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No Subwoofer sound with pro logic on TXSR503

When I listen to a 5.1 DVD, the subwoofer really thumps good. However when I listen to any other selection such as a CD set to por logic, the subwoofer is silent. When I do a test tone it works. Could somebdy please tell me what is going on.

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  • ljuchems Nov 17, 2008

    When I set the amp to stereo, only the front two speakers make sound. After playing around, I discovered that is I set the amp to Double bass it works. I just need to set it back when I listen to a DVD because then there is too much bass.

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When you are playing cd,s set your amp to stereo and the sub should work,prologic should never be used for playing music as this destorys the sound stage,if you are useing small speakers make sure you have set the size in the setup menu and the cross over to about 80hertz.

Hope this helps.

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  • Dolby Digital, Dolby Pro Logic II, and DTS-decoding home theater receiver with 5 speakers and a powered subwoofer
  • 35 watts per channel x 4 "tallboy" speakers, 140 watts for the center channel, and 150 watts for the subwoofer
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