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Bad sound i have to turn it up all the way to hear it?

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It would be much easier to help you if I knew what type of receiver you have.

You can try this for any type of receiver:

Check to see if the "tape 2" or "tape monitor" or just "monitor" switch has been activated. It should show a small icon or the words in the display somewhere. Even it it does not show in the display, try pressing the "tape 2" or "tape monitor" or "monitor" switch. Make sure the volume is not turned up all the way when you do this, it could cause damage to the speakers or receiver it the speakers come on full blast.

let me know if this helps, if not tell me what the make and model number is of the receiver.


Posted on Jun 21, 2008

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