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How to get an EQ to work on a JVC RX-618V

I have a JVC RX-618V that is working but I can't get the EQ to come through the receiver. Turning it on and off has no effect. I've hooked it up properly. On most receivers you can turn it on through the receiver (I. E. VCR2/ EQ) or some other method. Short of hooking up devices directly through the EQ itself; is there some way to make the equalized sound go through the receiver? There has to be a way to do this.


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possible short across speaker wires somewhere or even inside speaker

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