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Zone 2 Fixed volume...can change volume settings

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If you are using an external amp, "fixed" is what you will see on the Yamaha's display when you want to change the volume. If you are using the power of the Yamaha's Zone 2 outputs, you need to go into the "Menu" then "Manual Settings" then "Options or Zone 2" and set it for "Int" That will solve your problem.

Posted on Jun 23, 2009

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SOURCE: Zone 2 Vol Fix

Try this:

FIX ZONE @ SOUND - STUCK ON "ZONE 2 - FIX" 1. Press "Amp" button (right side of remote - 1/3 way down) 2. Press "Menu" button (center of remote - 1/2 way down) 3. Press "TV VOL" button (green letters) until "Manual Setup" is displayed on receiver 4. Press "Enter" button (green letters) 5. Press "TV VOL" button (green letters) until "3 Option Menu" is displayed on receiver 6. Press "Enter" button (green letters) 7. Press "TV VOL" button (green letters) until "D Multi Zone" is displayed on receiver 8. Navigate from there Hope it helps. It worked for us.

Posted on Aug 04, 2008

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SOURCE: Denon AVR-3805 zone 2 no longer working

time to reset the microprocessor. See page 87 in manual.
1) switch off the unit using the main unit's power operation (small power button)
2) hold the PURE DIRECT button and DIRECT button at same time and turn the main unit's power operation on.
3) wait for entire display to flash in 1 second intervals

now the speakers need to be set up again but zone 2 will be working. i suspect a power surge causes the microprocesser to be corrupted. i put a power surge protector and have not had problems (lately).

Posted on Jan 01, 2009

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Get into the receiver "Main Menu" toggle to "options" or "zone control", right click and you should be able to switch it from "Fixed" to "Variable" If you still have an issue, post a comment and I will help you further. Hope this helps. (chances are it lost power or took a spike, and reset zone 2)

Posted on Aug 21, 2009

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SOURCE: Yamaha RX- V 663 - unable to change volume on Zone 2

Page 111:
PROBLEM: Zone 2 speaker settings are not available in "SET MENU".

CAUSE: "EXTRA SP ASSIGN" is set to a setting other than "ZONE2".

REMEDY: Set "EXTRA SP ASSIGN" to "ZONE2".

See Page 85

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SOURCE: I have a Yamaha RX V665 and I am unable to change the volume

The volume keys should be working by default, but you may have volume punch through turned on (meaning the remote is sending signals for TV or CABLE volume function no matter what mode you are actually on). To unlock volume control for AUX mode, do the following:
1. Press and release AUX
2. Press and hold SETUP until the remote blinks twice
3. Type 993
4. Press and release VOL-
The remote should blink four times to confirm unlock.

Posted on Jun 08, 2010

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I had a similar problem where I could not increase zone 2 volume - Page 100 in the manual notes that 'power amp assign' must be set to "7 Ch + 1 zone" before zone 2 max volume can be changed. Try that.

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When I try to turn up zone 2 the display reads fix. Is there a short or an ohms problem?


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I have a Yamaha RX V665 and I am unable to change the volume


The volume keys should be working by default, but you may have volume punch through turned on (meaning the remote is sending signals for TV or CABLE volume function no matter what mode you are actually on). To unlock volume control for AUX mode, do the following:
1. Press and release AUX
2. Press and hold SETUP until the remote blinks twice
3. Type 993
4. Press and release VOL-
The remote should blink four times to confirm unlock.

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Yamaha RX- V 663 - unable to change volume on Zone 2


Page 111:
PROBLEM: Zone 2 speaker settings are not available in "SET MENU".

CAUSE: "EXTRA SP ASSIGN" is set to a setting other than "ZONE2".

REMEDY: Set "EXTRA SP ASSIGN" to "ZONE2".

See Page 85

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YAMAHA AV receiver RX-V861 I have the message 'Vol-fix' appearing on Zone 2 and no sound. This was working fine until then


Setting the RX-V861 remote control to operate Zone 2:
  1. Using a ballpoint pen or similar object and press the [CODE SET] button RX-V861 remote control. The[TRANSMIT INDICATOR]on the remote should flash twice.
  2. Using the [NUMERICAL KEY PAD] on the remote and key in 9992, the [TRANSMIT INDICATOR] should flash.
Assigning the receivers internal amp for Zone 2:
  1. Set the remote control selector to [AMP]. (Located to the right of the volume buttons on the Remote.).
  2. Press the [SET MENU]button on the remote control.
  3. Arrow down to Manual Setup and press the Enter button on the remote control.
  4. Arrow to the [SOUND MENU] option and press the [ENTER] button on the remote control.
  5. Arrow to Speaker Set and press the [ENTER] button on the remote control.
  6. Arrow to the EXTRA SP ASSIGN and select ZONE2
  7. Press the [RETURN] button on the remote control to exit out and return to the Manual Setup.
NOTES: There is an option for setting the Maximum Volume and Initial Volume in the Zone Set menu.
  • Max Volume: This is an optional feature but isrecommended to prevent the accidental change in volume levels thatcould damage the speakers and receiver.
  • Initial Volume: This is also a great feature that would seamlessly start the volume level for the second or third zone at the desired level.
We do not recommend using any Speaker Selector boxes to enable more than the recommended number of speakers per terminal.
Controlling Zone 2 using the RX-V861 remote control:
  1. If the Main Zone on the receiver is on, press the [POWER BUTTON]down and while holding that button down press the [PHONO]/[**] button on the remote. The [TRANSMIT INDICATOR] will light up.
  2. You will not be able to use the following buttons on the remote: (Pressing any other button will cause the remote to exit Zone 2 mode. [POWER], [STANDBY], [VOLUME], [MUTE] and the [INPUT SELECTOR] buttons [DVD], [CD], etc.)

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There are the instructions as written straight from yamaha. If you need any further assistance please let me know.
Thank you,
Lee

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Operator stupidity


Get into the receiver "Main Menu" toggle to "options" or "zone control", right click and you should be able to switch it from "Fixed" to "Variable" If you still have an issue, post a comment and I will help you further. Hope this helps. (chances are it lost power or took a spike, and reset zone 2)

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Yamaha RXV661 Receiver has Zone 2 Vol Fix error message


i have the same problem. i have a rx-v661. i goto the zone 2 settings and try to change the volume and it says VOL FIX. I cannot hear anything out of zone 2. It takes the current volume that is in zone 2, but i cannot hear anything. it has been working fine for at least a year.

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On zone 2 of my yamaha rx v663 receiver it says fixed when I try to adjust the vlume and won't let me cut it up or down.


Check the setup menu of the receiver on zone 2 settings most likely the error is a fixed volume setting for this zone. If not found, reset factory settings and try to setup everything again. If the problems persists, contact your vendor if still under warranty.

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Zone 2 Vol Fix


Try this:

FIX ZONE @ SOUND - STUCK ON "ZONE 2 - FIX" 1. Press "Amp" button (right side of remote - 1/3 way down) 2. Press "Menu" button (center of remote - 1/2 way down) 3. Press "TV VOL" button (green letters) until "Manual Setup" is displayed on receiver 4. Press "Enter" button (green letters) 5. Press "TV VOL" button (green letters) until "3 Option Menu" is displayed on receiver 6. Press "Enter" button (green letters) 7. Press "TV VOL" button (green letters) until "D Multi Zone" is displayed on receiver 8. Navigate from there Hope it helps. It worked for us.

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