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Dvd sound isn't working

When we turn on the DVD Player the sound doesn't work however it works fine for the TV and Cable

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  • Anonymous Nov 18, 2007

    I have my dvd player hooked up to my dish reciever. I have a picture but no sound the sound works when its on tv but I can't hear my dvd.I don't know if I have something hooked up wrong

  • PARKER1951 Nov 30, 2007

    WAS WORKING FINE FOR ABOUT 6 MONTHS AND THEN EVERY TIME I PUT IN A NEW DVD MOVIE THE PICTURE WAS BEAUTIFUL BUT ABOUT EVERY 3 MINITS OR SO THE VOLUME GOES OUT AND IN REAL QUICK ALL THE WAY THROUGH A MOVIE. ANY BODY HAVE AN IDEA. I TRIED DIFFERENT MOVIES TOO AND ITS HOOKED WITH AN HDMI CABLE

  • Misti96 Dec 06, 2007

    Trutech DVD Player (TT 320)....also no sound, but we do have a good picture. Volume is up on both the DVD Player and the TV. Several people have double checked that we have the cables in correctly...and still no sound! Can you help?

  • jreel Jan 09, 2008

    i have a sony slv-d350p dvd/vhs combo setup, and the sound stopped working on the dvd player. sound still works fine on the vhs, so i know the cables are setup fine, and ive tried multiple dvds so i know it's a problem with the dvd player and not the discs. the picture is still fine with dvds though, it's only the sound that isn't working.

  • jimchar2 Feb 06, 2008

    No sound!!!!!

  • Rudy Lopez
    Rudy Lopez Jun 07, 2008

    phillps dvp642/37 has no audio when playing dvd but got good picture

  • bobert343 Jan 01, 2009

    I have the same problem with the Sony SLV-D350P. Sound works when playing a VHS but not when playing a DVD. I tried almost every menu option and even opened up the unit to check for bad solder connections, etc.

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In addition to the suggestion which I fully concur with, there is one small thing I would add. Kari you may not be aware that there is often an "internal setting" in the dvd player for its output volume. Sometimes the setting is inadvertently changed to a permanently "muted" or silent mode so that no audio can be heard. This internal setting is usually accessed by pressing the "Setup" button on your remote control and browsing through the main menus to the "Audio" or "Sound Setting" submenu. Once there you will see if the settings are correct in order to HEAR AUDIO (sound that is). Be sure to turn the "MUTE" to "off" and set the output volume to about 3/4 high setting. Then get out of setup mode and play your dvd. My point is this...on some "kareoke" feature units I have found many people mistake the front manual volume control for a DVD audio output level control when playing dvd's. This is not the case..the output volume settings are "internal" and accessible through the remote control only. Hope this helps Kari !- hattonhall

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I don't know if it will help or not, but I had the same problem. The VHS would have sound but DVDs wouldn't. I went through the different options on the DVD for sound(surround sound, ect) and changed it to a different one. After that, I had no problem with the sound. I did find there were a few DVDs I didn't have to do that to, but most of them I did. I don't know why it would make a difference though, but it's worth the inexpensive try:)

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You may need to hook up the DVD player to your sound system (if you have one) or into the back of the TV properly (if you don't). Alternatively, turn the volume up on the DVD player itself, not just the TV, they usually have separate volume control.

Posted on Sep 08, 2007

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SOURCE: Problem hooking up DVD player to TV thru my cable box

Chances are you've got your DVD player hooked to OUPUT jacks on the cable box, not inputs. I haven't yet seen a box that takes any kind of an input other than the cable line, but they will have RCA jacks for audio and video outputs on the back. So your cable channels are fine, but the DVD signal is hitting a dead end.

The only solution if your TV doesn't have RCA inputs for video and audio is to get an RF converter (around $10-$20). This takes the A/V signals from your DVD and turns them into a channel 3 or 4 signal that connects to your TV's antenna input.

The converter also has a connector on the back for the cable coming from the cable box, since you'll have to disconnect that from the TV. When the DVD player is off, the cable box signal gets passed to the TV as normal. Turn on the DVD player and the RF converter switches on; put your set on channel 3 or 4 and you'll see your video.

One final thing: The converter will need an AC outlet for its power adapter or power cord, so make sure you have a spare. If you don't already have your TV and DVD player connected to one, this would be a good time to pick up a surge-protector outlet strip. Then not only will you have enough outlets, you'll be protecting your equipment as well.

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