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Volume control hello I have yamaha rx-v657. I would like to know how can restict power of the sound between two different sources of the sound. Source 1 is very low so volume is fix at -5, second source of sound is very powerfull and when I switch from 1 to 2, it is able wake anybody. best regards Grzegorz Malik malik@kki.pl

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Do you have the volume at -5dB when listening to source 1? That would in most cases be far beyond the receivers capabilities when listening on an average loud recording from a standard source. I would guess that your source has a way to low signal.

However, i assume the answer to the question is this:
There is a way to trim the levels of each source (Input). It can be adjusted -6dB to +6dB.
Select the input you want to adjust. Hit Set Menu on the remote. Then Manual Setup -> Input Menu - > Volume Trim. Adjust up or down. In your case adjust your source 1 to + 6dB and all other inputs to -6dB.

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