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rody_44
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join:2004-02-20
Quakertown, PA
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reply to mikedz4

Re: switching from hd channel to hd channel = no volume?

Call up phillips or take your tv to a repair shop. To be honest tho i wouldnt expect much to be done with a cheap tv like that. Again not comcasts problem your tv has handshake issues via hdmi. You wont even notice a change switching to component cables. Ide go that route before i even wasted time complaining about something comcast has no control over. I really doubt even phillips wasted time on a firmware upgrade for that tv.


rody_44
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join:2004-02-20
Quakertown, PA
reply to mikedz4

Multible tvs had the issues years ago. It was not a STB issue. It was a tv issue that most manufactures corrected via a firmware update. They never bothered with the cheaper tvs only the high end sets.



mikedz4

join:2003-04-14
Weirton, WV

I paid $450 for my tv. It is led 1080p 32" tv.


rody_44
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Quakertown, PA
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450 isnt a lot for a tv. Does it have a usb port? Thats how most tv shops upgrade the firmware. And forget what you paid your tv is a 300.00 tv you way overpaid »www.electrosellers.com/product/P···DTV.html or 235.00 from amazon wow did u overpay u really might want to read the reviews. Not to good at all.



DrDrew
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SoCal
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reply to mikedz4

»www.p4c.philips.com/cgi-bin/cpin···&slg=AEN

Firmware update
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mikedz4

join:2003-04-14
Weirton, WV
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·Comcast
reply to rody_44

I bought this tv for my bedroom back in january of 2011. I do now notice the volume is lower always wondered why once i put it in a larger room I need to put the volume up to 25 to be a normal volume but it is too late to do anything now.
At the time it was the first 32" that I found that was LED and 1080p which is why I bought it.
Is there even an fix for the sound and HDMI problems? I haven't found one unless it was addressed in an earlier firmware I didn't install.



DrDrew
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Latest firmware is from may 2011


rody_44
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join:2004-02-20
Quakertown, PA
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If u read the reviews u will see it wont fix the sound problems. May fix the hdmi problem tho. Does look pretty easy to update via a thumb drive. You do run the risk of trashing the tv tho. I would still just go the component route myself. Less risk and should fix the problem. Im really surprised you didnt return it when you purchased it if it was that big of a issue for you. Its a tv, either live with the glitches it has or buy another.



mikedz4

join:2003-04-14
Weirton, WV
Reviews:
·Frontier Communi..
·Verizon Online DSL
·Comcast

When I bought it I accepted the problem. I couldn't tell the sound issue that much because of the small room and I had a 19" tv before so this one seemed 100xs better.
I always thought there wasn't an fix for the hdmi handshake issue. But alas I gave most of my cables to my dad except for 6 hdmi cables.



DrDrew
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Have you updated that Philips TV to the May 2011 firmware version?

What model # is that other Sanyo TV?



mikedz4

join:2003-04-14
Weirton, WV

sharp lc-19sk24u



salmon creek

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reply to mikedz4

i am no expert here, but had the same problem with the motorola box. once i switched from HD to SD back to HD I lost audio. Also if I used an indemand movie because the indemand screen is sd.

i turned off cable box (left tv on) hit menu on comcast remote

went to "additional HDMI settings" and changed audio output to L-PCM and it seemed to work. hope that helps. let me know if it does.