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Sound only out of 4 speakers

I am having a problem with sound from all speakers. I set up everything correctly but I do not get sound out of the front 2 speakers and the front center channel. I do the auto setup and do not hear sound out of those same 3 speakers. PLEASE HELP, I don't know what to do.

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  • MrMemphis9 Sep 01, 2007

    yeah I tested it with a different speaker - still doesn't work.

    what do you suggest next?

  • bwade Nov 20, 2007

    have a new system...worked fine for 2 weeks, moved the system, now will only work the center and front two speakers. surround speakers and sub do not work. Display always shows 2/0

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If I understand it correctly, you are telling me that even if you used the surround speakers there is still no sound coming out then it might be a faulty receiver and it needs to be taken back. Sorry but I can't, in good faith, tell you to open up your receiver and try and fix it.

Posted on Sep 03, 2007

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Make sure that there are no wires crossing do you have different speakers that you can test with try those for each channel. make sure that speaker set A is selected

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