What's that high pitched sound you hear when someone has a TV on?

Answer You have good ears. It is the high frequency pulse of the flyback transformer. That is part of what draws the picture on a picture tube. Older TVs are rely bad that way. When I was a kid and teen, ... Read More »

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Its weird but sometimes my ears pick up high frequency, i just hear really high pitched sound.Is this normal!?

omg wow i thought i was the only one. every once in a while i hear like really high pitched sounds in one of my ears for a while, and its weird. like i know what your friends talking bout. sometime... Read More »

I hear a high pitched ringing in my ears sometimes?

Sounds like tinnitus - but I'd be surprised if aeriels triggered it! I do recommend you see your Doctor and let them know.

What do you call the little high-pitched noise you hear when the TV is on?

Interesting question: it's called "flyback transformer whine". In a tube television, the flyback transformer is used to drive the energy to the electron beam that paints the signal on the screen.... Read More »

My TV makes a high pitched buzzing sound all of the time. What could this be and how do I fix it?

My TV does this intermittantly as well. In fact, it was doing it this afternoon, when I first turned it on. All I do is go into menu, and choose Channel Search. Sometime during the process, for wha... Read More »