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Samsung 540 startup sound disable

by jlonstein / December 7, 2009 9:56 AM PST

I just got a new Samsung and I love it - except for the startup and turn off sounds. I see on the forum there is a way to disable these sounds on other models - is there a way to turn these off on the 540?

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Samsung 540 startup sound disable
by Samsung_HD_Tech Samsung staff / December 8, 2009 8:30 AM PST

jlonstein,

Page 25 addresses this, and the feature is called the "Melody"

Melody; Off / Low / Medium / High
A melody sound can be set to come on when the TV is powered On or Off.

It can be found in the SETUP Menu.

Does that help?

--HDTech

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Thanks - another question...
by jlonstein / December 9, 2009 2:46 AM PST

Do you ever want to simply type "read the manual you moron"? I was caught us looking for the setup menu which is somewhat mislabled on the screen. All on me. Fixed it - thanks.

Another question...with HDMI, the closed caption is not available. Is that correct and is there any way to get CC through the tv when using a HDMI hookup?

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Thanks - another question...
by Samsung_HD_Tech Samsung staff / December 10, 2009 11:18 AM PST

jlonstein,

For the first question, not at all. Sometimes the simple answers are the most elusive, and this is a good example. Who would think to look for the term "melody" when describing "the startup sound"? Everyone calls it the "startup sound". Happy No worries.

For the second question, Closed Captioning was historically an analog transmission on top of another analog transmission. With the switch to digital, you can't play one digital transmission over another. So, the source content needs to process any closed captioning at the source, and then send that completed signal to the television.

Some cable/sat boxes may offer this feature (where broadcast), but for DVDs and Blu-Rays, you'll have to enable subtitles (where available) in the discs menu.

Does that help?

--HDTech

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