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Topic # 142752 23-Mar-2014 20:09
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This new over the resent air update (OTA) kills the sound  Fimware 1.41   just reset the HDMI sound to uncompressed, its all on the DishTV web site

1.Press the Menu button to bring up the Main Menu
2.Select Installation and press OK
3.Select System Setting and press OK
4.Move down to HDMI output mode then press the right arrow button.
5.Select Uncompressed and push OK, Press OK once more to save the setting.

Or a Factory reset.

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Ultimate Geek
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  Reply # 1011509 23-Mar-2014 21:25
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Yep, found that the hard way!
You would think they'd test an update properly before rolling it out to you with no choice!
Also - how many people without the net are wondering why their recordings now have no sound...and go buy a new box? (Or pay someone to 'fix' it!)

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  Reply # 1011512 23-Mar-2014 21:36

Thanks for the heads up.


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Reply # 1011549 24-Mar-2014 00:11
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yeah I found that a couple days back.  I checked all my connections and checked all tv settings thinking I must have accidently changed it. Then went through the settings on thedish unit and tried different settings. When sound came back after changing compression setting I left it alone. Thought must be a fault develloping in unit. 

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Ultimate Geek
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  Reply # 1012005 24-Mar-2014 18:44

Left it on last night to do update and had no sound this morning. Followed your instructions and sound is back.

Why don't they just release another update with the correct setting for uncompressed sound?

Thanks again.

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