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by: mauiguru August 11, 2009 10:52 AM PDT

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No audio out for digital channels on LED TV?

by mauiguru - 8/11/09 10:52 AM

I just got my UN55B60000 55" LED TV and have it connected to my cable provider. My cable plan has mostly analog channels, but also has a couple dozen DTV digital channels. I don't have any HD channels.

When using the TV's internal speakers, all channels work fine. When using external speakers, only the analog channels have audio. All DTV channels give no audio through the external audio out.

Also, I don't know if it's relevant, but the channel numbering for DTV channels is confusing me. All the DTV channels are numbers followed by a dash and another number. For example, instead of PBS being on channel 443 as listed on the cable provider's lineup, the TV shows it as channel 117-10.

It's not going to be practical to switch the audio between internal and external every time we switch between analog and DTV. It annoying enough to not be able to change the external speaker volume via the TV, but it's simply ridiculous to only be able to use external speakers with analog channels, I have to believe I'm missing something simple!

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