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KS-505HT My system for surround sound is set up for audio thru kenwood tuner and speakers, tv speakers are not in use. Using my tv remote I can turn on tv and cable box but for sound I have to use the kenwood remote (I can also use kenwood remote to change channels and turn on tv). During a broadcast I mistakely pushed a button on the tuner remote and lost the sound. If I change the system to radio receiver I am able to get sound, if I change to tv mode I get no sound. I have a copy of the Kenwood speaker system instruction manual which covers only the installation method. You can contact me by email or phone by calling area code 702-558-0994. If there is a customer service department I can call direct please advise the phone number and contact person's name. Your assistance in this matter will be greatly appreciated.

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be more specific!...how is the tv hooked up? hdmi, component, straight to the tv, or into the amp then tv?....what audio out? optical, digital? also what are you trying to view? local programming? cable/sat? dvd? your best bet is to ignore video on the amp and go straight to tv. can't help u more until i have more specifics.

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SOURCE: Kenwood VR-305 receiver surround speakers will not work

make sure that all input cables are in the correct positon also make sure that any inputs you are using don't have a macrovision in them that will also kill your sound due to copyright laws and stuff but main thing check all wires coming in to receiver and if you need more inputs go to walmart and get a rca splitter basicaly its a 1 in two out connection to add more cables in the input

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SOURCE: Onkyo TX-SR606 getting no sound from HDMI sources

Not sure if this is your fix, but I had what I thought was the same problem. I played with my Onkyo quite a bit ensuring the correct assignments for HDMI, audio and all that stuff. Turns out I neglected to make sure the output devices were properly assigned. Many devices aren't default to output sound over HDMI. I changed the audio out settings on the cable box to HDMI and suddenly the Onkyo worked great. I know, I'm an idiot for not checking that in the first place, but maybe someone out there is having the same trouble as well.

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SOURCE: Kenwood vr-405 receiver

I have the 405 as well. My TV has an optical out and I run that straight to the 405 optical input. I set the input selector to DVD/CD (not DVD)and presto! TV audio out my speakers. It all comes down to the audio connections on your TV.

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SOURCE: Yamaha HTR-6230 receiver set up w/HDMI no sound

I also had this problem. you need to call Yamaha Tech Support (in your country) and explain to the consultant that you need to set up your receiver to decode the Audio from the HDMI input (so it will play the sound from the HDMI cable). Yamaha Australia said that this function is not described in the book and also said its a stupid mistake on Yamaha's Manual. So just give them a call and they will fix it for you. It WORKED for me :D

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