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TX-SR 601 no longer allows 5.1 channel mode

I recently got a blue ray DVD player and noticed a substantial improvement in sound quality.  I connected the DVD player to the receiver with an optical cable.  Upon placing in a blu ray disc, the sound would automatically switch to pro logic 2 mode and sound really great.  My typical output level was at volume 50 as opposed to 70 prior to the upgrade to blu ray.  Recently this automatic switch to prologic 2 mode and the terrific sound output have stopped.  I now have to listen to the blu ray movies on volume 70 again and it seems that background music and bass overpowers the speaking voices making movies less enjoyable and difficult to follow.  Further my blue ray player audio setup no longer allows for the switch from 3.1 to 5.1 audio output as it did in the past.  I have no idea how to switch it back to the way I had it.

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  • jfunk128 Dec 21, 2008

    I didn't pay ten dollars to simply have a link to the owners manual.

    I am just hoping to find out if there is a reset switch on the TX-SR601 that will allow me to have access to the 5.1 channel output again as opposed to being limited to 3 channel output all of a sudden. When I upgraded to a blu ray player the switch happened automatically after inserting the disc. This no longer occurs and the audio output has suffered.

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Unplug both units from the mains for an extended period of time. you would know that the Onkyo did a reset when all the tuner memories are erased.

of course all other settings and configurations would revert to factory default.

hope this helps.

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Hi and welcome to FixYa,

Initially, it has to be determined which is at fault or needing re-configuration/setting (the Onkyo TX-SR601 or the blue ray DVD player). Pls try:

  • temporarily use another signal source with optical cable to connec to the Onkyo TX-SR60;
  • try again and see if the SR60 would through the different settings of sound processing;
  • if yes, then the blue ray DVD player is faulty;
  • if not then the Technics sound processor is faulty.
Good luck and Thank you for using FixYa. Happy Holidays.

Posted on Dec 21, 2008

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