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I cannot get any sound from my secondary speakers, only my main speakers. tabwyn

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  • tabwyn Jul 19, 2009

    I am using a Kenwood VR-60RS. The main speaker, the subwoofer works. The surround left and right, center left and right and back surround do not have sound. They worked earlier. Then I worked with a technicial who told me to go into the setup menu to try and control the volume on my inside and outside speakers separately. That was my original problem. When I turned the volume up loud enough to be heard outside it was too loud inside. When I tried to manually reconfigure, somehow I lost all of the sound to my other speakers including the outside speakers.



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Hi,

the first thing to do now is to get a notepad and note down how you wire the speakers'

unplugged the unit from the wall outlet and relax.

if you have done, doing it, have all the speakers remove

power it up once again

if the unit wont power up then disconnect all that is connected to the inputs and note it also.


power it up again , if the unit still wont turn on, you have a bad amplifier.

if the unit is powering up, try to connect one to the input only this time lower the volume a little bit

start reconnecting one by one the speaker, or better one first and use it as a tester for each of your amplifier

you need to test it manually which terminal is not working and note it

you will know what speakers might have been busted or the amplifier is busted

if all the speakers are all good, congrats,

the trouble is in your amplifier

in your amplifier check first the settings, if everything OK then time to open up your unit.

if it is still in warranty don't, give a ring on the dealer or visit the manufacturer web site

if you want to further diagnose your unit you will be needing to get the part number of the electronic parts mounted on the biggest aluminum heatsink that you can see,

later a multimeter will do the voltage checking, have someone to do it , it can be done with a help.

you can Google for the electronic part which i have mentioned to know something about it.


hope i have helped you, thanks for using Fixya!

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Hello tabwyn,

I'm sorry to hear about the trouble you were having earlier. Id be more than happy to assist you in fixing your problem. I do however need some more information.

1. What type of Amp are you using...make and model
2. When you say secondary speakers do you mean your subs ?

Post back with that information please and I will begin providing you with a solution immediately.
Thank you for choosing Fixya!

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