[TechAssist] Re: NO audio on TV

Sorry to kill the golden goose for you Ed. :-)

John Myers
Myers TV Service Co.
2212 W. State St.
Alliance, OH 44601


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Tel-Tek Electronics wrote:

>Good to know John...But say it isn't so.;-)
>Good Money maker north of the border, as I presume it is down your way.
>
>Did 5 mods this week.. no Call-Backs.
>
>Paul Wescott and I decided....if you need "Closed Caption" you're not going 
>to worry about "Audio"...if you need Audio...you're not going to need closed 
>caption.;-)
>
>We call it the Thomson's "And-Or-No" Bill.
>
>If it goes through Congress, by the time it gets First Reading...People will 
>be asking..."Guide+"????????
>
>And time marches on.;-)
>
>-Ed-
>
>
>
>----- Original Message ----- 
>From: "John @ Myers TV" <mtv_lists@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
>To: <techassist@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
>Sent: Friday, January 13, 2006 10:17 PM
>Subject: [TechAssist] Re: NO audio on TV
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>>I just got a call from a customer who'd been contacted by his cable
>>company.
>>He had called them about the no sound situation. According to the
>>bulletin that they (Adelphia) had, the sound problem was supposed to be
>>corrected in the next week & a half.
>>Also, it appears to happen more if the customers have been watching
>>Spike TV, or the speed channel.
>>
>>HTH
>>
>>Thanks
>>
>>John Myers
>>Myers TV Service Co.
>>2212 W. State St.
>>Alliance, OH 44601
>>
>>
>>Ph: 330-821-6545
>>mtv_lists@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
>>http://www.myerstv.net
>>
>>"Do or do not... there is no try."
>>-Yoda
>>
>>
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>>Tel-Tek Electronics wrote:
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>>>I presume this Audio Problem refers to RCA/GE with the Guide+.
>>>I have had a rash of them sine last week. Originally I gave them the 
>>>advice
>>>over the phone...but business being a little slow, I now play dumb on the
>>>phone.
>>>    check out their sets...set the Zip Code to 0000, or no input and
>>>explain to the customer, if they re-activate the Guide+, same thing (stack
>>>overflow) will occur.
>>>
>>>I find 85% of them do not even use Guide+.
>>>
>>>Then I charge them my minimum of $35.
>>>
>>>Works for me. I finally figured it's not my job to spend non-profit time 
>>>on
>>>the phone explaining the Guide+ concept to every owner of an RCA/GE Guide+
>>>TV.
>>>
>>>-Ed-
>>>----- Original Message ----- 
>>>From: "Warren" <warrenca@xxxxxxxxx>
>>>To: <techassist@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
>>>Sent: Thursday, January 12, 2006 12:56 AM
>>>Subject: [TechAssist] Re: NO audio on TV
>>>
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>>>>Hi Jerry
>>>>I think that I'm talking about sets in general    - - perhaps their kids
>>>>get into the menu and just start pushing buttons
>>>>Then mom or dad sit down and  voila   no sound!!   Perhaps they should
>>>>have a sound system attached to audio out!!!!
>>>>Many more people are doing the patch cable thing lately and  speakers
>>>>on   off is becoming less important as time goes on.
>>>>Take care
>>>>
>>>>Warren C.
>>>>
>>>>J Silverman wrote:
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>>>>>You would find the speakers turned off in the menu on my Panasonic tv
>>>>>because I turned it off to send the audio through a stereo. So would you
>>>>>be
>>>>>telling me that I had no audio because the speakers were turned off? Or
>>>>>are
>>>>>we just talking about the RCA sets?
>>>>>Jerry Silverman
>>>>>Greentron Inc
>>>>>4 Newland Ave
>>>>>Greenville SC 29609
>>>>>Fax/Phone 864 232 3889
>>>>>mail to: greentron@xxxxxxx
>>>>>----- Original Message -----
>>>>>From: "Shoreline Electronics" <jstielau@xxxxxxxx>
>>>>>To: <techassist@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
>>>>>Sent: Wednesday, January 11, 2006 11:03 AM
>>>>>Subject: [TechAssist] Re: NO audio on TV
>>>>>
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>>>>>          
>>>>>
>>>>>>We call it a dum dum fee
>>>>>>
>>>>>>==========================
>>>>>>Jeff Stielau
>>>>>>Shoreline Electronics Repair
>>>>>>344 East Main Street
>>>>>>Clinton,CT 06413
>>>>>>860-399-1861
>>>>>>860-664-3535 (fax)
>>>>>>jstielau@xxxxxxxx
>>>>>>========================
>>>>>>
>>>>>>----- Original Message -----
>>>>>>From: "Warren" <warrenca@xxxxxxxxx>
>>>>>>To: <techassist@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
>>>>>>Sent: Wednesday, January 11, 2006 8:39 AM
>>>>>>Subject: [TechAssist] NO audio on TV
>>>>>>
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>>>>>>>Hi All
>>>>>>>I thought that I would throw this out there just for fun.
>>>>>>>Isn't it nice when you have a TV brought to you with the complaint of 
>>>>>>>no
>>>>>>>sound and you find out
>>>>>>>that the TV menus have been set to  "speakers off".
>>>>>>>We collect the deposit up front before we start on repairs and when we
>>>>>>>get this repair
>>>>>>>the deposit fee plus taxes are kept. So quite easy money without the
>>>>>>>fight of a repair.
>>>>>>>Of  course we explain the problem with the customer when the set goes
>>>>>>>home.
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>Have a nice day
>>>>>>>Warren Campbell
>>>>>>>Campbell's TV & Appliances
>>>>>>>Cannington ONt.
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>
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