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Cracking and poping with Yamaha surround sound system

I have a Yamaha system with a receiver and 5 speakers hooked up to digital cable, DVD player and a VCR. The system has been working perfectly for the past 3 years. I turned it on today to watch TV and after about 30 minutes it started to make an awful cracking and poping noise in all of the speakers. Kind of like static, but louder and more annoying. The noise does not go away when I change the TV channels, but it does go away when I play DVDs. When I play DVDs it is like it used to be with no popping noises at all. Can you help? Also, don't know if it is important, but there was a power outage at my home over the weekend. What can I try?

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Re: Cracking and poping with Yamaha surround sound system

Das TV make cracking and poping noise when you unhook it from receiver?

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