Very annoying! The popping noise is not loud ( probably around 50% of the peak audio volume)  and increases/decreases in volume with the audio level. Dolby mode set to Linear and not RF (not sure if that makes much difference). It does not seem to do it all the time. Surround sound popping at random times. I make minor adjustment to the R1 speaker levels to balance them properly (due to asymmetrical placement). I'm not sure if it is coincidence or not, however, I found that all my devices had connected to the 2.4GHz wifi instead of 5GHz. Is my setup wrong. In general, everything works well and I am very happy with the sound quality etc. Surround setup via the multiroom app. - LED - 2160p - Smart - 4K Ultra HD TV, and now that I have had it a few days, I am noticing that the sound pops every couple minutes or so. For the past few months I've been getting a popping sound when pausing a playback. I'm still having this issue with 55 inch Q7F and Vizio Sound bar SB 4251. However, I found that after a power cycle of the soundbar the popping sometimes disappears for several days before returning. Can someone tell me how to stop the crackle/ static noise on my sound bar hooked up optically in front of LG C7P? Samsung hw-j6500; hw-j6501 curved soundbar, wireless subwoofer (ps-wj6500 / ps-wj6501) I will be watching this thread for answers. I forced them to reconnect to the network and this time they connected to the 5GHz channel and have so far remained on this. If I mute audio the popping stops. You should be able to hear a very clear distinction between the channels. While the bar is pretty wide, the soundstage is about the same width and the bar doesn't do any tricks to widen it. The Samsung HW-Q70T is good for music. I also tried Youtube app on the TV with just it's speakers, all was clear and smooth, not a single crackling sound. The popping noise occurs as the amplifier tries to produce more voltage than it can to meet the demands of the subwoofer. If it begins to crackle and pop as you set it farther away, then it's interference. Use an optical cable between the tv and the soundbar. If I power soundbar and speakers off at the mains and start again, the popping sound disappears but comes back after a few days. If not, it could be that your TV is stuck at zero and your remote’s batteries have died. 7. The bluetooth signal of the Soundwafe is on that band. Here is the problem: - Most of the time the HDMI ARC connection is not recognized and will not work If you’re using a 3.5mm aux cable to connect to your sound bar, this is likely the culprit. December 2007 edited December 2007 in Help / Advice Forum. Turn it into a complete entertainment system and enjoy the stereo at home. The Samsung HW-Q950T soundbar has a good stereo soundstage. I use a J6500 soundbar plus 2 R1 speakers for surround sound on my Samsung TV. One HDMI cord from tv to box. If I switch the soundbar stand-alone with the TV, there is no popping sound. ... Samsung Q Series Soundbar Samsung Health TV App Connected Living ... Sound Bar. Connecting a TV to the Soundbar Connect 1. Regular popping sound from HW-J6500 subwoofer when in surround group. On the downside, it lacks a bit of sub-bass, which may be disappointing for fans of bass-heavy music like EDM and hip-hop. I have a new optical cable coming tomorrow but i sincerly doubt that will fix anything. Experience popping when changing channels or when changing settings in the DVR. Have a Soundbar 6000 with wireless subwoofer, connected to a 42 Olevia lcd tv. You will get an immersive 3D surround sound experience in the entire room. The popping has disappeared. With expansion or contraction you may occasionally hear popping or cracking sound. Turn on the TV and Soundbar. Occasionally a Popping Burst will come out of all speakers. This seems really simple, but you’d be surprised how often it’s an issue. However, you can customize the sound of the bar using its four EQ presets and 7-band graphic EQ. Auto-suggest helps you quickly narrow down your search results by suggesting possible matches as you type. I just figured it was my sound bar, or some electrical interference from other equipment. If you are able to, run YouTube app on the TV and search for "5.1 surround test" and you should find various test videos that will show you if the 5.1 is working properly. Timing on the mp3 layer? I’m a tv engineer  and have heard similar issues with format mismatches. I'm wondering if that's the issue.. If Samsung or other users could chime in with possible soltions it would be helpful. However, I cannot find these settings. We purchased a 65" 8 series recently and the popping is driving us nuts. Everything worked well for 6 months, but now sometimes when changing the channel the soundbar makes a huge popping noise then looses audio. Firmware on TV is updated to 1151 and Vizio Sound bar is also updated with their latest firmware. (Quiet pop/crackle when on a lower volume)  is there anyone who could give me advice on what to do, or maybe someone has had the same problem and has solved it? Tried switching audio to Dolby/PCM with no change. FUNCTIONS TV SOUNDCONNECT You can enjoy TV sound through your Soundbar when it is connected to a Samsung TV that supports the TV SoundConnect function. Hi - haven't got a solution I'm afraid but do have a question as I have a similar setup. These noises are completely harmless and will not affect your TV’s operation or damage the unit. Just press and hold the buttons by which the Device will come in the reset mode. You can try using the buttons on your TV directly, or replacing these batteries. Out of curiosity, I timed the interval between the pops and found them to be at 5s or 10s intervals. These materials are subject to expansion and contraction due to temperature changes. I recently purchased a Samsung - 55" Class (54.6" Diag.) Seems like a lot of people having this problem and theres no fix. The Q Series, our flagship soundbar lineup for 2020, leads our trio of soundbar audio offerings and includes the Q800T, which won a 2020 CES Best of Innovation Award. I just purchased (11/20/2017) and am having the EXACT thing. (you can check the channel they're attached to from inside the multiroom app). Blueray : Audio settings set to bitstream. Get into the action with panoramic sound Especially for a brand-new TV. Doing resetting of the Samsung Soundbar is easy to perform and asks for following the required steps for it. Any solutions? Soundbar issues with Netflix are a common issue and there are many ways to resolve it. I searched out here to see if anyone else had the issue and if there was any resolution. Sound bar works fine until commercials. The tv is connected to a bose V35 via optical cable and the popping while not constant, is frequent enough to drive a sane person crazy. Do you get this problem from all sources or just from one in particular? With 9.1.4 Channel surround sound and 20 different speakers, it has enough power to deliver a true at-home cinema experience. If I mute audio the popping stops. This soundbar has a well-balanced sound that should be suitable for most music genres. Page 20: Usb FUNCTIONS You can play music files located on USB storage devices through the Soundbar. This morning, it started making popping noises at random intervals in the back-right channel. Your issue sounds slightly different and quite possibly the source audio is somehow not properly 5.1 encoded or being passed properly through the system. Very random. This ends up clipping the sound on every cycle. Sound bar also supports USB connector. The popping noise occurs as the amplifier tries to produce more voltage than it can to meet the demands of the subwoofer. I also use a mode where it recodes bitstreams into 5.1 otherwise 7.1 discs sound very odd. There is no "popping" sound after the TV is turned off. I'm going to try using another HDMI cable to connect the TV to my cable box. It makes no difference weather the volume is higher or lower it still pops, but the intensity of the pop does change with the volume. diagnostic #8262397 . FYI, the latest 2017 MU and Q Series firmware version 1230.0 addresses the pop noise issue and is available for download under the "Manuals and Downloads" section of the Support Page. Unplugged and plugged in the optical cable. Multiple placement options & two control way mount the 32-inch sound bar under your TV or just place on your TV cabinet. Replaced the HR54 connected to my Samsung HDMI and the new unit does the same thing. Here are some things to try. A popping noise from the subwoofer indicates a power mismatch in the circuit. The bose system has never had a popping issue before the new TV. I only have the built in TV speaker. Hopefully, that’s fixe… Hey guys, I've had a Home Theater In A Box (cheapo) surround sound system for about a year now. Get into the settings of any wi-fi devices anywhere near the soundbar and/or the subwoofer, and see if it's at 5 ghz. Only happens when using sound bar not TV speakers. It makes no difference weather the volume is higher or lower it still pops, but the intensity of the pop does change with the volume. TV : Audio settings set for bitstream on HDMI (not PCM)  <-- This I think is important. Samsung HW-J6500 User Manual (33 pages) . Same thing with my 55" curved UHD set and m-4500 sound bar. Auto-suggest helps you quickly narrow down your search results by suggesting possible matches as you type. My system is set up something like this ... Humax Youview box :   Audio set to surround mode for HDMI. The sound quality of this sound bar is just average. I have recently changed our wifi router and this only started occurring a few weeks after that. Any ideas on what can cause this and why it should only occur when in surround group mode ? You may be able to fix the problem by adjusting your audio device settings, updating your sound driver, or pinning down another hardware device that’s interfering. Called in Best Buy to work it. Be ready to experience the best soundbar for Samsung TV as this one is the top of the line Q series soundbar in the market. Did the new optical cable fix the popping issue? - LED - 2160p - Smart - 4K Ultra HD TV, and now that I have had it a few days, I am noticing that the sound pops every couple minutes or so. Take the soundbar out of the mix and the TV does not experience any popping. Someone told me it's due to a short in the speaker wiring, which is not good. If you want powerful sound, Amazon is selling the Sony HT-S350 soundbar with wireless subwoofer for $198, after an $82 discount to its original price of $280. Try and keep the cable clear of other connectors, especially power, in the tangle of wires behind your TV. By clicking ACCEPT or continuing to browse the site you are agreeing to our use of cookies. I use the multiroom app to setup surround group. Turn on the TV and try raising the volume. Hi James. The best mid-range soundbar for Samsung TVs. TSR Registered User. Sonos Beam. First of all, ensure both ends of the cable are fully and securely inserted into your TV and sound bar. The audio being delivered by the soundbar would project depth with the sound being heard from around as well as above. I would guess a decoder problem which should be easy to fix with software. Display USB port 1. Have reset the soundbar and TV. The sound lasts a fraction of a second. Ultra slim, sleek sound bar 32-inch sound bar is perfect for most of TVs, especially for 38" Or larger TVs. Thanks, Q90T with QR850T Soundbar - TV keeps resetting to 'Adaptive' sound when changing inputs, powered off. A power mismatch is not the only issue that causes a popping noise from the subwoofer. You can check on the settings first, making sure that your software and TV audio settings are correct. +Compact, attractive … It happens during broadcast and commercials. Sonos Soundbar and Samsung UN65MU8500 bought at Best Buy a month ago. Makes loud popping sound started a few weeks after installation. Now, when they're in a surround group attached to the TV, the SSID broadcast by the TV is also 5GHz. Recently, however, I have started to notice a semi-regular "popping" or "tapping" sound coming from the soundbar's subwoofer when working in surround mode. It blasts commercials. Visit our Blog to catch up on the latest Community news, tips for your Samsung products and much more! Sound Tower. Troubleshooting popping noise from tv/soundbar/roku. My QF7 does the occasional popping sound with Vizio Sound bar. The fact that other people are having this issue sounds like a manufacturing defect. Reasons to buy. Would appreciate some official response from Samsung on this. Have now disconnected the soundbar and am on the tv sound. If you can change to 2.5 ghz, good. I have owned my JBL SB400 for a few years now and had this same issue with my Samsung (not so) smart TV where I randomly heard loud pops specifically when viewing Netflix or YouTube. Sorry that I can not help but i was coming here to ask the exact same question. The popping noise is not loud ( probably around 50% of the peak audio volume) and increases/decreases in volume with the audio level. Same issue here. Others. It’s also worth pressing the Mute button, just in case you’ve accidentally hit this at some point.Do you see a volume indicator on the screen? —. Crackling noise on Samsung DLP ... (but the re-set thing did not work for me i re set it a million times,so i gave up and got hdmi cable box and a sound bar,sounds just … As soon as I regroup the R1s the popping resumes. Try to reset your devices by turning them off and on again. The Samsung Q950T Soundbar offers an amazing at-home Dolby Atmos experience. The sound lasts a fraction of a second. 6. That said, it has a pretty focused soundstage as objects seem to be coming from accurate pinpoint locations rather than general areas. The noise may also be due to loose connections in the circuit. I did have a similar issue after first installing the R1s. I forgot to say same thing on same TV model. I hope that we all find resolution soon. One of my neighbours has a CSR bluetooth audio dongle (That's what it says is connecting to my soundbar) but I don't know which one. Who knows, it may come back though. Out of curiosity, I timed the interval between the pops and found them to be at 5s or 10s intervals. Tried unplugging my soundbar, the TV is making the same crackling sounds itself, so the TV must be the issue, not the soundbar but I am willing to use both connected in the future, so they both must work as they should. Samsung Televisions use a combination of metal and plastic material in their sets. A power mismatch is not the only issue that causes a popping noise from the subwoofer. It's been a few days down and so far so good. Crackling, popping, and other sound problems can occur for a variety of reasons. Can someone look into? I recently purchased a Samsung - 55" Class (54.6" Diag.) (My current setup has the same SSID for both). I have Samsung 65" TV and assumed that this Samsung sound bar would work together with it flawlessly. It happened some a couple days ago, I don't remember it happening at all yesterday (lots of football all day), but tonight it's doing it on NBC football game; didn't seem to do it all day earlier on other non- NBC channels. 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