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Sound Control I have a RX-V661 AV Reciever. How do you control the volume in regards to commercials and regular tv? I will be watching a show at one level but when the commercial comes it blasts you out of your chair. Is there something that can be done to prevent this?

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Unfortunately outside of turning down the volume. there isnt anything you can do. the reason that is is because its the networks own volume preferences that cause that. the only way you can fix is it call them and tell em to turn down the damn commercials. lol. sorry

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I cannot make any changes to my Zone 2 -- cannot change the volume or change the setting from what Zone 1 is on. A blinking symbol that looks like a mushroom appears when you are trying to switch between...


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Looks like the the unit is locked to region 1.

The Yamaha receiver you listed is region free, therefore I assume you are talking about a different unit, in that case give model please.

If you have the problem with a Yamaha RX-V661, then simply disconnect power cord for ten minutes. And disconnect from power all devices connected to the receiver.
This should reset the system.

Let me know in case it does not work.

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unplug the reciever for at least 15 minutes. then replug in all of your speakers making sure there is no bare wire showing. if the reciever doesnt ower on replace the fuse inside(make sure unplugged from wall)

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Sounds like the Zone 2 amp was set to external, see below for instructions on setting it back up.
How do I setup Zone 2 on the RX-V661 Using the internal power amp.

Setting the RX-V661 remote control to operate Zone 2
1. Using a ballpoint pen or similar object and press the Code set
button. The Transmit indicator on the remote should flash twice.
2. Using the numerical key pad on the remote and key in 9992, the
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You will now need to assign the receivers internal amp for Zone 2.

1. Set the remote control selector to AMP. Selector is on side of remote.
2. Press the Set Menu Button.
3. Arrow down to Manual Setup.
4. Press the Enter button.
5. Arrow to the Sound Menu option and press Enter.
6. In the Sound Menu arrow to Speaker Set and press Enter.
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8. Press the Return button to exit out and return to the Manual
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Hi jimvandy

Most yamaha codes will work some of your unit functions. try 0176 or 1176. These are for a dvr3 comcast remote. You can get the whole list and manual from here

I am more than happy to answer any other questions you may have about it, just give me a hoy :) If you still have problems, before you give a rating for this advice, please get back to me and we can try some more things.
Thanks for using FixYa, If you consider the advice I have given you as sound, a FixYa rating is a great reward for my efforts to help you. Cheers.

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There are two reasons for this. Firstly, the commercial channels are deliberately boosting the volume during commercial breaks to grab your attention. Secondly, the commercials use compressed audio (narrow dynamic range). This often comes across much louder than program material, which is using a wider dynamic range on which you would have based your volume setting. It is noticeable that the BBC are also sending out wide variations in volume at present - Yes it is VERY annoying. Some sort of ALC (automatic level control) is required but this would need to be switchable. Hope this helps.

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