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No Sound I have the same problem everyone seems to be having and as recommended I bought the 470uF/35Vcapacitors but I am unsure which ones to change as there are lots of capacitors.If you could direct me to the correct one to change. Thanks P

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  • jutterback Mar 25, 2009

    I have the same no sound problem, which cap number do you change? C905 and 906 or C913 and 914? do you use 20 V vs 16 V for the loss of sound after fix? what Radio shackk part number is working best? Electolytic or Ceramic?



    Thanks for the advise!

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You are probably actually looking for two 16v capacitors, not 25v. They are either black or brown near the huge copper coil magnet capacitor at the end of the board. A thin, tall metal heatsink sits between it and the copper coil capacitor. Philips is notorious for their completely worthless stereo systems, so they probably knew about the problem with the capacitors and put in 25v for later versions of the hts3450.

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