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No sound in DVD mode

A family member was tring to play a CD and was pushing buttons now the display screen shows "unlock" for maybe 30 seconds.

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  • mtmtwo Dec 22, 2008

    I sent

  • Anonymous Apr 06, 2009

    I have the same problem.. I have no audio when in CD/DVD mode and then i get an UNLOCK error... never saw this before how do i get rid of it ?

  • mtmtwo May 11, 2010

    This problem is not fixed yet.

    Can't find ref. to "Lock or Unlock" anyplace in the owners book.

    If I can't Unlock this, can I reset to the factory defaults ? Will that remove the "Unlock" message ?

  • Shahid Electronics
    Shahid Electronics May 11, 2010

    UNLOCK procedure would be mentioned in user manual. Do you have its user manual?

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I just bougth a marantz cdr 300 cd recorder,everything seems to be working fine, but I'm not able to listen what I just recordered on any other cd player.Marantz cd 72 mr 2020.Thanks


Hi,
It sounds like you haven't followed the last step to the burning procedure. All you need to do once you've completed burning your disc is to Finalize the disc. Read below why you need to finalize as well as the steps to follow in order to finalize the disc.
Hope this helps ;)
How to Finalize Finalizing is writing the TOC (table of contents) on a disc so a CD player can recognize the number of tracks, the total time for each track, and their location on the disc. A recorded disc must be finalized to playback on a standard CD player. Once finalized a CD-R disc can be played on CD players that support CD-R playback. CD-RW discs can only be played on CD players that support CD-RW playback. Consult your CD player owner's manual to confirm supported formats. Finalizing is necessary to: • be able to play a recorded CD-R or CD-RW disc on a CD player • prevent further recording on a disc • avoid erasing tracks on a CD-RW disc • record text information onto a disc you record Notes: • A finalized CD-R disc can never be recorded onto again. • A finalized CD-RW disc can be unfinalized for more recording. • The CDR300 can play back unfinalized CD-R or CD-RW discs. • SYNC REC+FINAL mode automatically finalizes.
Here are the steps in order to Finalize your disk
1 Push Stop. The display shows the number of tracks and their total playing time. 2 Push FINALIZE. FINALIZE is displayed for about 3 seconds.

Jul 27, 2011 | Audio & Video Receivers

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Not outputting to all speakers from CD, but does from DVD


Hi,.

With the indulgence of the others...
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If I understand your problem right:
1. CD works only in Speaker A (but not in Speaker B);
2. DVD works on either or both A/B;
3. CD will work if plug into to VCR input but selector must be of another source (not VCR).

A couple of suggestions:
a. pls try doing again the reset as ginko has suggested but make it a bit longer, i.e. unplug it from the mains for a couple of hours;
b. since you have remove most of the wiring, why dont you try switch A & B. make the family room speakers the B while the speaker selector the A;
c. hook the CD (only) using the RCA cables (red/white) nothing else;
d. play any CD music and go through the paces of selecting source, speakers, surround/hall/theater/etc as troylove11 has suggested.

This would be now a simple setup, 1 source (CD) to 1 output/speaker (the family room) via the Denon. Try different settings. If the CD plays normally then, without changing any setting nor powering it off (but with volume level all the way down), remove the family room speaker wiring and replace it with the wires to/from the speaker selector.

the idea is to determine which is the real issue, the Sony, the Denon settings/hardware or the speaker selector.

Hope this be of initial help/idea. Pls post back how things turned up or should you need additional information.

Good luck and kind regards.

Thank you for using FixYa.

Apr 15, 2008 | Denon AVR-3801 Receiver

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Need Remote Codes


The manual on Page 10 says that with these modes (DVD,CD,MD,CDR,HDD) on the Remote you can control an Onkyo DVD player and CD/MD/CDR/HDD player/recorder.

For DVD, on page 12, it says to just push the DVD button (top right) and the following buttons will functions as stated.

ON/STANDBY button
This button sets the DVD player to On or Standby.

Number buttons
These buttons are used to enter title, chapter, and
track numbers and to enter times for locating specific
points in time.

DISC +/– button
This button selects discs on a DVD changer.

TOP MENU button
This button is used to select a DVD’s top menu.

Arrow [UP]/[DOWN]/[LEFT]/[RIGHT] & ENTER buttons
These buttons are used to navigate DVD menus and
the DVD player’s onscreen setup menus.

RETURN button
This button is used to exit the DVD player’s
onscreen setup menu and to restart menu playback.

Playback buttons
From left to right: Pause, Play, Stop, Fast Reverse,
Fast Forward, Previous, and Next.

SUBTITLE button
This button is used to select subtitles.

AUDIO button
This button selects foreign language soundtracks
and audio formats (e.g., Dolby Digital or DTS).

DISPLAY button
This button is used to display information about the
current disc, title, chapter, or track on the DVD
player’s display, including the elapsed time, remaining
time, total time, and so on.

CLR button
This button is used to cancel functions and to clear
entered numbers.

MENU button
This button is used to display a DVD’s menu.

SETUP button
This button is used to access the DVD player’s
onscreen setup menus.

RANDOM button
This button is used with the random playback function.

REPEAT button
This button is used to set the repeat playback functions.

PLAY MODE button
This button is used to select play modes on a component
with selectable play modes.

Feb 05, 2009 | Onkyo TX-SR304 Receiver

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Just bought refirb. Onkyo 805, hooked up front l&r plus sub and getting no sound. I set up am and fm as per manual and connected a cd changer thru the cd in via rca cables. Radio shows a signal but no...


After few sec when you turn on your receiver did you hear a click noise ? if yes your receiver is OK not in protection mode if no click noise is output protection in that case you must return where did you buy for service and update firmware a lot of update
However you can reset your receiver and debug the DSP section ( digital signal processor ) as follow
To reset
1. Press and hold down VCR/DVR button, then press STANDBY/ON button when the unit is Power on.
2. After " Clear " is displayed, the preset memory and each mode stored in the memory are initialized and will
return to the factory settings, and turn to Standby mode.
Now turn back on and check if it work or not and make sure check input mode such as analog or coaxial or optical input if stil no sound then debug DSP as follow
To set in DSP debug mode
1. Press and hold down DISPLAY button, then press STANDBY/ON button while the unit is powered ON.
The version number of m icroprocessor is displayed only for 3 seconds.
Main:
8 1.05/07903A
2. Press TONE+ button within 3 seconds above, the version number of 1st DSP is displayed.
DSP 1st:
SR8051:07601A
3. Press DISPLAY button while the 1st DSP version is displayed. The status of DSP and DIR will be displayed.
E1A48K0N/0FFPo
FFFFFF0 0 000
To exit
Press STANDBY/ON button.
Then unplug the unit for 30 sec then plug in it should work now if not you need to return it to 1 of the service center Onkyo in your town to repair it
Good luck

Nov 30, 2008 | Onkyo Audio & Video Receivers

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Pushed a button on the remote and now no sound


make sure that the speaker A button is pressed (check the display to see if there is a letter A on it.)

Sep 22, 2008 | Onkyo HTR500 Receiver

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No HDMI Output


My configuration:
ZONE 1 (living room)
DishNetwork Dual Tuner DVR Tuner 1 [S-Video out] -> [S-Video in] ONKYO TX-SR875 [HDMI out] -> [HDMI in] Sony KDS-60A3000 rear projection TV

ZONE 2 (living room)
DishNetwork Dual Tuner DVR Tuner 2 [Composite Video out] -> [Composite Video in] ONKYO TX-SR875 [Composite Video out] -> [Composite Video in] Samsung AQUOS LCD TV

Problem:
ONKYO receiver stops sending video signal to my ZONE 1 Sony TV through the HDMI connection. ZONE 2 may still receive video. (NOTE: the issue might be related to the upconverter circuitry?)

Symptom:
I couldn't see any video, but I could hear the Tuner 1 audio through my ONKYO. An important clue is that I couldn't see ONKYO's on-screen display menu on my TV when hitting the [Setup] button on my remote. But, I could see my TV's Sony-based menus and display options.

Solution:
1. Put all ZONES in Standby mode using the remote. Hit these buttons on remote: [Receiver], then [Standby]. [Receiver], [ZONE2], then [Standby], [Receiver], [ZONE3], then [Standby]. You should NOT see any lights on the ONKYO except maybe one red led near the power button.
2. Pull the power plug out of the back of the ONKYO, and leave unplugged for 20-30 seconds. Turning off any power center it is connected to isn't enough. You MUST unplug the power from the back of the ONKYO for 20-30 seconds.
3. Reconnect the power cord to the ONKYO.
4. Using the remote, set ZONE1 to a video source known to be working. If you don't see video, try leaving the power cord off for a longer period.

I know it sounds too simple to work, but that's what brought the video back for me the few times the video stopped displaying. Hope it works for you.

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Audio problems


Hi, I just started having the same problems with my Onkyo TX-DS575. I have to play with the DSP buttons...the A/B speaker button...and now it has gotten to the point where my family and I lift the receiver up in the front, and slam it back down on the shelf and then hit the DSP buttons again and eventually we get some sound. This unit was already fixed once by Onkyo right after the 2 year warranty ran out for a similar problem. They returned it working...but scratched. This is the second Onkyo receiver that has died an early death within 15 years. I love Onkyo's styling, ease of use and sound, but I found the best way to solve this was by purchasing the Yamaha RX-V861 this week. I am done with Onkyo. Scotty D, Middletown, NJ

Aug 20, 2007 | Onkyo TX-DS575 Receiver

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No sound on DVD mode


Make sure when you select DVD mode that it's not set to "6 ch". (The display will say "DVD 6CH") If you are in the 6CH mode, Use the remote to switch out of this mode by hitting the DVD button again. Hope this helps.

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Closed Captioning


you would open it in the plasma disply as it has to be on to work in one mode

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Not powering on


1. The power cord is not completely insered. 2. the impedance selector switch on the rear panel is not fully set to the upper or lower end - (set it when the unit is in the standby mode) other then that, you will have to call for a service.

Nov 26, 2005 | Yamaha HTR-5150

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