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Can't get surround sound when watching tv

I have a sony reciever model # STR-KG700 with 5 speakers and subwoofer. all speakers work with radio and ipod but i cannot get the right speakers to work when watching tv. the tv and receiver are set to surround sound but i only get sound from the left and center speakers. any suggestions?

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Just dont put the jacks in from the tv plug satelite jacks in (use optic cable) dvd use orange digital cable and so on if u do it this way and have the same issues then i would 100% say its a reviever issue
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Your RCA on your tv is acting like its in mono..it may be a problem with the jacks.  alternatively..you can buy a splitter and split teh side that sounds stronger (L) or (R) with a male to 2 female spliter out of the tv then back into l/r input on your reciever... It wont give you surround stereo...but it will soudn a whole lot better.

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