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My Sony rdr-gx360 dvd recorder generates audio feedback. It is something of a strange situation as this does not occur when playing a disc, only when using a line input whether or not there is a signal coming in or even if there are no inputs hooked into the unit. Even stranger, the feedback stops when I open or close the disc tray or enter the system menu. I have changed out my cables, reset to factor default setting, rerun the setup and nothing seems to help. I am using an HDMI output to a Sony Bravia TV, and the feedback also runs out on the audio line out to my sterio.

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  • ml3ok Aug 17, 2008

    I am having exactly the same problem. The noise is not feedback. The noise goes away when the DVD player is powered off and then back on, but starts again after a minute or two. The noise is not present when playing DVDs, but is when line input is selected, even if nothing is connected to the input. The DVD player is connected via HDMI to a Yamaha RX-V661, and the HDMI output from the receiver is connected to a Sony Bravia KDL-XBR4. The noise is sort of a 'squeal' which is more noticeable at low volume levels, and is VERY annoying.

  • cb33 Nov 06, 2008

    I have the same problem. Simple hookup with just composite video and audio out to a TV. I get the warbling tone when input is set to line 1 or line 2 but not when input is DV or USB and the recorder is otherwise inactive. I have reset settings and tried a large number of setting combinations without being able to stop it. When the line 1 input is changed from composite to S-video the frequency of the warbling tone is lower.

  • Anonymous Nov 24, 2008

    Same problem, i use composite cables out from the DVD RECORDER to my TV.

    As soon as i try to connect the audio cables (RCA yellow and red ) a background noise starts.

    This is not present while in the RECORDER MENU, or when you just inserted a DVD, and while the DVD is spinning.

    When the DVD stops spinning the noise starts again.

    Bottom line, squealing on speakers, no apparent solution.

  • Anonymous Dec 15, 2008

    I did have exactly the same problem, then I made it worse. I had changed every logical setting, then some of the others. One of the settings was "dvd 3" and I did not know what it meant, so thought I would try "dvd 1". After I changed it, nothing works. If I try to go to setup, the display just says "dvd 1", and nothing happens. If I try to open the tray, the display says "dvd 1", and nothing happens.

  • bigspark Apr 04, 2009

    When I try watching my tv there is a sound like a vcr tape rewinding coming out of my speakers. It increases with volume. I called Sony and they acted like they had never heard about this problem. I disconnected the audio input from my satellite receiver and the noise was still there.

    Sony wants me to unhook my HDMI cable and hook up to my video and left right audio cable to see it noise is still there. They told me if the noise still persists I would have to send my recorder in for repair. It does not happen when I play a DVD. It stops when I open the disc drawer and reclose for a couple of minutes and then returns.



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From your Sat. go straight to your AV receiver
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