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No sound playing DVDs

Hi, my DV-C503 has been working fine for many years, then inexplicably would not play sound for DVDs. I was using the optical Digital out connection, and swapped to the RCA plugs. That worked for a couple of weeks, now I don't get any sound at all. Any ideas of what I can try??

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  • Kristian Howard Jun 03, 2007

    Thanks for the help. Although I don't like to admit it the problem was very simple. Somehow the settings on my amp was changed from the digital input being the DVD to the VCR. Your suggestion helped me dig though all the settings on the DVD and Amp to id the problem.


  • Anonymous Mar 26, 2014

    Since initial use the sound would occasionally drop out for no more than 1 second and then be fine. Upon try to fix that problem it hasn't worked since then



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Is it connected to 5.1 amp??.The first thing to try is to go to set up menu and change the audio o/p to pcm track.See if this works.What has more than likely happened is unit is set to dolby digital and should be on pcm track instead.If this doesnt work more than likely fault in unit but have seen very few audio problems with dvds.

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