it is a beep or a chirp sound. A remote possibility is that the horizontal circuitry is playing catchup with the difference in the frequency when switching from analog to HD or vice-versa and what you are hearing is the PSU chopper or the HOT/FBT. This might be indicative of a component about to fail. This would of course require opening the unit for a look & see and a fair familiarity of electronic components/circuitry and safety procedures, use of a DVM and a soldering iron. It would be to your added advantage access to a service manual or at the very least a schematic diagram with voltage readings. Should you be uncomfortable performing a DIY (do-it-yourself), perhaps your best bet would then be to seek the services of a qualified professional.

Hope this be of initial help/idea. Pls post back how things turned up or should you need additional information. Good luck and kind regards. Thank you for using FixYa.

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    Hi again,



    Any development(s) so far?

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Hello Spizatz,

Check that you are connectign the cables to the correct ports. If you are not sure where to connect them, just change the conenctions untill you find the correct connection or the part causng the problem.

For example, make sure the red end of teh cable is plugged into the red port and so on for the white or other colors.

Good luck and anything else you need let me know,
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There is some problem with the connections .
Better have a check over the connections.

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Check that there is no device near to the digital cable that can cause interference.

Try moving the cable.

Try a replacement digital cable, possibly a well shielded one.

If that does not work the cable receiver box may be faulty and that is the reason for the noise.


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