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I have a vr-405 5.1 channels reciever, I have it hooked to nanlog out on tv per tv manual,tv speaker r off,there is a dvd/vcr hooked into video 1 and it works on tv speaker, where do i hook into the reciever so sound will come out and what setting on front do i use, please help, thanks

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Try to be a little more clear on what you are trying to do.do you have it connected to hdtv and cable box if so run hdmi cable from cable box to tv and then run optical cable from reciever to cable box you then must turn reciever to cd/dvd to listen to it leave reciever in auto mode go into cable box menu under audio and select dolby digital

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