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Surround sound I have everything hooked up right i believe and when i test the the speakers with test tone they are all working but i cant get the surround speakers to function or show up on the little picture on reciever.. the boxes are there for them but the letters inside are not there?

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SOURCE: Kenwood VR6070 speaker/amp problems

unit needs repair. Look at the b speakers. Conect a speaker or two to the B position. If you have no sound than your surrond sound is ok and the unit is bad. Sound comes directly into the b speaker and not threw the surrond system. My 6070 has a cold start up problem. no sound. time to purchase a new one. to costly to repair.

Posted on Feb 09, 2009

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SOURCE: No sound output from Center and Surround speakers

the only time the center and surround speakers put out sound is when it has a surround sound source such as a dvd etc. and only certain sounds come from them as well.

Posted on May 23, 2009

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SOURCE: Surround sound not working with PS3..

hook your front speaker wires up to the A side and on the front of it make sure only the A speakers are playing but leave the rear speakers plugged into the B side then hit the listen mode button and you should be rocking

Posted on Jun 25, 2009

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SOURCE: Kenwood KRV6030 Home Receiver - Dolby Surround -

So, if standby is always ON, do you get ANY sound? Or was the right speaker symptom a precursor to the total outage? There might be a clue there.

Overloads can be from excessive periods of high output or marginally low impedance loading by the speakers; and shorts would be wiring issues or a speaker blowing up.

You should be able to feel if it's hot. WHY is it overheating? Make sure it has sufficient ventilation on all sides and that vent holes are not blocked by dust balls. Ensure the fan (if equipped) is running as designed (some only operate on demand). Clean dust and debris from it.

If the amp comes back on after cooling, you're lucky. They only have so many self-protection cycles in their lives so continuously resetting or cycling their power without addressing the cause can do more harm than good.

If it protects immediately on a cool power up you should disconnect the speaker connections and try it 'naked'. If it comes up then diagnose which lead(s) are shorted. If it does not come up the problem is internal and should be left to an experienced and competent hands-on tech.

Check for loose speaker connections at the speaker as a root cause for intermittent shutdown.

The remote is available on eBay...

Posted on May 04, 2011

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How do I get this system working properly again?

Here's what I would do:

1) Wherever you get sound, hook up each speaker in turn to validate they are working. If you have another, known working system to do this with, even better.

2) While testing your speakers on the known good system, once a speaker has been proven working, validate that your sound source (and cable) is working by using it as a source once everything else has been validated.

3) Now that you've isolated and proven everything but the receiver, put the receiver in stereo mode and try it out as a simple left/right amp. Once you get this far you will be able to do the surround stuff, but only with a surround encoded (ex: AC3) data stream.

If you need more help, just ask.

Graham Leach

Dec 16, 2014 | Audio & Video Receivers

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My receiver only plays front speakers. when i put it in surround mode none of the speakers will play and the sub even in stereo mode is barely a whisper of sound. i dont have a remote for it but it goes...

you don't need a remote. to me sounds like you might have a connection problem. try and do a test tone which will send a test signal to all the speakers. starts from left to right etc. if you cant hear all the speakers you need to check all connection wires etc. hope this helps

Apr 08, 2014 | JVC RX-8000V Receiver

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I have had my Marantz Sr5000 for some time now and I just noticed the rear speakers have stopped working. Everything else seems to be working fine. When I run the test tone I get a tone from everything but...

First of all if you have not made any connection changes in the system prior to loosing the sound try these steps.
Go into the system menu and in speaker configuration see if somebody has given the rear ( surround ) speakers as none. If not just exchange the front and back speakers to confirm if its a speaker failure . If not you will need professional help to fix a damaged surround amplifier.

Mar 08, 2011 | Marantz SR-5000

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Yamaha RX-V365 Receiver when I hook up my center channel it is not audible at all. The R and L speakers work fine when they were located in the FRONT A and FRONT B terminals, but when I moved everything to...

With what signal did you try? Maybe your signal source (DVD/TV or radio) didn't contain any sounds for the center channel.
Go to the Setup menu, Speaker setup / Manual setup and find there item called "Test tone". It will output a test tone to each speaker individually (you will see on LCD which speaker is being tested at each moment). If you will hear a sound from the center now, there is no issue and center is working fine, just your source didn't contain any sound for the center.

If it doesn't work, then either you have faulty cable, faulty speaker or faulty center output of the receiver.
- Try connecting the center speaker to different output of receiver (this will test if speaker is OK).
- Try connecting working LEFT speaker to left output with CENTER cable (this will test if cable is OK).
- Try connecting working LEFT speaker with working cable to the CENTER output (this will test the output of receiver if OK - but use the Test Tone from Setup).

May 18, 2010 | Yamaha Rx-v365 A/V Home Theater Receiver

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I'm going to surround sound mode, and my rear speakers are not working. I do a tone test, and they def work, but I can't get them working right?

Since you seem to be having problems with 'simulated' surround, how does ACTUAL surround material behave?

Have you tried AFD with certifiable multichannel source material to verify the surround speakers receive programmed sound??

Do the Dolby Digital or Pro Logic indicators light?

What about the other modes?

Mar 20, 2010 | Sony STR-DE475 Receiver

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When on 5.1 dvd ther is no sound from rear speakers,but i can run the test tone ok

check to see that the dvd player sound setting is set to BITSTREAM and not pcm. pcm is only 2 channel. Then check to see that the volume setting for the rear speakers in dvd is up, most sony receivers hold different settings for different applications, (vid 1, sat/tv, dvd) and remember when you switch between them. Rear surround should be up all the way , I believe for your receiver that is +10 also make sure you enable the rear speakers in the setup menu for surround sound.

Nov 28, 2009 | Sony STR-DE525

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Surround speakers are not working

Yes. Make sure your speakers are first properly connected, then enabled to operate on the setup menu. Then run either a test tone for all channels or media recorded in surround sound or run in 4 channel stereo to test.
Not all media will produce surround effects 100% of the time.

Jun 18, 2009 | Denon AVR-3300 Receiver

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No sound from rear speakers during test tone usng Sony STR-DE475

I had this problem last night.

To solve it, you can reset the amp by:

1) Put the receiver on stand-by
2) Hold down "MODE" button and press on button
3) "S.F. CLR" appears in the display and surround is back on.

Good luck

Dr Gardner

Jan 21, 2009 | Sony STR-DE475 Receiver

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Kenwood VR6070 speaker/amp problems

unit needs repair. Look at the b speakers. Conect a speaker or two to the B position. If you have no sound than your surrond sound is ok and the unit is bad. Sound comes directly into the b speaker and not threw the surrond system. My 6070 has a cold start up problem. no sound. time to purchase a new one. to costly to repair.

Dec 30, 2008 | Kenwood VR-6070 Receiver

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No sound from my speakers

Check your Surround Settings (Make sure you are in Full surround and not 2 ch) as well as your Input Source Remember the Surround Speakers will not give you a Full Audio Output it will only give you "background noise"

Sep 27, 2008 | Pioneer SX-315

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