Bought a 32” Samsung UE32M5520 in August from Argos and connected it through an optical cable to a Bush sound bar (not fancy but good enough sound for me). The sound cuts out for half a second at completely random intervals. Sometimes it can go 30 minutes with no problems. At the other times it can be 2 or 3 times a minute. It’s connected to a Sky HD box, but it also does it through the Sony DVD player. I’ve bought a Samsung HDMI cable and decent Anker braided optical audio cable and it made no difference. I’ve also tried swapping all the HDMI inputs around. *If I connect the Soundbar directly to the Sky HD box it works flawlessly* I’ve experimented with every single setting on the TV and the Sky box. I have discovered that if I turn off all the Auto Motion Plus settings the problem is decreased but not totally eliminated. I can only conclude that the TV has trouble processing any post picture effects. Anyone else having this problem? It seems like a future firmware update could potentially fix it, but I’ve been suffering for 4 months now. Definitely considering sticking it on Gumtree and buying a different brand.
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