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No sound just installed a new system. completed setup and installation, but speakers have no sound.

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Re: no sound

If the speaker system is not playing from any source eg radio,cd , hard drive etc.... check base module has power and system cable inserted correctly. also check the connection is firm at rear of media centre. once all has been checked turn power to both base module and media centre off for 1 minute . if this doesn't work post and we have more things to try

Posted on Nov 16, 2007

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No sound from System Samsung Model HTZ420t/XAA Checked all the cords, Checked all the wiring. Still no sound.Digital Audio Cable appears to be loose. Tried to re install. Red light comes on. But still...

So a couple of things are going on here:

1) No sound. Have you opened the manual and run the setup to test the basic speaker functions? The only wiring that would matter would be some of the speakers connected correctly.

2) Loose digital cable. That'sa physical problem that needs a real person to look at it.

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No sound or power


Before the setup of the speakers' channels
  • Press the SURR. button on the remote to select multichannel surround mode before adjusting the speaker settings.
  • In case of sound distortion, press and hold the SOUND button to select another transmission channel for the wireless rear speakers.
Setting Speakers' Channels
  1. Press 060227073157_11231.jpg to stop playback, then press SYSTEM MENU.
  2. Press 060227073234_11234.jpg repeatedly to select { Audio Setup Page }.
  3. Press 060227073211_11232.jpg060227073221_11233.jpg to highlight { Speaker Setup Page }, then press 060227073234_11234.jpg.

  4. Enter its submenu by pressing 060227073234_11234.jpg.
  5. Press 060227073211_11232.jpg060227073221_11233.jpg to highlight one of the options below at a time, then press 060227073234_11234.jpg.

    • { Speakers Volume } – Volume level setting for individual speakers (-6dB – +6dB).

    • { Speakers Delay } – Delay times setting in relation to the listening position/ distance for centre and surround speakers.

  6. Press 060227073245_11235.jpg060227073234_11234.jpg to adjust to the setting that best suit your surround sound needs.
  7. Press OK to confirm.
  • 1 ms increase/decrease of delay time is equivalent to 30 cm change in distance. Use the longer delay time settings when the rear speakers are closer to the listener than the front speakers.
  • The test tone will automatically be generated to help you judge the sound level of each speaker.

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Have you tried the VSM (Virtual Sound Matrix) button on the remote? I think you will have to scroll through the various sound processors ie..stage...virtual find the one that will have all surround speakers working. Hope this helps

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I need help with my surround sound!!

The calibration mic thing is to balance the sound evenly on surround sound systems, it replacles the older systems "TEST TONE" speaker setup, in other words it will balance each speaker say in a 5.1 setup to adjust the level output so the listening position is not overwhemled by say the rear surround speaker overriding the front left & right speaker or the most critical the center speaker. The calibration mic uses computer tech to make it easier for the user, no sound pressure calibration is needed as with the test tone setup mentioned earlier. The wireless speaker situation could be possibly waiting for the calibration confirmation, Read any user manual information if available.

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Samsung ht-z310 home cinema no sound rear speakers

I seen the same thing when I first opened mine except my "center" speaker wan't working. It had to do with the "Mode" it was in. The Mode button at the botoom of the remote changes the speaker configuration.

There is also an option in the setup that allows you to turn on/off speakers for the system, all of mine were either Present or Small which enables them to work.

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Check the setup menu on your TV. Many models require that you choose between using the internal speakers and using the speaker outputs. Sometimes the TV menu choices are "FIXED" (audio output) or "VARIABLE" (internal speakers).

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Subwoofer volume and sound

i had the same problem when i tried to adjust speaker output levels, distance and equalizer manually without using audessy i reset everything to factory setting (0s)..and then ran 
audessy setup..reduce volume on your subwoofer to slightly above minimum(behind the subwoofer) before running the setup..once audessy setup is completed successfully..i started changing setup
manually..changed speaker config for front speaker to small (it is set as large by audessy setup), this should automatically adjust center and other speaker configuration (if not make sure to set them to small as well), then set the cross over frequency to 120..increase the volume on your subwoofer and now you should hear it fire..if this does not help..try playing some rock music with all channel streo mode..if your subwoofer does not fire even for this..then take the system back for exchange..

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open the disc tray and press setup and the speaker volume option will activate and also turn off the night mode for louder sound

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