Forum discussion tagged with Sony.
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    Question "Sony x75k 2022" IPS or VA ???

    Hey guys Please i need help I want to buy a TV "Sony x75k 2022" , i found "c2022" 50 inches VA , and i found "Sony x75k 2022" 55 inches IPS, which one u recommend ?? i mean what's the best IPS or VA ??? NB : I need the TV for watching news, sports not for playing games
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    Question New OLED purchase Samsung S95B vs Sony A80K

    Need some buying advice after spending a day watching YouTube reviews. My 12 yr old Panny plasma is past its expiry date so in the market for an Oled. After initial searching narrowed my choice to the Samsung S95B or the Sony A80K which my local Best Buy has on sale. I don't think the extra...
  3. Matthew Smothers

    Question Buzzing noise from Sony STR-DN840 transformer ?

    I have a Sony STR-DN840 and when it is on for two or more hours the transformer starts to make a LOUD buzzing noise, not a hum, a BUZZ, is there anything I can do to make it not buzz so loud, or do I need to find a replacement part? and if I need a replacement, can anyone send me a link?
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    Question A7 still worth it?

    I am new to cameras and have been made an offer to swap something for a A7 with a 28-70mm lens, I was wondering what the estimated cost of those 2 paired together would be? and if it is good for a starter, many thanks :)
  5. Vamsi_Krishna92

    [SOLVED] My PS4 Pro won't turn on, power button not working, but eject button works ?

    I didnt turn on my ps4 pro for 2 weeks, today when i turned it on it gave up on me. the behaviour is as follows, when I switch on power from wall socket and try turn it on form the 1st time it gave me 3 beeps and turned off, when i tried to tun it on it gave a beep and went into safe mode...
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    Question Which TV is best?

    Hi everyone, Just wondering out of the TV's listed on the webiste (linked below), up to the $795AUD (should be arranged in order from lowest to highest price TV), which would be the best? Can't find much online for these TV models so any help would be much appriciated. P.S please do not send...
  7. lordtristan28

    [SOLVED] Looking to buy a Dolby atmos surround sound system, but stuck on receiver channel power!

    Hello! I'm thinking of picking up this complete set up for a home theater setup ( I can save a bit of money buying the package then buying them separately. Each speaker seems to be rated for 100-145...
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    Question Sony MHC-GX99 Speaker Set's subwoofer cable is broken.

    Title might be confusing. Basically, I have the Sony MHC-GX99 Home Theater set. It comes with a subwoofer (model no. SA-wg99). This subwoofer has an input on the back, which connects to an output on the speaker hub. The cable that came with the system has since stopped working, and I'm trying to...
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    [SOLVED] cast mirroring from desktop to tv not working as intented, Help!

    i have a sony XBR-55X805E, and i recently noticed how whenever i try to cast something from my desktop to my tv, the cast mirroring quickly gets disconnected on my tv, and i have no idea whats causing this, i already uninnstalled and reinstalled my chrome on my desktop, did a manufacture reboot...
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    Question Sony Vaio no POST with keyboard lights on?

    Hello, I have an ancient Sony Vaio laptop (PCG-7Y2L) that refuses to post. It doesn’t have a battery and nor do I intend to spend 115$ on eBay for a new battery. No, 115$ is not a typo. However, I’m afraid the lack of battery might be why it’s not posting. All that happens when I hit the power...
  11. bpennock

    [SOLVED] sony ht-s100f sound from graphics card

    I have a sony ht-s100f sound bar, it has bluetooth, usb, optical and HDMI(arc) input. My htpc for my living room doesn't have optical. My tv only has one HDMI port(yes it's old Skool) is there a way I could hook up the sound bar via HDMI to the graphics card? It's an AMD r9 590. The system does...
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    [SOLVED] How to connect and use 4.1 Audio between a Computer and Sony MHC-RV8

    I have a Sony MHC-RV8 (4.1) VACS. I need guidance to connect my computer with the MHC-RV8 and use the 4.1 Channel audio. I currently have connected it on MD(Video) mode and also tried with Game mode and connected with computer using 3.5mm to 2RCA . In my computer it shows as 2.0 but all the 5...
  13. g1patnaik

    [SOLVED] Need help with connecting my Sony HT R3 speakers with LG 32 526 BPTA tv?

    Hi, My sony speakers has HDMI Arc with Dolby audio support and came with a HDMI cable. My LG TV supports dolby digital and DTS decoding. and has two HDMI ports, but I think none of them is HDMI ARC. Hence, I think HDMI is not an option, as there's no ARC port in TV. There is however digital...
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    Question Broken Screen, with user profile service failed error, need some kind of work around.

    Hi, So I have a Sony laptop that has windows 7 on it. The screen is broken and I do not have the money at this time to repair it. I connected it via VGA to another monitor and attempted to log in, but got the error user profile service failed the logon. In order to repair this issue, I have to...
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    Sony TV can't recognize the external HDD.

    The problematic HDD - HX - M500TCB/GMR - is a very generic external hard drive and I had no problem before... The TV is a - KD - 49XG7096 - which fail to show the HDD in its menu. The LED glow blue, but the disk inside feels motionless... After formatting the HDD (which was completely full) the...
  16. notlim981

    [SOLVED] Intel NM10 Express Chipset Driver for Windows 10

    I have a Sony Vaio Netbook model VPCW221AX which I have upgraded to Windows 10 64-bit. Everything installed correctly except for the so called "Base System Device". For what I know this is the chipset driver. This netbook comes with an Intel Atom N470 and 2 GB of DDR2 which was a pain to upgrade...
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    Question Headphone cable repair

    So I decided to try to open and solder my headphones after identifying the area of the problem, but when I opened the cable, it was not what I expected. I thought there would be 2-3 insulated copper wires and the solder would be easy, but when I opened them I found this (images attached), a...
  18. AndBaggio

    Sony Vaio with 1 gb of RAM, which OS?

    Which OS can I install on a Sony Vaio with 1 gb of RAM. It had Windows XP on it. Tried Windows 10 but it's too heavy. I need something light. Is there a Windows version which is light for an old laptop?
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    [SOLVED] SONY HT-S350 i need buying advice

    I need new soundbar and after few hours of research my choice fell on SONY HT-S350 2.1 Wireless Sound Bar. It costs around 170 pounds and this is maximum im willing to spend. Now my question - is it a good product in your opinion ? do you think you can buy something better for the same price...
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    Question Please help to find headphones for me

    Hello, afters years of wearing classic earbuds for 20$ I'm looking for something different, I couldn't find the good earbuds I used back when there were no in ears. I also want to take care of my ears so I decided to buy over ears ( Sony wh-1000xm3 ) yesterday. Reviews seemed fine to me and...
  21. AndBaggio

    Old Sony Vaio FS115S (from 2005) how to put it to use?

    So I have an old Sony Vaio FS115S bought in 2005. I would like to use it somehow so that my kid can use it for school. Do I have any hope that it will still work or should I just give up and put it in the trash? I tried putting Windows 7, Windows 10 and Windows Thin PC, but it seems like...
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    Question Radeon RX 460 240hz (HDMI)

    so I don't really know whats going on but I've been trying to get my Sony 3D Display to output 240hz to use as my monitor. The problem is, is that I have an HDMI 2.0 and a Radeon RX 460, but when I go into my adapter settings, it doesn't show me hz over 60.
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    Question Need 4KTV Recommendations

    I will possibly buy a new 4KTV this upcoming Black Friday or Cyber Monday. However, I am not a TV expert. Although my intention is to look at TVs in person before making a decision, I would appreciate recommendations on TV models. The only brand I am ruling out is Samsung due to past issues...
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    [SOLVED] Sony Bravia tv Wifi adapter.

    Greetings, I want to know that is there any alternative Wifi adapter, Wifi to ethernet etc. for Sony UWA BR 100 dongle. I have a Sony Bravia tv which I want to connect to wifi(Great distance for lan cable). Sony has discontinued that dongle and about other available options I am not sure as most...
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    Question Sony BDV-E2100 shows "Push Power Protect" message

    I have a Sony BDV-E2100 that shows "Push Power Protect" in the display. I've tried disconnecting the outher cables and let it be for several days, i've tried disconnecting the cables on the boards and clean it from dust, but it still show the error message. Is this something that can be fixed?
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    Question best laptop $500-$600

    In the market for a laptop that performs well, not too thick, and ensures durability from the $500-$600 price point.. Would be using the laptop everyday, at least 256gb ssd or 500gb+ if not ssd. Need to buy the laptop by today July 31, 2019. Thank you! reposted, just trying to get a variety of...
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    Question Sony Music Center For PC Settings Question

    I use Sony's Music Center for PC app on my Windows 10 PC to transfer music from my computer to my Sony Walkman player. I have gone through the settings and there is an import setting that I am curious as to its function and its effects on my songs. I currently listen to most of my music on...
  28. LordVile

    Question I know nothing about cameras

    Looking for a camera, could be a small digital or DSLR that’s simple to use for taking on holiday etc and will be better than my iPhone. ATM I’m looking at a Sony compact digital one (link below), but wondering if anyone more knowledgable can help because I don’t actually know what’s good, what...
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    Question Headphones - Sound Problems

    I couldn't find any category for music/sound so i posted this in components, Hi , when i listen to music in my android phone i feel the power of my headphones and their extra bass boost settings i can hear deep bass up to 5hz and the sound is loud but when i plug the same headphones in pc the...
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    Question Which speakers are better?

    Hi guys, i want to buy new speakers for my house, and i would like to know which of these 2 are better? Sony bluetooth mhc v41d or logitech z906?
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    Question 4K Upscaling with NVIDIA Shield

    Hi, I'm planning to get an AVR, im kinda interested in both Denon AVR-X2500H and the Sony STR-DN1080 One big difference in both models I came to see is the 4K upscaling. While Sony is limited to upscale only with input of 1080p at 24fps, but the Denon doesn't have this limitation But I just...
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    Question Connecting 5 Ohm Subwoofer to a AVR rated 6-16 OHM

    HI, im planning to get the Sony STR-DN1080 And Yamaha SW100 Subwoofer Now the Receiver is rated 6- 16 Ohms But the Yamaha sub is rated at 5 Ohms I just wanna know what kind of troubles will I be running into ?
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    Question Alternative options to Sony a7ii?

    Hi guys, Would just like some personal opinions on comparing a few camera options. At the moment I feel leaning towards mirrorless full frame and Sony a7ii seems to be an appropriate option, but looking for some alternatives that are possibly newer with better features/firmware etc for around...
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    Spilled orange soda on laptop cheapest repair?

    I have a problem my 2 year old sister spilled orange flavoured water over my laptop. I found it like 5 minutes after the incident and then I let it dry out in the tent position for 1 and a half of day. After that I tried to turn it on just on battery after that I tried to turn it while adapter...
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    Question 4.1 channel audio input from PC to Sony MHC-RV8

    I have a Biostar H81MHV3 VER 7.2 motherboard and a i5-4590 Could you please guide me on how to get 4.1 output. Windows recognises only 2.0 as I use a 3.5mm to RCA Red n White cable. Is there any possible way to get 4.1 channel output from my PC and input it to my Sony Hi-Fi MHC-RV8 as 4.1 input...
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    Question Dell Inspiron 5110 no display only light on power

    Hello Everyone, I need help on a laptop dell inspiron N5110 whose not getting any display and not even making the windows sound. i tried to reset the bios still the same. Can some help me with this?
  37. Andreas422

    [SOLVED] My pc won't boot from my ssd

    One day i came home to my pc, it wouldnt boot or anything i then tried to get a new PSU and a new notherbaord+ cpu after that it boots to bios but i will not detect my ssd where my windows is installed, i even tried my friends ssd wich is working on his own pc but i will still not detect the...
  38. b3nt0

    Question What do I need to do to upgrade the graphics card from a HP Z400 Workstation?

    I am looking at a GeForce GTX 980 to upgrade from the Quadro FX 3800. While looking I have noticed that the Quadro 3800 has a 1 x 6 pin connector while the GTX 980 has a 2 x 6 pin connector. So I was wondering, Will I just be able to take the 3800 out and put the 980 in? Will I need a connector...
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    [SOLVED] Best option for Xbox?

    Hi, I currently have my Xbox One hard wired to the Ethernet port on my modem going from the 2nd floor to the first floor. I have had ping upwards of 800 in some online games. There is currently 21mbps of internet speeds where I am, however my family uses 10+ devices at the same time. Hardware...
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    Question Double M.2 configuration

    Hi all, I am planning to build a new computer soon, however I don't want to use 2,5 SATA SSD or HDD for storage/boot. I do want to buy two m.2 SSD, but I am not sure if it will fit and work with the motherboard. I have the microATX Asus TUF Z390M-PRO gaming. The two m.2 SSD I am planning to buy...