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Center channel is too quiet for dialogue from PS3 movies

The receiver is hooked up to a PS3 through an optical cable on the Aux input. When playing movies through the ps3, the actor's talking gets drowned out by any surround sound noise. Even when there is no other sounds, hearing the dialogue is very difficult. I moved the center channel decibel level from 0.0 dB to +12 dB and it may have made a little difference. The surround sound mode is currently 5.1 Surround. Please let me know if you need any other information. Thank you.

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Turn the other speaker decibal levels down then increse main volume until you are satisfied.

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