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I have a denon 2807. and a sony blue ray player.. I had a lightning strike and the HDMI in and out ports on DENON do not work.. so I wanted to go back to the old way I set up my DENON and DVD player with HDMI from blu ray to TV and then optical line to the DENON... I think that used to work with the old DVD player.. but I cant get any sound when I play a BLu Ray.. I am getting the DENON fixed, not sure what to do for sound until that??? help. I did the set up screen and set DVD to OPTICAL 1 which is the one I have the line hooked into from the TV?? help??
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The optical inputs may have been taken out as well. Try connecting the optical from the Blu Ray player in order to get DD/DTS 5.1 as the optical from the TV is likely only going to pass stereo 2.0.

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i did that.. still nothing. I am not sure it is the optical.. because I have an optical from my direct tv box to the Denon.. and it is working perfectly.. dolby 5.1..


any other options??


another thing, when I plug the optical at the tv. the other end of the optical line is lighting up RED.. so I figured it is working from the tv??
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i did that.. still nothing. I am not sure it is the optical.. because I have an optical from my direct tv box to the Denon.. and it is working perfectly.. dolby 5.1..
Hi habudab, check the Blu-ray audio track option. Most likely it doesn't offer standard dolby digital (but it may have Spanish, French, etc...).
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Hello to anyone still watching this thread
I'm using an AVR-2807 which I do like very much EXCEPT for the volume control ratio with the knob.


Maybe this is normal but on mine you have to turn the volume knob what I consider A LOT in order to bring up the volume or bring it down. Meaning I have to keep spinning and spinning it to go from very low to very high.
While this of course allows it to be very finely adjusted as needed, I find it to be a real pain. Seriously I would be happy if I could just do two twists of the wrist to get from low to high. Currently it takes 9 twists of the wrist or 7 complete turns of the dial to get from lowest to highest.


Is there any way to adjust the ratio in the settings? I looked through the manual the best I could and didn't see anything.


Also, while I am asking...is there any way to make the volume increments be in another format than -80dB to +18dB? No biggie but thought I would ask.
Thanks!
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Do you use/have the remote? That way you don't have to spin the volume dial on the receiver.

If you want to get the manual in pdf you can download it here:
http://a248.e.akamai.net/pix.crutchf...033AV2807B.PDF

Page 55 shows you how to set the power on volume. Maybe you should set it to -30 or -25 so that you don't have to start off with a really low volume.

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Also, while I am asking...is there any way to make the volume increments be in another format than -80dB to +18dB? No biggie but thought I would ask.
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No. A new "absolute" volume display (0-100) was only first introduced on XX10 and newer models.

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Selecting both A and B Speakers on a Denon AVR 2807

I have a Denon AVR 2807 with no remote. I have been unable to select the A & B speakers to play at the same time. Help! Please! I need both to play at the same time.
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Purchase a Harmony remote and download the 2807 remote codes from the Logitech website.

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