Hi, my onkyo receiver does not give sound to any of the speakers. I have display and selection ability on the panel, but none of the speakers are giving any sound under a variety of input setups. Help? I heard that a "choke coil" might be the problem, but the man at the electronics repair shop laughed at the idea. I don't particularly trust repairmen but I have no idea what to do next. I did look at the fuses near the fire supply. Two had clean straight wires connecting all the way through and two had a straight wire with a bead in the middle - not sure if this is good, bad or indifferent.
I had the same problem too. All functions seemed operational but I could not get any sound out of my unit. I took my HT-R520 (4yr Old) to the Onkyo Service center in Denver Colorado (DTS). I paid out $50.00 to have them diagnois the problem. I was hoping that they would listen to me and the info I found via fixya user jaf323 and fix the problem for $50.00. Not....they ignored me. They told me it was my power supply and it would be $250.00 to fix the problem. Sooo, I decided investigate the problem myself. After finding an Okyo schematic free online for the 600 model which is similiar to the HT-R520, I was able to find the L7002 coil. I took my DVM to all of the coils I could get to labled 2R2 on the large horizontal PWA on the right side of the unit as you look at the front panel and sure enough, the L7002 coil was "open". All of the other coils (approx 4) showed a resistance of about 0.3MOhm. I pulled off the bad coil and swapped it out with same coil marked 2R2 from the headphone PWA using a tweezer soldering iron. I am a novice when it comes to electronics. This was a simple fix. BTW the little coils are about 1/8" x1/8" - little guys.
Thanks TroubleSHTR, your solution worked great. I did swap the L7503 (2R2 choke coil) from the headphone board with the L7002 (2R2 choke coil) that was failed. Took all of 30 minutes. I was confused initially because there is also an L702 which tested fine. Here are some pics for those trying to locate it. L7002 under the ribbon by the connector. L7503 at to of headphone board.
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easy.connect the dvd trough optical cable to the amplifier home theatre for surround sound and the video where it says DVD input and the sony cassete deck where it says cd in A/V the red cable wwhite and yellow,
I have a HT-R520 - First thing stated in the manual is 'Do Not Apply Power to the System Until All the Speakers Are Connected to the Receiver.' This practice avoids any hot connects to the speakers. As with any high-outpiut system connecting spreaker wires to the system while in operation can spike the speakers as well as the amplifier curcuits. Hook up your speakers first and give it a try. Good Luck!
You will either have to use your Onkyo remote to teach the Harmony those functions or try one of the similar model receivers in the Harmony software. I had to chose a similar DVD player in the list in order to get my Harmony to play nice with my DVD player.
Hello the HT-R520 is the model of the receiver that is part of the HT-S770 package. I suggest that you check the speaker settings. Check the level of the center speaker. If you need assistance please contact Onkyo at 800-229-1687 option #3. Thank you, Onkyo USA
It must be about the sound quality need of your amplifier. The sound processor simply needs to get clear signals from sources such as fm/am receiver, dvd/cd players etc. in order to manage'em to give you the optimum surround sound. If the fm receiver has an "FM MUTE" option, I recommend that you turn it on. By doing so, you'll receive only good quality fm stations, furthermore your amplifier will let you get surround sound. The second issue you mentioned has its own answer inside. Use a "new" cd player, you can get optical cables, digital coax cables to improve the performance if you like..