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Center Channel Audio

When playing a DVD movir with multiple channel audio input from DVD/CD player to AV, I do not get dialogue from center channel speakers. Center chanel audio sound from speakers does occur when a music CD is played from the same DVD/CD Player.

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  • Anonymous Mar 13, 2014

    I have tried to see if the speakers were an issue, but the CD plays audio, and the DVD plays audio, but we aren't getting audio with the TV or radio.

  • Anonymous Mar 17, 2014

    no audio output when playing dvd or cd

  • Anonymous Mar 18, 2014

    wooden music center /wrecordable CD player

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Pleae try using the usual analog (stereo connecion) then set to Theater of Dolby surrond and see if you get a center dialogue. If you are using a dsicrete conection from your DVD player to amplifier then you must be having an audio setting with your DVD to get the center audio to work. otherwise if you are already using steroa conections only from your DVD player then you just check your DSP settings set to movie... like theater, cinema dolby prologic...etc. that is where you will only get the center sound to work.

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There are probably several sound settings on the receiver :
Dolby surround , stereo, theater, SACD etc.
Try another setting other than the one you have

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