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Yamaha rx v1800 receiever will only play tuner on zone 2 speakers

Hi. i have the yamaha rx v1800 and on my outdoor speakers i cant get any other impot to work other than the tuner eg im running my ps3 through the hdmi imput bd/hd dvd, it works fin on the main zone but nothing through the 2nd zone, but it works fine with the tuner... in the automatic set up it get a warning w3 but i cant understand how that will effect it
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  • Anonymous Feb 27, 2009

    i'm having the same issue. at one point, i was able to run the music channels from time warner through the 2nd zone and now that doesn't work either. the only thing i can get through zone 2 is the tuner. any suggestions?

  • achop Apr 01, 2009

    I also have the exact same problem. I have my XBOX connected to my reciever and want to stream music to zone 2. I cannot get any sound output to zone 2, except from the Tuner.

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Solution on page 111 of the owner's manual:

"Connect the source component to the analog audio input jacks of this unit to play back the source in Zone 2 or Zone 3.
This unit does not output the audio signals input at the DIGITAL INPUT and HDMI jacks to the ZONE OUT jacks."

Basically you cannot use an HDMI input if you want to play in Zone 2 or 3. A simple solution is to add an extra audio cable from your PS3 audio output jack to an analog audio input jack on the receiver.

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