Article ID : 00202204 / Last Modified : 09/07/2018

The Sound from the Center Speaker of My Android TV Is Not Balanced

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Your Android TV™ device uses an upmix process to create 3 channel audio output from a 2 channel audio input. Depending on the input, the sound may fluctuate or drop out. If this occurs, follow these steps to disable the center speaker:

  • Set Sound Mode to Music.
    1. On the remote control, press the HOME button.
    2. Select the Settings Settings Iconicon.
    3. Under the TV category, select Sound.
    4. Select Sound Mode.
    5. Select Music and press the Enter button.
  • Set Surround Effect to 0.
    1. Press the HOME button.
    2. Select the Settings Settings Iconicon.
    3. Under the TV category, select Sound.
    4. Select Advanced Settings.
    5. Select Surround Mode Related Settings.
    6. Select Surround Effect.
    7. Set to 0.