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Stereo Sap comes up - no volume - increasing channels unable to a

Stereo Sap keeps coming up on our screen - no volume - we had 2 channels in the beginning that stated that and now we have more and more channels with "Stereo Sap" what does that mean? what can I do to get those channels back?

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  • Lisam_hgp Apr 02, 2009

    Stereo SAP comes up - no volume - increasing channels unable to hear now.....we have lost the original remote how do we fix this?

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SAP stands for secondary audio program. It can be used to broadcast another audio soundtrack, like spanish etc. Look on the remote for an audio button and try that. You can look in the menu if that doesn't work. If you find it, make sure it is off. If you can't find it post this problem again with the brand name and model number of your tv. I will try to find the solution.

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