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No Center Sound

I have a Sapphire center that I hooked up to my STR-DE335 receiver. There is only very slight sound coming from it. When people speak, it sounds really distant. The two Sapphire towers and Velodyne sub work just fine. I've never had problems with this center before. Is the center channel shot?

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It probably isn`t :) it should be a problem with the settings :) i have a str de335 too and i get decent sound.. it depends on what type of source of input u`re using . try this.. hook up a stereo source. go into setup mode.. select wide or normal setting for center, then activate sound field .. c-studio for example.. if the sound is annoying something is wrong with the amp.. :-s btw use the delay settings from 1-6 6 if they are close together :) . When using 5.1 input... turn off soundfield always.. and triple check center settings&levels

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