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Volume control I don't have a problem. Just need to know if the Magnavox brand tvs still have the volume control that 'levels' out the sound to keep the commercials from blaring out! I am interested in purchasing a 37"-40" HDTV 1080i. Thank you,

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Yes, the sound stays constant, a few commercials like Billy May is louder but he is louder than anything else in the world.

Very pleased with the volumn

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These blinks [flashes] are fault indication (Error Codes). From the number of blinks occur at one time switch ON, you can get an idea about the faulty circuit section inside it. This will make repair easy. These are called blinking codes. Make sure about the exact number of blinking of the standby/power LED, by switching On & OFF the set, for at least two times. Count it carefully. If you wish to get some details, check the site linked here. It has details about blinking codes, and fault locating procedure, to many popular brand TVs and other devices.
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If blinks continue without any pause, the main board is faulty.
Circuits to Magnavox and Philips are alike; and the blinking codes too might be.
Counting of number of blinks to Philips TVs is entirely different to that of other brand TVs. It is not a direct count procedure. The site have details about how to count the number of LED blinks [Fault Codes] to Philips brand TVs are given; along with details of the faulty circuit location.

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No sound on 2 cannels. Volumn is low on others.

Check your menu/sound options for anything to do with "dynamic sound," or anything to do with "auto volume control." These read the incoming sound signal and "auto" adjust it for sound that is supposed to be the same level of volume throughout the show/commercials. This can however make sounds seem too low or non-existant. If you had all options for this off in the sound menu, and it still doesn't fix will need to contact your cable/sat provider to have your incoming signal checked.

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What is the problem with the Vizio TV volume, it seems that when I am watching a show the volume goes up and down; it just blast up, especially when commercials come on.

There is nothing wrong with your TV. The loud commercials are to catch your interest before you leave the room for another snack or beer. You are not alone here, all other brands of TV will act the same. You may opt into the menu settings and seek an automatic volume control for commercials. Many TVs will have one. Not all, but just some. Thanks for asking and show a few hands of support!

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Volume fluctuates up and down for no reason. I use charter digital cable system

This is common of advertisers to do this. Some higher end TVs can auto adjust the volume to keep it at a more even level but commercials are usually louder on purpose. The FCC has just passed a bill to limit this practice. You can read more about it here:

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Vizio tv seems to have trouble with volume certain ch fox and ch 8 need to increase volume a lot also goes black loses sound g Have dishnetWork does true sound have to be off

It would be our pleasure in assisting you with that. We would recommend using our Volume Leveling feature which is available on our ViP222k, ViP612, ViP722k, and ViP922 receivers. Volume Leveling keeps the volume levels consistent between programming and commercials and prevents drastic volume level changes when watching television between HD and SD channels. Start by pressing the "Menu" button then pressing 6 for "System Setup" then 7 for "Audio Output". Select "Enable" below "Volume Leveling" then select "Done" to save these settings. If you're using a ViP922 receiver from the main menu select "Settings", select "Audio Output", and then enable Volume Leveling. This should help with the volume fluctuation issue you have been having. Thank you for being a valued DISH Network customer!

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I just switched to an HD receiver. The sound on the HD Channels is lower than the sound on the regular channels. How can I fix this? Dishnetwork has aready checked their end.

Some Sanyo TV's have a feature called Dynamic volume, this feature can be enabled by just pressing the dynamic volume button on the factory remote. We happen to offer a similar feature called volume leveling on our VIP 722k, 612, and 222k receivers. This is a recently released feature that will keep the volume even, during commercials or when changing channels. To access this press menu 6-1-6 and select enable under volume leveling.

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Sounds stop working after about 1 to 2 hours of viewing.

We would be happy to help you with this. The volume levelingfeature that we have sounds perfect for this situation; it keeps the volumelevels consistent between programming and commercials and also prevents drasticvolume level changes when switching between HD and SD programming. The volumeleveling feature is supported by the following receivers: ViP 222k, ViP 612,ViP 722k, and ViP 922; the model number of your receiver is displayed onthe front in the lower left corner. Your receiver needs to be connected by onof the following: composite cable (green, blue, red cables), coax cable (singlecable with metallic tip), HDMI or optical devices that do not support Dolbyaudio.

Start by pressing the menu button on your DISH Network remote control, thenpress the number 6 for system setup then 7 for audio output. Once therehighlight the "Enable" option below Volume Leveling and press select.Once enable exit the menu by selecting done on the right side of the screen.

We hope this helps to get things set up the way you like it. Thanks forchoosing DISH Network!

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I have a terrible time with the volume. One time

Every station is permitted to set their own volume based on federal guidelines. Ad space pay more money to turn up the volume so that when the commercials come on that they are screaming at you so you look at the TV.

Your brand of TV has an equalizer system to control the different Hz levels of sound. The following is a link to the manuals for the Hisense brand of TV:

Under the Audio part of the menu system, there is a section called Equalizer. While the TV is on and functioning, change the settings until you are comfortable with what you are hearing.

Also, some cable systems allow you to change the settings for your audio. Since I dont know who you use, I can not comment on if they provide this service.

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Volume and video levels for live broadcast, as well as satellite feeds are preset at a master control panel prior to broadcasting. TV commercials are pre-recored via satellite feeds, on seperate equipment, where audio and video levels are set manually by a technician. These manually set levels are very difficult to match, since the levels on the master control panel change. When the master control technician switches control to mark, a robot, mark loads the commercial and it is broadcasted, hence the different audio levels.

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