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Volume control doesn't work on the enternal speaker

I have the stereo connected to the audio output of the TV. The problem is the volume control doest control the volume out of the stereo thus I have to use two remotes

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Re: volume control doesn't work on the enternal speaker

On some sets that have audio output jacks, the level of the audio output on the RCA jacks is fixed, and it does not change with the TV's volume control. On some sets, such as Sony, you can choose fixed or variable output. I have also seen some sets that have both fixed and variable RCA jacks on the back. With variable audio out, the audio level at the audio output jacks follows the TV's volume control. If you go into the TV's menu and navigate to the audio page, look for fixed or variable output options. If you have the owner's manual, read the section on audio output. If variable output is not an option on your model, then the level is constant and the volume will have to be adjusted with the stereo's volume control.

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Re: volume control doesn't work on the enternal speaker

You need a universal remote, with it you can operate both units with the one remote.

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  • TV typeCRT TV
  • Screen size
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  • Power Consumption Operational
    150 Watt
  • Timer Functions
    Sleep, wake
  • Video Interface
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  • Manufacturer
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Panasonic CT 27 SL - 13 GL how to connect external speakers

This TV is set up to connect to an external amplifier which that controls the speakers. It has an analog audio output which means you need an RCA audio cable (2 RCA plugs (red and white) on each end. You can't directly connect a set of speakers. The audio output jacks at between the antenna in and the video inputs. Then you need to enter the menu and enter the Audio submenu. Go to the Speakers item. Turn the TV speakers to off and fixed audio out.(The amplifier will adjust the volume.) Use the Up/Down arrows to navigate through the menu options, press enter to enter a sub-menu and the volume up button to change a setting.

There is also a headphone jack which may be compatible with computer speakers. That has a 3.5 mm jack. To use headphones, set the Speakers Audio item to TV speakers Off and variable audio out. (The TV controls will adjust the volume.)

To use a Universal remote to set the audio or modify the channel list, you need one that matches the Menu function of the original remote. You may need to try multiple codes for Panasonic TVs to get the button to work. Some low-end universal remotes may not have the menu button; get a different remote or use the menu button on the front panel of the TV.

To set the channel list, press Menu and select Setup. Go to the Prog Chan option. Then set your Mode in the first option (Cable or Air). Then choose Auto Program to scan all channels or Manual Program to edit the channel list.

The manual for the TV is available at retrevo: . You will need to enter a code to access the manual. See page 5 of the manual for the input connections (page 7 of the PDF).

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Sep 13, 2012 | Panasonic Standard (CRT) Televisions

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I can't access the Audio Out in the menu options. It's currently set to Variable. I hooked up the TV to my stereo with the Red/White RCA cables but get no sound? I am guessing it's due to that menu option.

That means that output varies with with volume control, but you have to set speaker off to activate the audio output, this is done in this same audio menu.

Feb 20, 2011 | Sony KV-32FS13 TV

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No audio,tried menu items and selections,nothing.The sound just went out,what do you think it might be?

There is no sound or low volume coming from the television speakers.
Solution Follow this procedure to troubleshoot when there is no sound or low volume coming from the television.

NOTE: Because each of these steps represents a possible solution to this issue, check the television status after completing each step.
Increase the volume of the television. Ensure the television audio has not been muted. Ensure no headphones are not connected to the television. If using a set-top box with a volume control, increase the volume of the set-top box.
NOTE: If the set-top box is connected using an Audio/Video (A/V) connection, ensure that the A/V cables are connected securely to the appropriate video input on the television.
Verify that the MTS settings of the television are set to MAIN or STEREO .
NOTE: If the source device is not set to stereo or is not capable of transmitting a stereo signal, sound may come from one speaker on the TV only, and the volume will sound low. In this case, adjust or replace the source device.
If the TV has a Simulated effect in the audio menu, turn it off . Ensure the televisions speakers are not set as the center speaker.
NOTE: Some televisions allow the televisions speakers to act as the center channel speaker when using a multi-channel receiver.
Verify that the speakers are set to ON in the television menu.
IMPORTANT: If the television has audio output jacks and they are connected to a stereo system, then the speakers on the television may be turned off. Some televisions require the internal speakers or the center speaker setting to be off before audio can be sent out to a stereo receiver via the audio out jacks.
Ensure all audio and video cable connections are properly connected to the television.
Test the television using another source like a VCR, DVD player or Blu-ray Disc™ (BD) player.
Reset the television to the original factory settings. To reset your TV to factory settings, turn the TV ON. Then, while pressing the UP ARROW button on the Remote Control, press the POWER button on the TV. The TV will turn itself OFF then back ON.
NOTE: If your remote control does not have a RESET button or the procedure did not reset the TV to the factory default settings, perform a power reset.
If the issue is still unresolved after completing all the troubleshooting steps suggested, service may be required.

Jan 30, 2011 | Sony FD Trinitron WEGA KV-36FV27 36" TV

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The screen is working perfectly fine, you can the see the image & all the channels, but the thing is that you can't hear anything at all. what should i do?

some tvs have a stick like button at the back.. check if yours have it and move it to the opposite side..
its hard to help when you dont have model number..

Oct 23, 2010 | Craig Standard (CRT) Televisions

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My Aiwa Colour TV, model No. TV-A2019, has developed audio problems. 1. The audio output from the speaker is high even when volume is set at level one. Audio output is constant for volume level 1 to...

You just come aroung the sound decoder section of your tv. Decoder problems may cause the fult you pointed out. Since all the controls are electronically controlled, and all are through sound decoder, which converts sound to stereo the problem must be there. Since sound comes from two channels are ok, there is no problem around sound output. Check for some soldering loose contact, wire socket loose cotanct also.

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Just bought a Sony KV-27ts20 second hand. Great

There might be another solution beside the trash can. You see often with audio problem the fault is the audio output i.c that is gone. Also in the tv menu you may have speaker on/off, make sure they are on. If it still doesn`t work then you may want to try the audio out connectors at the back of the set,there may be sound there. What you`ll need is and audio system with aux/cd/tape input and a rca/phono stereo cable. Just connect the tv out to any free input and turn up the volume .
By the way the tv audio out may be variable(option in the audio menu) which means that any amplified speakers(computer speakers) could be used as long as you have rca connectors on the end of it.
Hope this will help. Good luck

Dec 04, 2009 | Sony FD Trinitron WEGA KV-27HS420 27" TV

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Can I hook up my steroe speakers to the TV? I have an older model

If your older model TV has red and white plugs on the back of it that say something like "Audio Out" or "Output" then YES.

Simply connect a pair of RCA Cables (available any electronics store) from the Audio Out jacks on your tv to the "AUX" input on your stereo.

You cannot power speakers without some kind of stereo/receiver.

If you do have a receiver then you can connect to your "TV INPUT" on the back of your receiver and control the tv volume with your receiver remote.

If your tv does not have those red and white output jacks then there is no practical way for you to connect your speakers.

Aug 15, 2009 | Durabrand Standard (CRT) Televisions

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Using 2 Pc speakers on my Tv

1)probable incompatibility issue--for comparison did you try a set of headphones? 2)The RCA audio outputs on the tv can go to an amplifier that has speakers attached,ie surround sound. 3)Caution==never try to alter vol level at spkr!

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