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# 78301 2-Mar-2011 21:07
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Sorry if this is the wrong place for this but there is not a forum nor non freeview tv.

I have noticed the sound on tv3 has been getting worse lately. Every time the asb nightline update comes on there is very loud static. It also does the static other times during the day.

I thought I would try switching it to mono sound may help. But the option for stereo sound is gone.

Anyone know what has happened? Will it be fixed.

Again sorry if this is the wrong place for this

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  # 444982 2-Mar-2011 21:15
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Some more information might be useful. How are you watching TV3? What sort of TV do you have? Where are you located?

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  # 444986 2-Mar-2011 21:28
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Sorry I was distracted while posting that.

I am in Nelson watching analogue on a samsung pn6500c50.

The option for dual channel was there a few weeks ago.

The problem has been worse since last Tuesday was wondering if something may have been disturbed


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  # 444991 2-Mar-2011 21:54
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Considering that C4 then four in Auckland has been artifacting the picture on analog since about the time they switched to wide screen, I have a feeling that they don't give a toss about their analog transmissions.

If your tv isn't giving you the option to switch between stereo and mono then one of them is missing, perhaps they will lookinto it eventually, but from their point, why spend money fixing a sinking ship?


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  # 444993 2-Mar-2011 22:01
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Good news is that you'll have Freeview|HD by June!

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  # 445025 2-Mar-2011 23:30
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sbiddle: Good news is that you'll have Freeview|HD by June!

yea that is a plus

I had figured it was a case of being an analogue only fault. they may just be distracted at the moment its not a big deal its just so much louder then everything else makes ya jump sometimes.

thanks for the quick replies 

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