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Center channel quit woring

I've had a Yamaha DVR-300 home theatre system for about a year now. A week ago the center speaker quit working.DVD's sound great until someone speaks and you can't hear any dialog.The speaker itself is fine.I connected it to a surround wire to check it. I've checked connections coming out of the powered sub and all seems in order.What's going on. Buying a new system is not really an option because this was all installed in new construction with very fine tolerances in built in speaker alcoves...Thanks for any help.

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SOURCE: Sub connected center speaker does not work

hmmm..that's a little weird..does the sub work on it's own? Is it powered? is it connected to right boost terminals ?

Posted on Feb 29, 2008

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SOURCE: Center speakers (connected to Sub) does not work

Do you have the "Phantom" option set on your receiver? That will give you these symptoms on Dolby Prologic...accordianman

Posted on Feb 29, 2008

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SOURCE: center speaker channel

This sounds like a bad connection inside the receiver. A 5 minute fix with a soldering iron and about 30 minutes to get to it.
If you can solder you should be able to fix this yourself.

Posted on May 23, 2008

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SOURCE: Everything is hooked up correctly, but no sound

Had to run audio out from the Tivo to the Sub. TV doesn't need to be hooked up at all.

Posted on Sep 07, 2008

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also if ur useing ur vcr try turning it on and setting it to channel 3 some times with older equiptment thats the way i used to half to do it.

Posted on Feb 01, 2009

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SOURCE: Speaker error

Try checking the volume on your subwoofer i had the same problem. I unplugged the system and had the same error message pop up. So i checked the volume on the subwoofer, and it was set to max, i set it to normal and i haven't had any problems since

There are 2 ways to check your volume

1...On the remote there is a button labeled "BASS" press it, and on the display it will tell you a number between -3 and +3, If no number appears then it should say either "MIN" or "MAX" if it's at max use the volume control on the remote to turn it down to "0"

2...On the remote press "SET UP"
.....Select the Volume icon by using the arrow keys, press "ok" or "enter" to access that icon
.....Select "Speaker Setup" using the arrow keys and enter button
.....Select Speaker Volume by pressing enter
.....scroll down to "SUBWOOFER" and make sure the volume is no higher than +4dB
....Once done press "SET UP" on the remote to exit the setup screen

*Note* - The speaker volume option can only be chosen when nothing is playing on the player, or the disc tray is empty, You also have to be in either, Ipod mode or DVD mode to access this menu.

Hope this solves your problem, and i apologize on the delay of this solution ^_^

Posted on Aug 27, 2009

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Salutations robn7499,

There are a few things that may cause this to happen. First I would check your connections for your center channel speaker. in movies with 5.1 surround sound almost all the vocal tracks come out of the center channel.

Otherwise there maybe an issue with the volume levels for the center channel as well, these can normally be adjusted through the setup of your home theater system.

I hope this helps.
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