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Center channel have had reciever since it came out great 5.1 but why cant i controll center level? have klh surround anyone have a speaker set up for this

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  • robboh Nov 05, 2008

    oh yea it works the problem is the level stays the same ive remembered how the wire diagram is

    left and right rear direct to reciever. left and right front to subs from amp and subs to front speaker center to reciever. but ceter level stays at one level?

  • robboh Nov 05, 2008

    oh yea it works the problem is the level stays the same ive remembered how the wire diagram is

    left and right rear direct to reciever. left and right front to subs from amp and subs to front speaker center to reciever. but ceter level stays at one level?

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Back to basic to advance:
Be sure you have all speakers connected correctly behind the receiver.If you center channel don't have any sound,it could be 7 different issues,but you could try to just hook up your center channel to either the right or the left speaker output to be sure the center channel speaker does work.
Check your the speaker wiring tip(if there is any),i will use just the speaker wire go straight to the center speaker output,go to the receiver to change it to pro-logic or dolby digital and of course you should put in a dvd in the dvd player to have a good quality movie to play the dialogue through the center channel for you test.
If you have tried the above step and still have no sound,you might consider hiring a troubleshooting master to take care of your issue.
Let me know what you need!
solutiondoct

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  • Joe Lee Nov 06, 2008

    You sounded like you have a satellite speaker setup. If that's what you have,you need to try to hookup this way:
    Have your left front,right front,left rear,right rear and center channel speakers ALL connected from your A/V receiver.Do not go through the subwoofer.
    Now,you should have Speaker A&B output(or Main 1&2) behind your AV receiver,since you already use speaker A for the connection of your left and right front speakers,you could connect your subwoofer to speaker B behind the receiver with speaker wire.If your subwoofer do have a line input or audio input,you could use the SUB pre-out with audio cable(RCA) to connect your subwoofer.
    solutiondoct


  • Joe Lee Nov 06, 2008

    Also, don't forget to check your speaker wire connect for the center speaker to the receiver.

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