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Zone 2 on Onkyo TX SR805 inoperable

Have selected active in set up menu; don't have back surround speakers hooked up; using analog analog input; have selected source for zone 2. Zone 2 indicator light illuminates on receiver, but no sound from speakers. Speakers/speaker wire have been troubleshot and are good.
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HI pull down the flap on your amp and you will see buttons for zone 2 settings,press zone2 then level up this should work.

hope this helps .
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First this solution will be fraught with potential problems:
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3. Insertion of the EQ is analogous with inserting an effects device in an audio loop which in the case of analog surround will cause de-correlation or the companding sidechain making for non-compliance/performance issues.

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Now once this is done, you will be able to Map Zone 2 input to any of the inputs other than the one you are using for the output of the EQ. Let's say you have mapped Zone 1 to your gaming station. This will patch the audio from your gaming station into the EQ and back into your previously connected analog input. At this point, you can leave Zone 2 and select your analog input which is your EQ output, which is your Gaming station. If you don't have any output, you may need to go back into the Zone 2 setup and adjust the volume level.

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

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Register and download the manual for free at retrevo.com

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

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Here a manual for the TX DS989.


Here the backpanel:

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