I think Walford is on the right track with the blown surge suppressor suggestion.
If you meant the breaker on a surge supressor, if it's open, no current will flow. If you're talking about eh MOV's in a surge supressor,...
Loops of wire all bundled up may pick up more noise but this is unlikely to cause an issue at speaker levels.
Loops of speaker wire will not pick up noise due to the very low impedance of the load, nothing to do with signal...
One recurring theme that read on here with Onkyo HTBs is that of upgrading wires, to give "breathing room" to the speakers.
If I need thicker wires.. what is it exactly that I need?
Why do you think you...
Whats wrong with just having layman knowledge on a subject?
The knowledge isn't based on anything in reality.
Isn't the forum for education?
yes, and when something completely wrong and not based in reality is...
Sounds like a low voltage problem.
Doesn't sound like a low voltage problem at all...if it was, the set wouldn't turn on.
Those suggesting this seem to be unaware of the regulated switched mode power supply in the TV.
And I'll keep laughing at your useless hit and run posts.
You only think they're useless, because you don't understand the words.
Attenuation is a pretty good description of your learning ability.
Can someone help me troubleshoot this problem? I have a multimeter and I set it to DC voltage and I am reading a .2v on the phone line.
On hook or off hook? Are the phones connected to the box? What's the output of the box...