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TX-SR506 Bi-Amping

My rear speakers no longer work under the "Normal Setting", unless Bi-Amping is selected, which is fine unless I want to engage my Zone 2, which does not work simultanously with Bi-amping.

How do I get my rear surround speakers to work again on the "Normal" setting?

thanks for the guidance!

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If you select bi-amping the device will use a second amp for your rear speakers, this indicates that in your setup menu you probably have deleted the rears (set to None). Try to find the settings for your rear speaker in your setupmenu and see if they are selected in normal operation.
If all fails, see if you can reset teh device back to factory settings, sometimes software can get confused after using for a while. Resetting should than fix most problems.

You can also check and see if there is maybe a software update available for your device, loading and installing is explained in either the file or on manufacturers site.

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