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Kenwood VR6070 speaker/amp problems

I am finally able to set up my surround receiver and the surround speakers won't work.

I was watching a DTS dvd to hear how it sounds and I noticed nothing coming from the surrounds. I ran the test tone and got nothing from the surrounds.

I disconnected each surround and hooked it up to the center channel output. Each surround worked in that setup. So it's not the speakers or the wire.

I connected the center channel speaker to each of the surround outputs and it worked in each instance.

I also tried to hook up the surrounds to the line-level B speaker outputs and didn't get a thing.

When it comes down to it, the B speaker output and the surrounds aren't putting out anything.

I will try using a separate amplifier and see it that helps...

I greatly appreciate any help you can offer!!


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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.

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