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Volume output I don't seem to have the amount of volume output with my RX-V1800 receiver with 7 speakers.  I have the volume turned up full and still lack the adequate volume to fill my great room.  I am running it through a cable box and 60" plazma  TV.  What settings to I need to change to fix this problem? Bob Wirtz

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What is the size of your speakers and your room? Also, what are you listening to? it all depends on many factors.

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