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Lost TV sound.

I turned off my TV about midnight Thursday after watching all evening.

I turn it on Friday morning and there was no sound.   I did not change any setting.

 

The TV is not on MUTE.  The internal and external speakers are set to ON.

I plugged an older TV in to the DVR using an old COAX.  I get no sound from it either.

 

My big set is a Panasonic plasma about 6 years old.

 

 

 

 

I turned off my TV about midnight Thursday after watching all evening.

I turn it on Friday morning and there was no sound.   I did not change any setting.

 

The TV is not on MUTE.  The internal and external speakers are set to ON.

I plugged an older TV in to the DVR using an old COAX.  I get no sound from it either.

 

My big set is a Panasonic plasma about 6 years old.

 

 

 

 

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One possibility is the STB got set to mute by corruption of a different remote function, THe remote is programmed to set mute on the TV. To change it to the STB - att/ok - 955 - att - enter

Then try the mute button & volume up to 25

To retore the TV setting - att/ok - 955 - tv - enter

If that does not work try a reboot of the STB by pulling the power feed.
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One possibility is the STB got set to mute by corruption of a different remote function, THe remote is programmed to set mute on the TV. To change it to the STB - att/ok - 955 - att - enter

Then try the mute button & volume up to 25

To retore the TV setting - att/ok - 955 - tv - enter

If that does not work try a reboot of the STB by pulling the power feed.

One possibility is the STB got set to mute by corruption of a different remote function, THe remote is programmed to set mute on the TV. To change it to the STB - att/ok - 955 - att - enter

Then try the mute button & volume up to 25

To retore the TV setting - att/ok - 955 - tv - enter

If that does not work try a reboot of the STB by pulling the power feed.
*The views and opinions expressed on this forum are purely my own. Any product claim, statistic, quote, or other representation about a product or service should be verified with the manufacturer, provider, or party.

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Do you get sound from say a Blu-Ray or DVD player connected to the tv? Possible the tv sound chip has gone out. Post the model# of your plasma, I may have the technical doc that may cover it.

We have a TH-42px75u series, which is about the same age.
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"Ren: Now listen, Cadet. I've got a job for you. See this button? Don't touch it! It's the History Eraser button, you fool!

Stimpy: So what'll happen?

Ren: That's just it. We don't know. Maybe something bad, maybe something good. I guess we'll never know, 'cause you're going to guard it. You won't touch it, will you?"
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Do you get sound from say a Blu-Ray or DVD player connected to the tv? Possible the tv sound chip has gone out. Post the model# of your plasma, I may have the technical doc that may cover it.

We have a TH-42px75u series, which is about the same age.
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"Ren: Now listen, Cadet. I've got a job for you. See this button? Don't touch it! It's the History Eraser button, you fool!

Stimpy: So what'll happen?

Ren: That's just it. We don't know. Maybe something bad, maybe something good. I guess we'll never know, 'cause you're going to guard it. You won't touch it, will you?"
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Feb 11, 2013 10:35:14 AM
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That happens to me once in a while, I just change the channel and go back and the sound is fine.  Have you tried that?

That happens to me once in a while, I just change the channel and go back and the sound is fine.  Have you tried that?

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My set is a TH-42PX77U.

John

My set is a TH-42PX77U.

John

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Feb 11, 2013 6:11:08 PM
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aviewer,

 

What is STB?   My remote does't have an ENETR button.

 

John

aviewer,

 

What is STB?   My remote does't have an ENETR button.

 

John

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Feb 11, 2013 6:11:38 PM
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Sorry,  that's an ENTER button.

Sorry,  that's an ENTER button.

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Feb 11, 2013 6:18:32 PM
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gregzoll,

 

Gotta find my DVD player.  Haven't used it for a while.

 

John

gregzoll,

 

Gotta find my DVD player.  Haven't used it for a while.

 

John

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jlumbtx - STB is set top box.

The enter button is last (bottom) button on the right.

Sounds like you have the same TV - Could be a problem with the TV - although you say you did not get any sound out of the STB into another TV.
I looked at a TV once that lost sound from the speakers, but the RCA jack output still worked - feeding another TV. You could try that.
jlumbtx - STB is set top box.

The enter button is last (bottom) button on the right.

Sounds like you have the same TV - Could be a problem with the TV - although you say you did not get any sound out of the STB into another TV.
I looked at a TV once that lost sound from the speakers, but the RCA jack output still worked - feeding another TV. You could try that.
*The views and opinions expressed on this forum are purely my own. Any product claim, statistic, quote, or other representation about a product or service should be verified with the manufacturer, provider, or party.

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Feb 11, 2013 7:21:27 PM
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I normally use extension speakers that sit near where I sit.  No sound there either.

 

I played a DVD and got sound so the speakers are OK.

 

John

I normally use extension speakers that sit near where I sit.  No sound there either.

 

I played a DVD and got sound so the speakers are OK.

 

John

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Found the ENTER button- I just kept seeing ZOOM.

Found the ENTER button- I just kept seeing ZOOM.

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aviewer,

 

RESET WORKED!  I HAVE SOUND FROM ALL SPEAKERS NOW.  THANK YOU VERY MUCH!

 

JOHN

aviewer,

 

RESET WORKED!  I HAVE SOUND FROM ALL SPEAKERS NOW.  THANK YOU VERY MUCH!

 

JOHN

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jlumbtx - Glad I could help.
jlumbtx - Glad I could help.
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I have it on my pocket drive, so if you ever want, let me know.
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"Ren: Now listen, Cadet. I've got a job for you. See this button? Don't touch it! It's the History Eraser button, you fool!

Stimpy: So what'll happen?

Ren: That's just it. We don't know. Maybe something bad, maybe something good. I guess we'll never know, 'cause you're going to guard it. You won't touch it, will you?"
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I have it on my pocket drive, so if you ever want, let me know.
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"Ren: Now listen, Cadet. I've got a job for you. See this button? Don't touch it! It's the History Eraser button, you fool!

Stimpy: So what'll happen?

Ren: That's just it. We don't know. Maybe something bad, maybe something good. I guess we'll never know, 'cause you're going to guard it. You won't touch it, will you?"
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Which Set Top Box do you have? I found that the Panny series that you & I have, do not play nice with hdmi with the boxes, but work fine with Component connection.
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"Ren: Now listen, Cadet. I've got a job for you. See this button? Don't touch it! It's the History Eraser button, you fool!

Stimpy: So what'll happen?

Ren: That's just it. We don't know. Maybe something bad, maybe something good. I guess we'll never know, 'cause you're going to guard it. You won't touch it, will you?"
________________________________________________________________
Which Set Top Box do you have? I found that the Panny series that you & I have, do not play nice with hdmi with the boxes, but work fine with Component connection.
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"Ren: Now listen, Cadet. I've got a job for you. See this button? Don't touch it! It's the History Eraser button, you fool!

Stimpy: So what'll happen?

Ren: That's just it. We don't know. Maybe something bad, maybe something good. I guess we'll never know, 'cause you're going to guard it. You won't touch it, will you?"
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