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I recently hooked up my dtv box, tuned the antenna and have a great picture. On every channel I have background noise. Sounds like bacon frying, hissing noise. I also set up someone else's tv, very simple. Converter box and antenna and they have the same effect. What can be done about it.

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    There is no volume control on the DTV remote.

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If there is a volume control on the remote that came with the converter box, use it to make sure the box volume is set to its maximum. Many models allow you to control the volume out from the box to the TV, and the levels are set about halfway. When you turn up the volume on the TV cause it's too low, you can get the kind of audio problem you describe. Make sure you turn the volume down on the TV first before starting with the box.

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