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Sound problems I have sound when I play DVDs or CDs, but not when playing from AUX, or TV. The connections are tight, no mute buttons are pressed, and the sound was working earlier.

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Re: Sound problems

Power down the media center for 20 seconds then power it back up. This will clear the problem.

Posted on Dec 24, 2007

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Why? no sound from the speskers at all.

There are a few things that could cause no sound and although some are obvious I'll got through them all..

1) Sound is on Minimum

2) Sound is Muted

3) No Power to Subwoofer

4) Speakers connected Incorrectly or Faulty

5) No AUDIO IN connections to TV-IN or AUX-IN

6) Incorrect Input Source is Selected (See Below)

Connecting audio from TV

When connecting the audio output from your TV to this Home Theater Audio System, you will have the sound of the

TV output on all the speakers. It will enable you to enjoy the multi-channel surround sound capabilities.

Use an audio cable (red/white - not supplied) to connect the TV IN jacks on this DVD system to the AUDIO OUT

jacks on the TV. To listen to the sound, press TV on the remote control as the sound source that you want to play.

Connecting audio from an audio/video device

This DVD system provides analog and digital audio connection. You can connect the audio output from an

audio/video device (e.g. VCR, Cable/Satellite Box) to this Home Theater Audio System in order to enjoy the

multi-channel surround sound capabilities.

Use an audio cable (red/white - not supplied) to connect the AUX IN jacks on this DVD system to the AUDIO OUT

jacks on the connected device. To listen to the sound, press AUX/DI to select "AUX" as the sound source that

you want to play.


Use a coaxial cable (not supplied) to connect the DIGITAL IN jack on this DVD system to the DIGITAL OUT jack on

the connected device. To listen to the sound, press AUX/DI to select "DI" as the sound source that you want to play.

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Apr 27, 2011 | Philips HTS3450 System

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I have the btt350 home theater system connected by a hdmi cable from blu ray player connected to a panasonic 50" plasma 3d tv when playing a disc or listening to the radio from the blu ray player the...

Page 22 in the Manual details the required input to be selected dependent on the connection type.

To enjoy sound from the TV (Page 29)

AUX*1: When using an Audio cable

ARC*1: When using an HDMI cable

(Available when using an ARC

compatible TV)

DIGITAL IN*1: When using an Optical
digital audio cable

And from Page 29

Turn on your TV and select the appropriate audio input mode
[AUX, ARC, D-IN] to suit the connections to this unit. (Page 22)

Page 30 details how to set the audio link.

Setting the audio link with the TV

With the remote control;

Select the actual TV audio connection on the main unit.

1 Press [START] and press [3, 4] to select "Other

Functions" and press [OK].

2 Press [3, 4] to select "Setup" and press [OK].

3 Press [3, 4] to select "TV / Device Connection" and press


4 Press [3, 4] to select "TV Audio Input".

5 Press [2, 1] to switch "AUX","ARC" or "DIGITAL IN".

Select "AUX" or "ARC"*1 in "TV Audio Input" when the

DIGITAL AUDIO IN terminal is used for the STB


Whenever the connection or settings are changed, reconfirm
the points above.

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Apr 26, 2011 | Panasonic SCBTT350 Theater System

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I have rca home theater system rtd215 plays dvds fine but no sound when im watching tv programs i have no cable box just the jacks on my tv [52 projection screen phillips] and i tried hooking them into the...

This reson you are not hearing any "TV AUDIO" through your RCA surround system would be due to your tv sound output not being connected to an audio input into your surround system. You can hear DVDs,CDs and radio possibly mp3 if connected, as these are built in to the amplifier which the speakers connect to.
If the tv has a Line out (via phono plugs) and NOT via headphone out, connect it to an audio input on the RCA surround system. If the RCA has no other available inputs, well....there ain't a lot you can do but watch CSI with the sound from the TV and then Star Wars (for example) through the TV and Surround system.
Best Of Luck

Sep 03, 2010 | RCA RTD215 Theater System

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Will play dvds with sound fine...but no sound from tv

You have to connect extra red & white audio cable from your TV's (or cable box, if you have one) AUDIO OUT to the Home Theater's AUX IN 2 at the back (below Video In). Set the HTS unit to AUX 2 using the AUX button on the remote control and you should be able to get sound.

Jun 14, 2009 | Samsung HT-P38 System

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Loading Problem

No Disk issues on device players like DVDs are caused by the following problems

Dirty Play Heads (Optical lens)
Bad CDs or scratched CDs on the surface
Non Compatible CD formats such as DVDs that are designed for some geographical regions and play formats
Also low electrical current is a major problem too

Your issue could reside amongst any of these problems

Check your DVD compactible play formats if its compactible with the CD you want to play.

If its compactible, then I suggest you get a CD Cleaner to clean to clean to Lens.

Also check your current output and if low, get a voltage stabilizer

Check the surface of the CD if its scratched and get a replacement.

May 25, 2009 | Philips LX3600D System

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The surround sound is working with dvds and cds but not with tv

Did you try hitting the Doby Digital button? That is supposed to produce "fake" surround sound from sources which don't have surround sound like a tv.

Dec 02, 2008 | Panasonic SC-PT960 Theater System with...

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How to get sound through speakers with tv and not just dvds

Just wire your TV audio out to one of the receivers (DVD player) audio in and select AUX when you want the TV sound to play through the surround sound. You also might want to turn the volume down or off on your TV to get the full surround sound feeling, but that's your call.

Jan 06, 2008 | NexxTech ESDVD100 System

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Samsung HT-THX25

I guess you connected your TV set to THX25 through the AUX input jacks. If yes, then try to set the sound system to 5.1, not for STEREO (default) setting.
This should solve your problem (it sure solved mine). If the sound received from your TV set is not stereo, then you'll hear only mono.

Oct 13, 2007 | Samsung HT-Q80 System

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Only backround sounds play, no talking

find the info/display key on the remote and press it,go down to the box that show head speckers it should show 2 ENG and CH2.
if not change it by pressing the down key then press ok key

Apr 22, 2007 | Zenith DVT412 System

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