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No surround sound with dolby

Hi, I have an Aiwa z9400 stack system, it got to be about 7 years old now and was handed down by my dad. I never had the original speakers for but puchaced some rather basic Accustic Solution one so I could make use of the Dolby 5.1. Since own it I have neve managed to get any noise to come ouit of the speakers. On the back of the reciever I 4 phono sized plug for centre, 2 x surround and a sub. I have purchased phono style connectors to slot into these and wired them to the speakers (I presume that this is correct). There is a test tone option on the reciever to set up the volume levels on each speaker, I have tried this with no luck. Is it going to be a shop job or am I just being blonde? Thanks in advance

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I have the same system, the ports for surround speakers only seem to work with the actual surround speakers I bought mine with. I did try to change them but found a sound issue. Looking to buy a new 5 cd changer as mine was damaged during our recent move. Looking to buy model number DX-Z9400M

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