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No sound from subwoofer on tuner and cd listening

No sound from the subwoofer on tuner and cd listening

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If you have video running thru the receiver to your TV it's alot easier to see the menu. when hooked up to a TV press the Menu/GUI button on the Yamaha remote, when you get the on screen display choose "manual setup" and navigate to "Speaker Settings" arrow up or down to "Subwoofer" options are "LFE" "Sub" or "Both" choose "Both" and "enter/select/or ok" Now, if it still is happening, it means somehoe you have set up a user preference on those two inputs to have no sub. You have to navigate thru the menu to inputs and audio and check your settings. If you need more help, it is in the manual. If you don't have the manual, you can download it at www.yamaha.com/usa click on Home audio products then type in RX-V863 in the search box on the left. You may have to register to use their site files, however, it's free and you won't get spammed by Yamaha nor will they sell your email address. anyway, your problem is in your setup menu. Take your time and don't get frustrated! you've got a killer receiver!! Hope this helps

Posted on May 22, 2009

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