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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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The center channel amplifier in the main unit isn't working. Check the warranty. If it's still in force Yamaha will fix it free. If out of warranty, they'll give you an estimate.

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If all others had been fine before this problem arose, and you are sure that you haven't changed anything in your amplifier's channel selection menus, the problem might be deeper to solve! Try these out; 1-If the amplifier has a test menu to check out all channels plugged in, activate it. You must be able to get sound, which is like rustle, from each speaker. 2- Check your plugs, cables etc. be sure that there isn't any short circuit 3- Grab your amplifier's remote control and find the "channel selection menu" that allows you to increase and decrease volume levels for each speaker independently.

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check all speakers wires andcheck test mode. every thing ok, may be input wiring problem ,check every thing after that internalcircuit may be problem..

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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 ?

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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

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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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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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