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Bose Lifestyle 12 II , and Samsung LED tv and Blueray. The TV and Blue Ray have only HDMI and the Bose has only component cable connections. The Bose system does not have the optical connection. When I run the speaker test , I have no sound from the rear speakers. When it tests the rear left , it comes from the FRONT LEFT instead. Same happens when it tests the REAR right....FRONT RIGHT. Do I need another audio connection somewhere to get the 5.1 video setup to work from the rear speakers

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It sounds like the speaker wires are mixed up or maybe a setting on the reciever is wrong. Verify your speakers are properly connected. you test speakers using a 9 volt battery or smaller.

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