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Volume Control I recently pickeded up the Onkyo 605. The sound is great, but I am running into volume control problems when I watch a movie, I am constantly having to turn the volume up and down. When a scene is just dialogue, I need to turn up the volume so I can hear it pretty well. Usually I am at around 60. But anytime a big action scene comes up, 60 seems to be too loud, so then I have to turn the volume down again. Gets kind of annoying having to adjust the volume every 5 minutes. Does anyone know what you need to do to compensate for this issue?

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How do you have it hooked up to speakers (are you using a center channel)? What listening mode are you in (dolby digital, stereo, pro-logic...)? It sounds as though you're not getting center channel info....

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