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Speakers not working

I have a Kenwood VR-407 receiver all speakers are working except my two rear surround speakers. Went through set up and all speakers checked out, but as soon as the set up is over, no sound. Thank you

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Re: Speakers not working

They will only have ambient sound (not same sounds as front speakers). Also for each input (video 1, video 2, dvd, tuner, etc...) you need to choose what surround mode you would like to use via the "Listen Mode" button. There is a little pictogram in the display which indicates which speakers are in use.

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