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SAP - I can't get my new TV out of Mono and into stereo.

No matter what channel I am in, my tv only displays that the audio is in "mono". When attempting to change on the remote, it will not allow me to do so. It will only display mono...HELP! Thank you

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Are you using a cable box sush as a Comcast cable box? If so then the volume control within the cable box is most likely not high enough for the TV to detect a stereo pilot signal. The Comcast remote (if thats what you have) still is programmed to operate the volume within thier box, the volume display will be at the top of the picture and it will be in white. Turn it up until the word "stereo" appears. then leave it at that setting and use your TV's volume control only.

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