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Yamaha HTR 5740 no surround sound with DVD

My receiver will not play surround sound on the DVD. I ran a test and all of the speakers are functioning. Went through the manual again and again. I get sound from all of the speaker but can not get the surround to work. It is as if the signal coming from the DVD player is stereo only but they are surround cabable DVDs that I am playing. It did work fine but I just recently set it up in my new home and the surround function went away somehow. Any ideas.

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I found that I needed to use fiber optic or digital Coaxel (sp?) to get it to work. The RCA didn't work for the sorround. Since I didn't have fiber optic on the DVD player I had to re-assign the coaxel plug to DVD. Do you know how to do that? Like you, by the way, it worked in my old home but couldn't get it to work in the new home.

Once I was able to plug in the digital coaxel cable in from the DVD player, it worked fine. If you have a fiber optic plug on the DVD player already you don't need to mess around we "re-assigning".

Posted on Dec 03, 2007

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I have the htr 5230 and i had the same prob ... are you using fiber optic ??? try the effects like pro logic. or 5.1

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