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Discussion in 'Beginners, General Questions' started by Allie Wadley, Jun 8, 2013.

  1. Allie Wadley

    Allie Wadley New Member

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    I have a Sony tv, Sony receiver, Sony BR, and a Sony soundbar. I' m not sure the systems are setup correctly. I hear music great when a movie is playing, but spoken words are faint. In fact, the music over powers the dialog. Any idea what I have done wrong?
     
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    Model numbers would help.
     
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    Soundbar - sa-ct60Blu Ray - bdp s570Receiver - strdg720Tv - kdl 46ex710
     
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    How are you connecting a self-powered soundbar to an AVR?
     
  5. Allie Wadley

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    I'm not sure. I bought the sound bar hoping that it wouald improve the center sound. Should I unplug it?
     
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    Let's backtrack a tad.How is the BD player hooked up...what else is there(cable/sat)...and what actual speakers?
     
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    Ditch the sound bar, buy a set of speakers (left/center/right/2 surrounds and a powered subwoofer) Read and follow the speaker and source device connection and speaker setup sections in the owner's manual that came with the AVR.

    Self-powered sound bars and AVRs are an either/or proposition, not meant for simultaneous use.
     

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