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Surround sound problems

I am unable to get my Yamaha receiver to perform in 6 speaker mode, only stereo. It tests fine with all speakers, but when I attempt to play a DVD, or program the receiver to surround sound, it won't program for 6 speakers, just stereo. It's done this since we had to unhook the stereo in order to install our entertainment center. Any ideas?? Thanks. Randy

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Re: surround sound problems - Yamaha HTR-5660 Receiver Audio & Video Receivers

Try changing your cables

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