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Cannot figure all of the setup instructions

I have 5 speakers and 1 woofer. I have the Yamaha RX-V661 Receiver and I am having a problem setting it up. Right now I have both front speakers and woofer working but no center and no back speakers.

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  • kique May 02, 2008

    When I run the auto setup I get a message that says "E5- sur sp" then the auto setup ends. I have the option of retry or exit. The rear surround speakers are not working. Help

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Is your problem setting up? connecting the speakers and sources or you have made the speaker connections but to make it sound is your problem... pleased let me know.

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I cannot make any changes to my Zone 2 -- cannot change the volume or change the setting from what Zone 1 is on. A blinking symbol that looks like a mushroom appears when you are trying to switch between...


Hi.

Looks like the the unit is locked to region 1.

The Yamaha receiver you listed is region free, therefore I assume you are talking about a different unit, in that case give model please.

If you have the problem with a Yamaha RX-V661, then simply disconnect power cord for ten minutes. And disconnect from power all devices connected to the receiver.
This should reset the system.

Let me know in case it does not work.

Regards.

Nov 17, 2009 | Yamaha RX-V661 Receiver

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No volume in Zone 2


Get the original Yamaha remote, go to Set menu, manual setup, speaker setup, and look for "extra speaker." it needs to be set to "zone 2." This is off the top of my head, so it should be pretty accurate. Get used to doing this, though, as this amplifier assignment to zone 2 is prone to resetting itself in those Yamahas.

Sep 05, 2009 | Yamaha RX-V661 Receiver

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Zone 2 volume control


Sounds like the Zone 2 amp was set to external, see below for instructions on setting it back up.
How do I setup Zone 2 on the RX-V661 Using the internal power amp.

Setting the RX-V661 remote control to operate Zone 2
1. Using a ballpoint pen or similar object and press the Code set
button. The Transmit indicator on the remote should flash twice.
2. Using the numerical key pad on the remote and key in 9992, the
Transmit indicator should flash.

You will now need to assign the receivers internal amp for Zone 2.

1. Set the remote control selector to AMP. Selector is on side of remote.
2. Press the Set Menu Button.
3. Arrow down to Manual Setup.
4. Press the Enter button.
5. Arrow to the Sound Menu option and press Enter.
6. In the Sound Menu arrow to Speaker Set and press Enter.
7. Arrow to the EXTRA SP ASSIGN and select ZONE2. This may require using LEFT or RIGHT arrow.
8. Press the Return button to exit out and return to the Manual
Setup.

Apr 05, 2009 | Yamaha RX-V661 Receiver

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No auto setup display on TV


For the setup functions you have to use either the monitor out (a yellow jack on the top-right corner of the back) or you have to use component video out. HDMI will NOT work for setting up the system. This is one complaint to Yamaha from all of us.

Feb 14, 2009 | Yamaha RX-V661 Receiver

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Not sure woofer output is working or not


on a subwoofer, you normaly dont get sound you just get the bass from the music or movie,

Oct 22, 2008 | Yamaha RX-V661 Receiver

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Subwoofer won't work after Auto Setup


hi can you try this it might work, take off all the connections to your receiver and the reset your receiver to the original factory settings then turn it off and disconnect it from the socket. connect all the the speakers and turn on and start auto set up. hope it works

Sep 12, 2008 | Yamaha RX-V661 Receiver

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Fuzzy sounds quality from receiver


your surrounds are probably set too high and the the center set too low

Mar 06, 2008 | Yamaha RX-V661 Receiver

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Yamaha RX-V661 polarity problem


There is no "fix" the mic is picking up a lack of bass based on room acoustics and is trying to help. There is nothing wrong. If you are using bi-pole or dipole speakers it will always show out of phase.

Feb 27, 2008 | Yamaha RX-V661 Receiver

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No display info on receiver


Try plugging a video monitor AKA your TV into that monitor output connector on the rear of the yamaha.
Select video in on the TV and see if anything shows up from the yamaha

Sounds though like the receiver has serious issues. If you can get your moeny back , do so

Feb 24, 2008 | Yamaha RX-V661 Receiver

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Rx-v461


but does it sound normal in all other sources?

Feb 18, 2008 | Yamaha RX-V661 Receiver

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