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No sound from one speaker

When using dvd player, i get only one speaker to play sound. I called Bose Tech dept. and was told it was my audio plug that was faulty. However my tv is basically new. 3mo old.,, So , I , called Vizio tech whom sent me through same trail and error as Bose Tech , Their answer was that because it works with Tv signal from Dish Satelite, that the problem lies with formatt of sound, Said i should try a movie with 5.0 sound or better in order for the Bose cinemate to work. In other words : if i am not watching a 5.0 surround sound movie all dvd will play only from one speaker. what do you think? Does not sound rite to me . Please email to, also i will check this site for your answer. Thanks Frustrated. and Disappointed.

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  • littlebyrd Jan 19, 2009

    my left speaker works but the right speaker is very weak (like a whisper), I have changed output cable from TV. My tv is a brand new Sony

  • dragon1349 Mar 01, 2009

    I bought the bose cinmate system 2 weeks ago and all of a sudden the right speaker goes off and on then not on at all, then off and on again. I brought it back to where I bought it and got the same one, brought it home hooked it up, then about an hour later the same thing happened again, the right speaker started acting up again, what the heck is going on here. Thanks



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Techs are correct. sorry.
what type of TV are you using?
if it can be firmware upgraded via USB connection. that might do the trick.

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