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Very low volume coming out of zone 2. Is there a separate volume control in rx-v 1800?

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  • wjenn May 31, 2010

    Zone 2 on my Yamaha rxv 1800 is outside. it is getting very little volume. I have wall volume control for outside speakers and have it turned all the way up but only insignificant volume coming out

  • wjenn May 31, 2010

    Good response. Thanks. Problem fixed with separate zone 2&3 remote.

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Hi. Please refer to page 111 - Zone 2 & 3 configuration, page 113 to 115 - Adjusting Volume Level of Zone 2 & 3.

http://www.4electronicwarehouse.com/content/yamaha/rx-v1800man.pdf

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With the way surround sound is done it will be low. To be 100% sure swap speakers to be sure there is nothing blown out.
Usually the speakers are set to give a full room surround sound set up and one speaker or zone is set to be softer than the rest.
Also try different movies or other audio. There are also test audio you can download to set the speakers. If your unit allows for separate volume it will be in the owners manual.
I do hope this gets you to where you get satisfied with your sound system. Mine does the same thing but on some movies it will swap and where was soft goes loud.
Thanks

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