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Speaker crackle Denon 688. red/white audio cable from the direct tv box to the Denon. HDMI from the direct tv box to the Denon. HDMI cable for the out to monitor on the Denon to the TV. Speaker wires are connected properly, but I get no sound through any of the sources Dolby pro logic II etc. lot's of speaker crackle. what gives??

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  • Anonymous May 04, 2009

    Denon 688. Cooxial cable connect from Sony DVD to the Denon Coaxial 1. Yellow cable from Sony DVD connected to my TV for Video.
    Speaker wires are connected properly, but I get no sound through any of
    the sources Dolby pro logic II etc. lot's of speaker crackle. what
    gives??

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HDMI is a High Definition Multimedia Interface and has the capability to transmit both AUDIO and VIDEO all in one cable. Your setup right now is transmitting 2 audio frequecys (L/R stereo RCA and HDMI) into the Denon inputs. Not necessary! I would recommend eliminating the red/white audio cable from the direct tv box to the Denon.

After doing such, your receiver should be able to process audio/video signals appropriately. REMEMBER to unplug all POWER CORDS before reconnecting any speaker/audio/video cable, as it may cause a small electrical surge and fry a micro component in your system!

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    Paul spoli Sep 12, 2014

    Well I have the AVR-588 and same idea here but the HDMI alnoe does not produce sound and from the computer I turned it off so that I am using the speaker jack from the laptop alone. still crackle sound from only the left source speaker. It is not wires etc or cpeaker that is making that noise. any help would be appreciated.

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