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Volume problem hi i was wondering what might be the problem when im watching tv the volume goes up and after little bit goes down and it does that all the time it wont stay where i want the volume to be at I have the same problem with the sound of my 27" flat screen Toshiba...sound levels go up and down...sounds like one of the speakers is cutting out it happens on every station but doesn't seem to happen with DVD player. help!! tv is one year old

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  • Anonymous Jun 03, 2008

    same issue with me.

  • tradehawk Jun 13, 2008

    I have the same prob with my Toshiba, a similar model to yours. Can't find solution anywhere.

  • Holly1085 Aug 01, 2008

    i have the same problem with my panasonic fine with dvd player but when im just watching regular cable the volume will NOT stay where i set it. changes every 5 min, VERY frustrating!!

  • Anonymous Sep 06, 2008

    I have exactly the same problem with my new SAMSUNG Slimfit 27"
    Standard Def Digital TV but only on about 6 channels. MSNBC and BRAVO
    being the worst. Time Warner says it's Samsung's problem. Samsung tech
    came to my home and says if it was the TV, the problem would occur on
    ALL channels.

    But in spite if this, Samsung offered to order a new board and will be
    installing soon. It will be interesting to see if it makes a
    difference. If not then I'll have to duke it out with Time Warner.

  • mrski Dec 07, 2008

    Ditto... with both a Sony and a Sharp in another room.  Only happens on certain channels... very subtle fallout of volume level... 



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Some dust in the button to lower the volume on your TV or on your remote control might be causing it to think it's being pressed. Try playing around with it, pressing it hard so as to relieve it of any pressure on the inside.

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Well, apparently this is a huge problem with many flat screen TV's. They surpress the volume output from all external sources (like DVD players) so you don't blow up their tiny speakers. They just expect you to add on a home theatre system to boost the volume their small speakers cannot handle. This is a real problem if you are in a boat or RV and do no have the space or electrical capacity to do this. I had the TV checked out and Sharpe said it met their factory standards so there was no help there. We have had to go with a small amp & speakers just to hear the TV & DVD movies etc. They need to put better quality speakers in these TVs. The video is awesome, now work on the audio guys!

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