[TechAssist] Re: NO audio on TV

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Al Marquardt
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----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Tel-Tek Electronics" <teltek3@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
To: <techassist@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Saturday, January 14, 2006 7:45 AM
Subject: [TechAssist] Re: NO audio on TV


> Yup...Money in the Bank...eh?;-)
>
> -Ed-
> ----- Original Message ----- 
> From: "Paul Westcott" <westcott@xxxxxxx>
> To: <techassist@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> Sent: Friday, January 13, 2006 11:36 PM
> Subject: [TechAssist] Re: NO audio on TV
>
>
>> Ed,
>> Did 15 in the last week and a half.
>> Easy money for the work.
>> I explained the problem and the " fix " to each customer so there would 
>> be
>> no misunderstanding
>> and each one of them said that the CC loss was no big deal.
>> Paul Westcott
>> Kingsway Electronics
>> Sudbury,Ontario
>> Canada
>> westcott@xxxxxxx
>> ----- Original Message ----- 
>> From: "Tel-Tek Electronics" <teltek3@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
>> To: <techassist@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
>> Sent: Friday, January 13, 2006 11:09 PM
>> Subject: [TechAssist] Re: NO audio on TV
>>
>>
>>> 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
>>>
>>>
>>>>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
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> Tel-Tek Electronics wrote:
>>>>
>>>>>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
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>>>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:
>>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>>>>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
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>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
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>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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