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Sound Problems I have a Samsung DLP HDTV, Samsung V9650 DVD player, Bose 201 V speakers and Mirage woofer all connected through a Sony STR-DG800 receiver. I control all components with a Logitech Harmony universal remote. The following issues have just surfaced in the last two weeks: Speakers pop when changing TV channels. Sometimes I get an audio echo when watching TV (not consistant). When playing a DVD the only way to control audio volumn in on the front panel of the TV Any suggestions on how to troubleshoot these problems? Thank you. Lawrence Duncan Richmond, Texas

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Re: Sound Problems

Are u runing dvd player to tv 1st audio and video and eco meens tv is on with sterio same time erther one or other run the the dvd audio to dvd in on sterio and video cables to tv only dont use souind on tv just sterios if u want tv sound tooo use tvs rca outs back into sterio on a ch tv in ok

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