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Audio fluctuation with volume

I am either watching tv... direct tv or watching dvd and the volume on receiver keeps decreasing until it is like someone speaking inside a basement.. then sound goes back up again.. then down again.. but it happens after I have been watching tv for hours.. I turn down volume on receiver and up on tv and it is fine... all speaker wires are connected correctly.. I am mystified

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  • scohen68 May 25, 2009

    Ok.. will call direct tv and get another dvr.. thank you... hope this works..although i have a feeling it is the receiver..

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It is common theese days to have volume fluxuation while watching TV when viewing a HD show and going to a commercial break it gets ungodly loud, that's from digital to analog variance. However what you describe and the way you describe it leads me to believe its a chip in the receiver. The only way to really know for sure would be to hook up a DVD to your TV input and play a long movie " the godfather" or something like that which is a three hour or so movie and listen for the issue to occur. If it does, you know your receiver needs to be serviced. If it doesn't, swap your cable box or DSS with another one if possible and test again. It will take some time, but it won't cost you anything! Hope this helps. If you still have issues with it, send a response and we can try other things as well.

Posted on May 24, 2009

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