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Only left speaker works - Self test works fine

When I run the setup, all the speakers work fine. When I try and play a CD or DVD (separate devices) only the left channel works.

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  • will2ski Oct 07, 2008

    Thanks for the recommendation. Since the speakers all work in test mode, I was fairly confident that the problem was internal to the amp. My next step was to swap out the amp with an older one and when I did that the speakers worked fine. The problem is definitely internal to the amp. Now I have to figure out if it is something I did or if the amp is defective. I am leaning toward the amp being defective. The issue is it worth the cost of repairing or should I put the money toward an HDMI capable amp. Guess I'll check the warranty coverage first. Thanks again.

  • j720 Nov 05, 2008

    I have exactly the same problem, apart from for me, only the right speaker works.



    I have narrowed the problem down a little further, it only occurs for sources connected by RCA phono sockets. When I use my DVD player or Playstation connected via Optical cables, both channels work fine, but my Sky box is connected by phono cables, and I only get the right speaker.



    I have a workaround where I watch the Sky box through the DVD recorder, but it is a hassle, would be great to get it fixed!!

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Switch cables around and see if the problem moves to other channel

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Not outputting to all speakers from CD, but does from DVD


Hi,.

With the indulgence of the others...
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If I understand your problem right:
1. CD works only in Speaker A (but not in Speaker B);
2. DVD works on either or both A/B;
3. CD will work if plug into to VCR input but selector must be of another source (not VCR).

A couple of suggestions:
a. pls try doing again the reset as ginko has suggested but make it a bit longer, i.e. unplug it from the mains for a couple of hours;
b. since you have remove most of the wiring, why dont you try switch A & B. make the family room speakers the B while the speaker selector the A;
c. hook the CD (only) using the RCA cables (red/white) nothing else;
d. play any CD music and go through the paces of selecting source, speakers, surround/hall/theater/etc as troylove11 has suggested.

This would be now a simple setup, 1 source (CD) to 1 output/speaker (the family room) via the Denon. Try different settings. If the CD plays normally then, without changing any setting nor powering it off (but with volume level all the way down), remove the family room speaker wiring and replace it with the wires to/from the speaker selector.

the idea is to determine which is the real issue, the Sony, the Denon settings/hardware or the speaker selector.

Hope this be of initial help/idea. Pls post back how things turned up or should you need additional information.

Good luck and kind regards.

Thank you for using FixYa.

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Evaluate the source for why the "3 left" speakers (whatever that means) don't work for program material.

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Check your setup for the center channel level, or to see if the center channel speaker is working at all.

Also check the setup in your DVD player to make sure its speaker setup matches what you have.

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It can be either problem with the receiver itself, cables or your speakers. You can try different combinations to narrow down the issue.
1) Also the radio does not work?

2) Try to run the Test tone to the speakers (Setup / Speaker setup / Manual setup / Test tone). If you hear the tone, then the issue is configuration problem with your inputs.

3) If possible, try to connect headphones to the receiver. If that works, it can be issue with cables/speakers or their setup.

4) Try to run the Automatic Speaker setup with YPAO microphone. It will eventually fail, but will provide you error code, which you can lookup in the manual for different reasons.

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With what signal did you try? Maybe your signal source (DVD/TV or radio) didn't contain any sounds for the center channel.
Go to the Setup menu, Speaker setup / Manual setup and find there item called "Test tone". It will output a test tone to each speaker individually (you will see on LCD which speaker is being tested at each moment). If you will hear a sound from the center now, there is no issue and center is working fine, just your source didn't contain any sound for the center.

If it doesn't work, then either you have faulty cable, faulty speaker or faulty center output of the receiver.
- Try connecting the center speaker to different output of receiver (this will test if speaker is OK).
- Try connecting working LEFT speaker to left output with CENTER cable (this will test if cable is OK).
- Try connecting working LEFT speaker with working cable to the CENTER output (this will test the output of receiver if OK - but use the Test Tone from Setup).

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Hi khanfaisalv

You can use Zone2 feature that is built into this amp, then have dvd playing in one room, and cd playing in another. Both controlled separately

Page 10 of the manual tells you how to hook up the wires to Zone2

Page 30 has details of how to get it up and going.

Good luck with the rewire job, thanks for using FixYa

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robotek


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