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Volume varies between radio and other outputs

Why do i have to increase volume when using video 1-2-3. must increase alot from the radio mode

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Well, the radio is ONboard, so there are no connections or settings in the way. I'd look at the sources on your vid 1-2-3's and see what's up with them first. Are they outputting audio at the standard levels?

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videooutput003.jpg 6.
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videooutput004.jpg 7.
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videooutput005.jpg 8.
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videooutput002.jpg 9.
Save your settings.
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9. Save your settings.
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