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Sony Receiver has little sound on radio stations

I have a Sony Receiver STR-DE 875. Sound works great with DVDs and TV/DVR, but have to crank the volume up to at least 30 to barely hear radio channels.

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Re: Sony Receiver has little sound on radio stations

Have you adjusted your sound settings while in listening to the radio mode?

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