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Yamaha HTR 5740 surround sound problem

I had the setup working great with sound coming from my center, front right/left, and rear right/left until one day the audio would only come from my center speaker. One possible cuase may be my two year old nephew pressing a series of buttons on the system.

What is the setup on this system that makes it play in surround sound? The only way I can ever get sound now is from the center speaker playing only the left and right channels now. (At least thats what I think is happening) Also I don't have the remote with me, its been lost for about 3 months now.

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  • markmcgannon Dec 20, 2008

    How to set up surround sound on Yamaha HTR-5740

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I tried to program the remote supplied with my Time Warner HD-DVR, only to discover that ... using the proper Yamaha code only allows you to turn the HTR-5740 off ... not ON!

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as long as there is a speaker out from the receiver you should be ok just make sure polarity for spkr is right --remember you workng with AC current bad wire will cause fire==

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SOURCE: HTR-5740 Subwoofer Hooking Up Issue

You can use a hi-level to low-level adapter. Just remember, the Yamaha does not send power (wattage) to the sub, just signal. You need to use a subwoofer that has an amplifier either externally or built in.

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