I have a Sony STR-DA5000ES reciever that when turned to Coax Digital output, will not put out sound. The digital screen will say Stream Info (unlock). I go to the Stream menu under main menu, enter it, and it tells me that a certain specification is unlocked, and it will not deviate from this setting, it has always said that. I do not understand why the reciever locks up like this when nothing I have done changes. It works on analog setting still, but not digital. I have tried different cables, checked the plug-ins, and tried different DVD players and nothing changes it. I have reset the reciever, unplugged everything and then reattched it all, and no change. Very frusturatng, please help!
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on the sony site it says the hdmi into the reciever is for the video, relayed by another hdmi to the tv, the audio will still be the coax I personally would use the hdmi from dvd directly to the tv, and the coax from dvd directly to the reciever and call it a day
If you put the speakers in parallel, the amp may well blow (4 ohm speakers in parallel would kill it at high volumes), and it may take the speakers with it.
I wouldn't try to extract more than the rated power from the amp. At it's rated output, it's seriously distorting, to a point where it becomes unlistenable. So, trying to ramp up the power further would only make it sound worse.
Putting the speakers in series is a safer route for your amp.
error code 11 (protector) - According to the manual, 11/PROTECTOR means, "Irregular current is output from the speakers. Turn of the receiver, check the speaker connection and turn on the power again."Most likely, a strand of speaker wire is shorted to the chassis at one of the speaker terminals.
Hope this helps !
is the center speaker turned up in the reciever speaker settings? each speaker can be adjusted to a level that is higher or lower or all the same as the rest. also is the dolby digital turned on in the reciever settings? and changing the surround sound pre set sounds can also improve the type of audio you are listening to in 6.1 surround sound
The HDMI inputs are pass through inputs only. The reciever cannot recieve any sound signals through the HDMI's. The reciever acts as a selector switch for the HDMI inputs only. Whatever input you have selected on the reciever is the one that is being sent through the output to your TV. The "unlock" display shows when there is no sound signal sent to the reciever. There is no code to unlock. This is the reciever's way of telling you that there is no sound being sent to it from that input. Since there is no sound being processed from the HDMI's, you need to hook up an additional audio cable from the device to the reciever (preferrably an optical cable). When the reciever recieves an audio signal, it will then "unlock". I know it is confusing. I had to look into this problem myself, so I'm happy to help. Higher end recievers will actually recieve and process sound signals from the HDMI's. When I bought this one I thought it was going to do the same. That's what I got for trying to save a couple bucks on the cheeper model! Although it is still a good reciever.
its for digital decoding of the sound source. You need to connect a digital cable (ie optical) from the DVD player to the optical input in the receiver. The receiver should then decode the source into multichannel components ie 5 channels for example
the reciever you have is a dolby prolodgic system. the rear channel is monoral, that is that both rear speackers have the same infomation to it (and not much of it). the new suround sound systems are dolby digital/DTS suround sound. there is a major differance to the sound and the information presented. all channels are discreat and information provided by you digital outputs of your equipment provide the channel info (tv via optical digital out, DVD also optial or coaxal digital out, cable box also optical.)