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Yamaha RX-V800 Zone 2 Operation

Has any had any success getting this receiver's Zone 2 feature to work? The manual provides no direction, but says it's available. I have it connected properly, but can't find anything in the menus to turn it on.

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    how to operate zone two amplifier

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Is there a way to work both zones simultaneously?

Posted on Jul 23, 2008

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There is no zone B only speaker A/B. I have speakers assigned to A and B and also want to use Zone2 for a separate set of speakers but no luck either.

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Yes it works great. hook them up to zone B. then below the power button is a A/B button. select button B and then zone B will work.


heres the manual if it helps

Posted on Jun 14, 2008

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Message states the power to zone 2 is not activated when trying to listen to zone 2 speakers. Nothing in my manual about this message. How do I activate power to zone 2 on a tx-sr601


Page 77:

"Not available in Zone 2 mode" Setting not allowed because the Zone 2 mode is turned on.

"Zone 2 is not On" Will not work because the Zone 2 has not been turned on.

TURN ZONE 2 ON.

Register and download the manual for free at retrevo.com

http://www.retrevo.com/support/Onkyo-TX-SR601-Receivers-manual/id/365ag212/t/2/

Page 55 shows the prerequisite settings for using the surround back terminals for Zone 2.

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I had the unit set to a second zone that ran into a splitter for four different areas of my house. The second zone is not working, how do I test to see if it is the denon unit or the splitter ?


Plug something other than Zone 2 into the splitter, say, any tape out on the Denon. Keep it simple. Play FM.

When and if THAT works go back to the manual and analyze why Zone 2 isn't working. Observe the Zone 2 Output indicator. (Page 5)

You must have a TV or other speaker-capable device that you can run Zone 2 OUT to. Try that to prove your setup works.

Register and download the manual for free at retrevo.com

http://www.retrevo.com/support/Denon-AVR-789-Receivers-manual/id/23110dj895/t/2/

Page 17, 30, 31, 57,65- 68 (you get the idea).

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Make sure you have an analog RCA audio cable from the source to the receiver. Digital coaxial or optical will not work for zone 2 or zone 3. By adding an analog cable it will not affect your main zone, it will always go to digital first. Hope this helps

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I have a yamaha receiver. Zone 2 is not playing any sound. When I go to adjust the volume it says "zone 2 volume fix". I saw these directions below on your website to help solve this problem. However,...


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1) switch off the unit using the main unit's power operation (small power button)
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3) wait for entire display to flash in 1 second intervals

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check this to make sure zone 2 is showing in the menu,
on remote
menu,basic setup, speaker set,extra should show zone 2 it might show zone b...presence...or none needs set on zone 2 hit the left a-e/cat button it is weird the right doesnt circle all around? i had to call crutchfield tech for that one(GREAT COMPANY!)so that is for the setting to make sure zone 2 is set up now some to adjust the volume.
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Suggestion by clarkent22

I called and spoke with Yamaha support staff (Chuck) who was very helpful. I was able to get my issue resolved hopefully this works for you too.

Couple of solutions:
1) Go into the Menu setting (Manual SetUp/Speaker Set) and make sure that you do not have Presence Speakers or Suround Back Speakers
2) Also in the Menu settings (Manual SetUp/Options/Multi Zone Settings) make sure that your Zone 2 Amplifier is set to "Int" (assuming you are not using external amp
3) Zone 2 can only accept an analog signal (not digital)... so there are two steps to this one. First, make sure that you either run only analog, or if you run digital and analog then you need to select "Analog Input" on the front of the unit. If yours was working earlier, my guess is that your input settings got switched to digital (or auto) You need to have analog set up for each specific external source (DVD, Cable/DTS, etc)....
4) This model receiver will only let you control Zone 2 with the remote control. You can power it on the receiver unit. But to select your source you have to press the Amp button, then the ** button. Then you control Zone 2 and you can toggle sources and adjust volume. (Check your owners manual for programing remote for zone 2.. think I pressed the "code" button and then 2999.)

Hope this helps... it worked for me If not call Yamaha they were very helpful.

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