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Onkyo receiver audio problem

I have an Onkyo TX-DS575X AV receiver. The unit powers up fine, but I can no longer get any audio to the speakers. Speakers are fine, it seems the unit has some type of ouput issues. Any suggestions? Is it worth taking to get serviced?

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  • Frank B Mar 29, 2008

    Same problem - display works so it is getting power but cannot get any sound. Took the cover off and lightly tapped on circuit boards and wires to see if there is something loose but could not find anything.

  • mainstayinc Apr 02, 2008

    Same problem - not getting any sound out of speakers. Everything else seems to be working fine. I purchased my DS575 online new. Worked great for two or three years. No sound ever since. I have not taken any steps to try and resolve the issue other than checking the settings on the receiver.

  • sadhelp Apr 16, 2008

    Same problem. Bought it new worked fine then stopped working after about 4 yrs. Would not buy another onkyo product. Have pushed every button on the unit.

  • Anonymous May 06, 2008

    Same problem, for a while I could leave the unit on for a little while then switch it back and forth from V1 to V2 and get sound back but now its not working at all.

  • NetStalker Jun 29, 2008

    Yep, same problem here, woke up one morning and everything looks fine, just no sound coming from speakers. Im afraid this may be the last for my Onkyo.... :(

  • Anonymous Jul 07, 2008

    Have the same problem here.

  • Anonymous Jul 08, 2008

    no sound

  • Digs01 Aug 01, 2008

    I have experienced the same issues for years. Had it fixed once and that lasted less than a year. VERY FRUSTRATING!

  • Liberalguy Nov 26, 2008

    Wow, same problem here!  I have the ts605, worked fine for a year.  Sound suddenly started going out in July.  Usually turning it off then back on, and it would work again.  But then the sound went out more frequently until it stopped working at all at the end of August.  Like others describe, the unit display works, and video continues to go through it just fine to tv, but just no AUDIO from ANY source, no matter what types of connection.

    Called Onkyo, under arranty, and I spent $120 shipping it to Onkyo's service center in Denver.  After 8 weeks, they sent it back saying they "could not duplicate failure."  Got it back plugged it in, and it worked for 3 weeks, then same thing, no audio.

    Last night, I swapped out the only cheap speaker cable I use (the center speaker), re-checked all connections, and plugged it in.  Worked for 25 minutes, then audio went out :(

  • Anonymous Dec 28, 2008

    My problem is that I the only way I can get any sound is if I have the volume turned to max, even then, I only get some sound. In addition, it seems like I only get sound out of the left speaker. Nowhere else.

  • Anonymous Dec 30, 2008

    I had a similar problem, whereupon the surround sound would stop working, or would work erratically. Solutions #2 and #4 worked like an Irish charm. Thanks for your help!

  • eebut Feb 14, 2009

    Have had a ds575 5.1 for a long time. Just recently no audio but pushing buttons seems to eventualy start the audio. Cycleing thru dsp options with dsp button seems to work the best. Am curious if any others have gone the circuit board route suggested in a couple of responses and what kind of luck they had.

  • grizAdams Mar 22, 2009

    I had the same issue, solution 3 fixed my problem. Great suggestion.

  • Anonymous Mar 29, 2014

    Unit does not Power on TX-SR508


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Called Onkyo and here is the solution they gave me.

1. Turn on unit.

2. Press and hold VIDEO 1 button.

3. While pressing VIDEO 1 button, press Speaker A.

4. You should see "CLEAR" on the display for a second and the unit will go on stand-by mode.

5. Turn on the unit again and check if sound is back.

Hope this helps.

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I have Found two problem which cause NO AUDIO 27-07-08

  1. 1.Failed connection between top &bottom of circuit board NCDG-6575 (Dolby --DTS) processing board.
Near & under IC Q710

2.Failed componet IC Q710 part # LC372100PT
IF you disconnet CKT board NCDG-6575
you will get audio on speaker B left & right CH only

SOLUTION have CKT board NCDG-6575 Repaired or REPLACED

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With many thanks to Jaiki I found that unseating and reconncting ckt board NCDG-6575 did the trick.

The ckt board is the smaller board right behind the front display. There is a white ribbon cable on the top of the board that you can simply pull out. Leave the rest of the connectors attached.

Posted on Dec 29, 2008

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Jaiki., unseating the ribbon connector to PCB, NCDG-6575 seems to have enabled the dolby sound! I'am still suspicious that maybe leaving the cover open for 5-10 minutes may also have had an affect on the circuit (IC chip you mentioned) . Although the enclosure where the receiver sits is reasonably vented, perhaps heat is the interrmittant factor. I'll watch that carefully and look at better cooling or replacement of the chipif that's it. Thanks again for your insite and to the great web site... brd

Posted on Dec 26, 2009

  • WFairburn Oct 04, 2010

    This worked for me, was out of comnission for 3-4 years!


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Hold Video 1 and Speaker A until CLEAR displays and shuts down the receiver to standby mode. Turn on using the remote and use the remote to choose modes, etc. Obviously a temporary fix but it works!

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