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I have a panasonic hometheater SA-BT230 and a panasonic tv

I have a panasonic hometheater SA-BT230 and a panasonic tv tc-p42s1 with comcast cable. how do I switch the tv from the home theater to cable?JA: Just to clarify, what's the exact model of your Panasonic? And can you guesstimate how old it is?Customer: bought new 5 -6 years agoJA: How long has this been going on? What troubleshooting have you tried?Customer: I've never been able to figure it out and I go from menu to menu and sometimes get into a dead end and some times I finally get what I want but can't reconstruct it. I must be dumber than most humans but the manuals don't help. found this resource and thought I'd tryJA: Anything else you want the electronics expert to know before I connect you?Customer: That's it

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Can a peavey dark matter speaker be driven by a Denon A/V

can a peavey dark matter speaker be driven by a Denon A/V reciever processor amp at 165/165 power rateingJA: What's the make/model of your device? How old is it?Customer: AVR-S720W Denon Just shopping for Butt kicking speakersJA: How long has this been going on? What troubleshooting have you tried?Customer: No trouble shooting ? just want to know if Peavey dark matter series speakers can be connected to a Denon amp ?JA: Anything else you want the electronics expert to know before I connect you?Customer: I need to know input options to the speakers ? Im trying to Bi amp my system . can i make it work ?

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My PDP-6071PU displays starting up please wait and then

My PDP-6071PU displays starting up please wait and then shuts down when turned onJA: What's the make and model of your tv, and has turning it on been a problem in the past?Customer: Model is listed above and yes this problem occurs frequentlyJA: How long has this been going on? What troubleshooting have you tried?Customer: Several months, disconnecting power for about 15 mins will usually allow the set to startJA: Anything else you want the electronics expert to know before I connect you?Customer: No

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Yesterday my Panasonic Home Theater was working fine. Today

Yesterday my Panasonic Home Theater was working fine. Today it will not turn on. Nothing has changed. I changed the batteries in the remote, nothing. I tried the power button on the receiver, nothing.JA: What's the make and model of your tv, and has turning it on been a problem in the past?Customer: Panasonic plasma TC-P46S1. No problem with the TV. No problem with the Home Theater until now.JA: How long has this been going on? What troubleshooting have you tried?Customer: It worked yesterday, today it will not turn on. It is plugged into a surge suppressor that theJA: Anything else you want the electronics expert to know before I connect you?Customer: TV is plugged into the same surge suppressor and has no problem

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Anthony

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Please compare the VIZIO S4251w-B4C 42" 5.1-Channel Home

Richard, Please compare the VIZIO S4251w-B4C 42" 5.1-Channel Home Theater Bluetooth Sound Bar with Wireless Subwoofer & Rear Satellite Speakers and the VIZIO SB4051-C0 40-Inch 5.1 Sound Bar System with Wireless Subwoofer & Rear Satellite Speakers. What I am wanting to know is this, I have the S425 currently but I do not get the front to rear separation I think a surround system should provide. I have tried different settings but to no avail. I am thinking it just does not have the same quality as a higher priced unit. I must say tho I would want the sound separation I am looking for in a new system. Thank you for your time

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Richard

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My Denon Receiver is in the Video Game Sat mode and the

My Denon Receiver is in the Video Game Sat mode and the sound on my TV sounds like the sound is coming out of a barrel. When I change the mode to Sat/Cbl it jumps back to the Vdeo Game Sat mode after a couple of seconds. Please advise.....Thanks in advance.JA: What's the make and model of your tv? Have you had any issues with the sound before?Customer: This is the first time I have had this issue. My TV is an LG 42 in. LCD HDTV. My Denon Receiver is a 875w 7.1 Ch. 3D pass through A/V Home Theater Receiver.JA: How long has this been going on? What troubleshooting have you tried?Customer: This issue just started last night.JA: Anything else you want the electronics expert to know before I connect you?Customer: That is all.

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Louie

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I have a Panasonic DVD Home Theater Sound System, SC-PT750.

Hi, I have a Panasonic DVD Home Theater Sound System, SC-PT750. Had it for several years now and have a 60 INCH wall mounted Sony TV to it thru HDMI cable. Everything has worked fine for a couple years but now the sounds from the TV does not work, sound from DVD side is ok but not from the TV, just quit on us, not sure if something is broke, or a button is pushed wrong. THere is a red WFI light flashing on when I turn the unit on and it also stays solid red after a few minutes, stops flashing, could this have something to do with sound not playing from the TV...Help Pls!JA: Just to clarify, what's the exact model of your Sony? And can you guesstimate how old it is?Customer: Its a Bravia flat panel LCD HDTV, probably 10 years old nowJA: How long has this been going on? What troubleshooting have you tried?Customer: Been about a week or so, I can hear the volume on TV ok if I just use the TV Volume control but I don't want that, I want it to come thru the Sound sytem in Surround sound mode. I have tried unplugging the cables and replugging, also powering off everything, and I also yook out the digital transmitter card and re-inserted it but no sound.JA: Anything else you want the electronics expert to know before I connect you?Customer: no, I am willing to pay for tech support if needed, I want this back running..

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Nathan

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Wow I didn't expect to get help. I have a Panasonic home

Wow I didn't expect to get help. I have a Panasonic home theater receiver and after some testing have determined the right channel for speakers is not sending output. I was going to clean. It may have dust inside.SA-HE100JA: What's the make/model of your device? How old is it?Customer: Hmm. Maybe 12 years old.JA: How long has this been going on? What troubleshooting have you tried?Customer: It has probably been this way for several years. I switched speaker wires of A. Right for left and left to right. Sound generation moved to other speaker. Then I put wires of speaker not working to left channel of B. Now both speakers work. But any connection to right channel A or B not working.JA: Anything else you want the electronics expert to know before I connect you?Customer: I probably just need to know a first step I can take.

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Nathan

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What is the best way to connect my HDMI equipped PC to my

Hi, what is the best way to connect my HDMI equipped PC to my Denon AVR-391?JA: What's the exact make and model of your television? And have you done any troubleshooting yourself?Customer: Mitsubishi 737 DLP with HDMI. Been using the coax audio connection, wanted to switch to HDMI to the reciever.JA: What happened right before this popped up? What troubleshooting have you tried?Customer: Origionally I didn't see the HDMI Out on the receiver, so the TV would not recognize the receiver. Just wanted to know if one of the other HDMI In's on the receiver would work for a PC? Haven't connected anything back up. The room is being remodeled>..LOLJA: Anything else you want the theater expert to know before I connect you?Customer: No, I'm ok.

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