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Very low volume.

My KS3102 is having two problems. First, when cranked all the way the volume is barely audible. Next, on the speaker status display the icon is telling me my surround [rear] speakers are not working or not hooked up, I'm not sure. The speakers are hooked up. I don't have the remote yet, that arrives this afternoon.. Thanks, Wally

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    low sound 50 or better to hear

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If you get the remote look under menu see sound settings, otherwise somewhere under menu should be a reset option do try that

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