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No dialog sound when watching DVD's

Our system is working just fine, except for when we rent DVD's or play someone elses burnt DVD..... the previews are fine, the back ground sounds and music are fine but when the actors start their dialog.....
there is no sounds what so ever...but you can still hear the back ground sounds....???
Why is it that the dialog is not working and all other sounds are? What do I do to fix this?

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Re: no dialog sound when watching DVD's

The problem is that your center channel is not functioning correctly.  Dialogue is typically routed to the center channel only in 5.1, so if you don't have a working center channel all you will get is sound FX and background sound.
Go through all your settings, verify that they are correct.  Verify that your center channel is working properly, and wired to the correct output.
Test the center channel speaker and I feel confident you will find something amiss.

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Re: no dialog sound when watching DVD's

The dialogue is probably set to come out of a center speaker. If this is the case your receiver needs to be set to 2 speakers. Your owner's manual should have some instructions on this in the set up section.

Posted on Jun 23, 2009

Re: no dialog sound when watching DVD's

You have your speakers hooked up to the surround, try hooking them to the stereo left and right

Posted on Jan 06, 2008

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