We have tuned in the virgin cable but are only able to get an option for mono sound. How can we get stereo sound on the TV. The Virgin cable box goes via the video to the tv. We have tried the input cables into different ports but this seems to make no difference. Help!!
Hi there, It appears you may be using a cable type which isnt compatible with stereo. The Coaxial output on a lot of the old VCRs dont always support stereo so that may be your problem right there. i suggest you try connecting the cable box directly to your TV using a scart cable. Scart definately supports stereo audio so if this doesnt give you stereo sound the problem lies within the cable box's audio settings which you should be able to access with your remote.
ope this helps you solve your problem :) Good Luck.
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to eliminate the problem just select the mono sound disable the stereo signal.so that your tv sound will be stable.this happens because not all tv stations are broadcasting on stereo signal thats why your tv keep on switching to mono and stereo base on what signal it receives.plus the signal being feed by the cable provider sometimes they are not stable enough to give the stereo signal so better select only the mono sound...tnx hope i helped you..
I was getting a constant mono setting for all channels with no option to set it to stereo. I called Sharp, and they said that in order to receive stereo sound, you cannot use a standard coaxial cable. You need an S-Video or HDMI cable. This not only resolves the mono audio issue but also resolves the analog (vs. stereo) issue. Hope this helps!!
TV SETTING 1. Press the MENU button. 2. Use or button to select the TV setting menu, then press or button. 3. Use or button to select the Channel no. setting and use the or button to change from AIR (over-the-air broadcasts) to CABLE (cable/satellite broadcasts). 4. Use or button to select the Tuning mode and use the or button. 5. Use or button to select the Auto tune and press or button to confirm the selection. The unit will immediately search through all possible TV channels and store those channels with signals in memory. After this is complete, the unit will switch to the first channel found. 6. To exit the MAIN MENU and return to the normal screen, press the EXIT button. Note : In DVD mode, this option is not available. Remarks: 1. Channel no. : 2-69 channel for Air mode, 1-125 channel for Cable mode. 2. Tuning mode : Air or Cable mode are available. 3. Auto tune : Searches for usable stations and stores them in memory. 4. Skip : ON - Skip weak channels. OFF - No channel skip. 5. Fine tune : The frequency changes to allow fine tuning. 6. AFC : Auto frequency control. 7. MTS : Select the Mono sound/Stereo sound/Secondary Audio Program (SAP). 21 TV SETUP MTS (Multi-channel Television Sound) SETTING This feature allows reception of sound other than the main audio for the program. 1. Press the MENU button. 2. Use or button to select the TV setting menu, then press or button. 3. Use or button to select MTS menu, and press or button to select the options (Mono, Stereo, SAP) 4. To exit the MAIN MENU and return to the normal screen, press the EXIT button on remote control. Note: • MTS only operates while in TV mode. • The SAP (Secondary Audio Programs) feature allows a TV station to broadcast other information, which could be audio in another language. RESTORE SETTING If you reset the TV to the factory settings, all your present settings on picture & sound will be erased and replaced by the factory’s default settings. However, picture setting in PC mode and parental setting will not be erased.
no. that is not true. the person you spoke to obviously didn't know what they were talking about. you mean to tell me that everyone that has a cable or satellite box with a stereo or hd tv is not going to receive stereo sound? really,think about it. you only need a cable box( for now ) if you have premium channels (hbo,showtime etc). you can connect the cable line right into the tv if you only have basic cable. look at the back of your cable box. if you have a red, white, & yellow audio/video output, then the box is stereo.connect these outputs to your tv. this connection however is not hd.you will need a hd box with a hdmi cable for hd .To put the tv on stereo mode, there should be a way via the menu and/or the audio button on the remote to get it off mono and put it on stereo. your manual should at least show you around the settings of your tv.
This tv is kind of got a mind of its own the only time you can adjust it on mine is on cable that comes in stereo actually it usually switches by itsself after it reads the broadcasted sound. Hope this helps.