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BOSE 38-WHITE BACK:ERROR 801-LOUD SCRITCHING NOISE AFTER SHUT OFF

THIS IS A 4-YEARS OLD BOSE LIFESTYLE 38 DVD MEDIA CENTER WITH THE CAPABILITY TO STORE CD/DVD BUT NEVER USED FOR THAT PURPOSE. IT IS USED TO PRODUCE SURROUND SOUND ON 5-SPEAKERS. EVEN THAT HAS NOT REALLY WORKED EFFECTIVELY. WHEN TECHS WERE QUERIED THEY ANSWERD THAT THERE ARE VERY FEW TV PROGRAMS THAT SEND OUT A SURROUND SOUND SIGNAL. RIGHT NOW MY MAIN PROBLEM IS THE SCRITCHING SOUND.

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Hello any cable or satelite tv show is now more comonly in high definition sound and video! and the techs are wrong because their are plenty of movies on tv including news channels that broadcast in surround sound ,but in order to get that surround sound you must either have a connection from the tv,s audio out or you can also out put the sound from the cable or satelite box out to your bose system as as the scritching sound where does it only happen when in surround mode or stereo mode ? if you play a dvd or cd does it still make noise? and can you be more specific on your terminology SCRITCHING not really shure what you mean by that word! thank you glenn mayer

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The Lifestyle 38 has no HDMI output. It all depends on what inputs your TV has, which cable set up would be the best for you. Assuming that your TV has an SVideo input, you indeed can use the SVideo output of the Bose system, to get the DVD picture on your TV. However you will need to connect the audio output of the TV to the TV input of the LS 38 to get the TV sound to play over your LS 38. In case you don't have an SVideo connection on your TV, you can use the composite output of the Bose system and connect it to the video input of your TV (yellow in and outputs)

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Bose LifeStyle 38 System Video Mode Change

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Follow these steps to change the video setting from European to North American:

With the media center turned off, use the controls on its front panel to follow these steps:
  1. Press and hold the Enter button on the media center.
  2. While holding the Enter button down, press the Store button. Selections will appear on the media center display each time you press Store.
  3. When Video appears as the selection on the display, release the Store and Enter buttons.
  4. Use the Volume up and down buttons to scroll through the Video options.
  5. Stop scrolling at the proper selection:
  • For a component connection only, select:
  • -NTSC COMPONENT (in N. America)
  • -PAL COMPONENT (outside North America)
  • For a component connection and progressive scan, select NTSC PROGRESSIVE.
6. With the proper selection made, press Store to confirm the
selection and leave the Video options.

I hope that helps.
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Bose LifeStyle 38 Video Mode


Bose LifeStyle 38 System Video Mode Change

f64e5a4.jpg

Follow these steps to change the video setting from European to North American:

With the media center turned off, use the controls on its front panel to follow these steps:
  1. Press and hold the Enter button on the media center.
  2. While holding the Enter button down, press the Store button. Selections will appear on the media center display each time you press Store.
  3. When Video appears as the selection on the display, release the Store and Enter buttons.
  4. Use the Volume up and down buttons to scroll through the Video options.
  5. Stop scrolling at the proper selection:
  • For a component connection only, select:
  • -NTSC COMPONENT (in N. America)
  • -PAL COMPONENT (outside North America)
  • For a component connection and progressive scan, select NTSC PROGRESSIVE.
6. With the proper selection made, press Store to confirm the
selection and leave the Video options.

I hope that helps.
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your hard drive is about to fail or has failed.
If you can still play music from stored area and If you want to keep your songs thats stored on system, turn off at power point and take to bose auth repairer, they should be able to transfer songs across to new hard drive.
I have same problem, this is a common problem with bose.... not good for how much they are. Hard drive is left of cd tray, on its side.
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Hi, I had the same problem, they had to replace my harddrive and the dvd, lost all my music, 145 cds, just got it back, it now works fine,

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