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IR Repeater for VR-407

I have a VR-407 installed inside the cabinet. I bought an IR repeater and it doesn't work only with my VR-407. Any Idea what repeater I should get?

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SOURCE: IR receiver on unit not working?

Sounds to me like the issue is the rx in the unit. It can be fixed with very little work if you can locate the part. Let me take a look and see if I can locate the part number for you. Although I have to say that Kenwwod can keep a tight lip on their parts lists.

Posted on Nov 22, 2007

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SOURCE: IR Reliability--Intermittent

The Kenwood VR-510 does indeed respond to IR remotes. I now use a Logitech Harmony H659 which is IR only.
Your issue is a problem with the VR-510, actualy the whole series had a problem with cold solder joints on an assembly behind the front panel. Fix that and fix the problem. It frustrated me for 5 yrs.
Go here for the fix:
This site has the fix well documented: http://resnet.uoregon.edu/~gurney_j/kenwoodrepair/.
All is working great now!

Posted on Jan 13, 2009

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SOURCE: prologic on Kenwood VR-407 not working

plug front speakers into the a side

Posted on Jun 25, 2009

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SOURCE: I have a Kenwood VR-407. TV and Blue-ray are

Check the manual for "Volume offset" at the input mode. I'll pull the pdf on the unit, If I find it, I will send the instructions. Hope this helps

Posted on Dec 23, 2009

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SOURCE: Sub woofer output port does not seem to work on my

Is the 407 set up to drive the unknown sub. It's not just plug n play.

The manual will guide you, around page 15. Also refer to your subwoofer manual. Try retrevo.com for that one.

http://www.retrevo.com/support/Kenwood-VR-407-Receivers-manual/id/480ag200/t/2/




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I have no sound coming out of my sub woofer on my kenwood VR-407 everything else works great anyone have any ideas or solutions


yes it very much has everything to with it. your sub out is at a pre-amp lvl, so you can route that signal to another amp, then to your passive sub, or get a powered sub

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I have a VR-407 reciever and I am unable to get my CD/DVD rear outputs to work. I am hooking up a DP-3020 and I can get it to work in the Audio L/R jacks in the front. Is there something that I need to do...


A Kenwood VR-407 is a receiver and has an INPUT pair for CD/DVD, not outputs. Plug ANY functioning audio source (except a turntable) into it and select it on the front panel.

If your DP doesn't work on either I'd suspect something is wrong with IT.




May 24, 2011 | Kenwood VR-407 Receiver

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I am connecting an amplifier to my VR-407 to accomodate more speakers I have installed throughout my home. Where do I connect the amplifier?


Connect the amplifier input to the VR-407 using the receiver's REC OUT jacks for the MD/TAPE input on the back panel. This is a fixed line-level output for recording, and will work fine for driving the additional amp.

Jan 17, 2011 | Kenwood VR-407 Receiver

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Sub woofer output port does not seem to work on my kenwood VR 407, checked sub woofer on another system - works fine, any easy solutions?


Is the 407 set up to drive the unknown sub. It's not just plug n play.

The manual will guide you, around page 15. Also refer to your subwoofer manual. Try retrevo.com for that one.

http://www.retrevo.com/support/Kenwood-VR-407-Receivers-manual/id/480ag200/t/2/




Dec 29, 2010 | Kenwood VR-407 Receiver

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Cooling fan comes a lot on 407


If you have equipment stacked, that is normal, or if it's in a cabinet. If it's "stand alone" in an open area, get a can of compressed air and blow out the inside. PC boards are like dust magnets and it could be heating up due to a "dust blanket" Hope this helps

Oct 03, 2009 | Kenwood VR-407 Receiver

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Prologic on Kenwood VR-407 not working


plug front speakers into the a side

May 31, 2009 | Kenwood VR-407 Receiver

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IR receiver on unit not working?


Sounds to me like the issue is the rx in the unit. It can be fixed with very little work if you can locate the part. Let me take a look and see if I can locate the part number for you. Although I have to say that Kenwwod can keep a tight lip on their parts lists.

Nov 22, 2007 | Kenwood VR-309

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IR Reliability--Intermittent


The Kenwood VR-510 does indeed respond to IR remotes. I now use a Logitech Harmony H659 which is IR only.
Your issue is a problem with the VR-510, actualy the whole series had a problem with cold solder joints on an assembly behind the front panel. Fix that and fix the problem. It frustrated me for 5 yrs.
Go here for the fix:
This site has the fix well documented: http://resnet.uoregon.edu/~gurney_j/kenwoodrepair/.
All is working great now!

Jun 08, 2007 | Kenwood VR-510 Receiver

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