Sony tv automatically switching between tv speakers and beam

  • 4 August 2018
  • 4 replies

I purchased the beam yesterday. Connected to my sony kd-65xe8596...
When watching tv, the connection alternates between tv and beam. So the sound cuts out every 2 seconds.
It shows audio system active(beam) 2 seconds later tv speaker active.
Its connected via hdmi arc.
Please can you help fix this issue.
Thank you!

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Ive manged to get it working... however all other hdmi cables to the tv have to be disconnected. Which defeats the purpose as i have tivo connected via hdmi. Please can you help and advise.
Thank you
Userlevel 1
I have a Sony TV as well, a different model though. On the tv's settings, you could try switching off the speakers (for the TV). I did that based on some other recommendations. My Beam displays the message "switching to external speakers" only when I first turn on the unit, then it has worked fine.
It works fine, so long as there arent anyother hdmi cables plugged in. If i have tivo or dvd plugged in , sound cuts out every couple of seconds
Userlevel 2
Hi VISHP82 did you find a solution to this as I have the same issue. Thanks