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My video is ahead of my sound. If I understand correctly, lip sync adjustments are for slowing down the sound? I would just try changing the settings but the lip sync menu is unaccessible (can't select it). I wrote Yamaha help and they were no help. Sound with discs seems good but Netflix, Amazon Prime, and cable thru the set top box all have a distracting delay of sound after video.

I recently added the Sony Disc Player and an Outlaw amp for my front channels. I can't swear when the problem started but thinking it was one or the either.

Any help appreciated.

Have you used MusicCast? If so, go into the app and change your AVR to 'lip sync' and not 'audio sync'.
Even if you haven't used MusicCast, try downloading it and giving it a nudge either way.
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Have you used MusicCast? If so, go into the app and change your AVR to 'lip sync' and not 'audio sync'.
Even if you haven't used MusicCast, try downloading it and giving it a nudge either way.
Thanks dunnersfella! So I went to test this and saw the firmware update so I decided to do that first. Low and behold, I can now reach my lip sync menu. What's more, the issue is gone with no adjustment required. I still went in and made the change you suggested as lip sync is much more important to me.

So thank you very much for the suggestion! I have my fingers crossed my issues are resolved.

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Hey guys got another question. I'm running a 5.1 setup through a Yamaha RX-A3070 receiver connected to a Sony 75X9000F. The problem I seem to be having is when I change inputs from say TV to the PS4 it changes to HDMI 3 pretty much straight away but then it sits there on a black screen for at least 5 seconds and says "No Signal. Check the external input or select another input using the INPUT buttons" before finally displaying the picture from the PS4/HDMI3. It's not a big deal but I don't think I remember having this issue with my old Yamaha RX-V2065 receiver or my old TV for that matter. Is it the receiver or the TV that is holding up the show? Any ideas on what causes this or how to fix it?
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Xbox One X with OLED55C7P

I've got an LG OLED55C7P & Yamaha A2070, and just picked an xbox one x. Figured I could go Xbox One X HDMI Out -> A2070 HDMI In (where the Yamaha's HDMI Out is into the tv. This is how my cable box is setup). But I'm getting no signal.

When I go directly from the Xbox into the tv, I do get video - but it's obviously without any benefits of my surround sound system.

I've had similar problems with a blu-ray player. But the player had HDMI's for video and audio - so I was able to get around this issue by using two HDMI's (one directly to the TV & one into the receiver). Since the Xbox one x has the single HDMI out, I'm at a bit of a loss.

Just wondering if anyone out there owns an Xbox One and/or LG TV & could provide some advice/tips/suggestions as to how you have your's setup?

Update: I'd heard of an HDMI "splitter", but upon a google search see some exist. Would that provide what I need (send the Xbox's HDMI out through a splitter - one to my TV and the other to the receiver)?

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Anyone know where in Ontario, Canada, can I get a smokin' deal on a brand new Yamaha RX-A3070? I understand it is discontinued but I am more leaning towards this model than the 3080. I got into the market just as the 3070 was discontinued. Also - What is the difference between 2070 and 3070? 2070 is being offered new at $1299, but most places I know have 3070 at $2699, except one place with $2050 for 3070 (new).
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imax enhanced?

Understanding this is via partnership with Sound United (Denon, Marantz, etc.,) any word on availability for us Yamaha owners?
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Have an A2070 and need placement recommendations for heights for Atmos and DTS:X. Details of room and pics are on my chat thread here:

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I've got an LG OLED55C7P & Yamaha A2070, and just picked an xbox one x. Figured I could go Xbox One X HDMI Out -> A2070 HDMI In (where the Yamaha's HDMI Out is into the tv. This is how my cable box is setup). But I'm getting no signal.

When I go directly from the Xbox into the tv, I do get video - but it's obviously without any benefits of my surround sound system.

I've had similar problems with a blu-ray player. But the player had HDMI's for video and audio - so I was able to get around this issue by using two HDMI's (one directly to the TV & one into the receiver). Since the Xbox one x has the single HDMI out, I'm at a bit of a loss.

Just wondering if anyone out there owns an Xbox One and/or LG TV & could provide some advice/tips/suggestions as to how you have your's setup?

Update: I'd heard of an HDMI "splitter", but upon a google search see some exist. Would that provide what I need (send the Xbox's HDMI out through a splitter - one to my TV and the other to the receiver)?
Apparently Ultra HD Deep Color needs to be turned off on the LG C7. Haven't really tested anything out yet (games or movies), but I'm on the xbox one x dashboard & do have audio (through my HT) + video.

Is there a reason the a2070 requires Deep Color be disabled? Is this a limitation of the receiver? When I bypass the receiver & go directly from the xbox -> LG C7, I can enable Deep Color.

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Hello guys. I bought my 3070 about 4 months ago and I am just now getting use to it. I use to use my 3050 with my 3010 for my presence speakers. I have taken my 3050 into our living room with the Samsung K8500 which gives great sound and picture for our new TV. My wife loves it, so I am happy. My 3070 is now in my theater with my 3010 and with my antiquated speakers, I have never heard any music sound better, especially with the 5.1 CDs. Now comes the "now what". I have an old Yamaha center speaker and I would like to replace it with a new center speaker costing less than $200, if there is something out there. I also want to replace my rear surround speakers if there is a set for under $300. Any help out there? Thanks.
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Hello guys. I bought my 3070 about 4 months ago and I am just now getting use to it. I use to use my 3050 with my 3010 for my presence speakers. I have taken my 3050 into our living room with the Samsung K8500 which gives great sound and picture for our new TV. My wife loves it, so I am happy. My 3070 is now in my theater with my 3010 and with my antiquated speakers, I have never heard any music sound better, especially with the 5.1 CDs. Now comes the "now what". I have an old Yamaha center speaker and I would like to replace it with a new center speaker costing less than $200, if there is something out there. I also want to replace my rear surround speakers if there is a set for under $300. Any help out there? Thanks.
Don't know where you are located, but if you are in northern Colorado, I have a Polk CSi A6 center speaker in excellent condition that I no longer use. Let me know if you have any interest. I purchased it from Crutchfield https://www.crutchfield.com/p_107CSI...-A6-Black.html
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Apparently Ultra HD Deep Color needs to be turned off on the LG C7. Haven't really tested anything out yet (games or movies), but I'm on the xbox one x dashboard & do have audio (through my HT) + video.

Is there a reason the a2070 requires Deep Color be disabled? Is this a limitation of the receiver? When I bypass the receiver & go directly from the xbox -> LG C7, I can enable Deep Color.
For anyone who may find this helpful... This should have been obvious, but my issue was simply the HDMI running from the receiver's HDMI out to the LG. Picked up a new one last week (went with a Mediabridge off amazon: https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B0019EHU8G). Hooked it up, and am good to go (I'm now running both the xbox and bluray player directly into the yamaha - everything working as expected).
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Help with A3070 Subwoofer hook-up

Hello all,

I just got an A3070 for around $1000 to replace my old Denon X4100. Im having trouble determining which pre-out to use for Sub LFE single line. I see there's both Sub (Front) and Sub(Back) PreOut but I am only using a single SVS sub. There is also a marking on the Surround Back Pre-Out next to the sub pre-outs that says (Single). Is that the one I should use for a single subwoofer under Surround Back?

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Hello all,

I just got an A3070 for around $1000 to replace my old Denon X4100. Im having trouble determining which pre-out to use for Sub LFE single line. I see there's both Sub (Front) and Sub(Back) PreOut but I am only using a single SVS sub. There is also a marking on the Surround Back Pre-Out next to the sub pre-outs that says (Single). Is that the one I should use for a single subwoofer under Surround Back?

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Hey, I have the RX-2070. When I plug a subwoofer into sub 1 and sub 2, I'm loosing a significant amount of bass. When it's just one sub, its fine. Any idea's?
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Hey, I have the RX-2070. When I plug a subwoofer into sub 1 and sub 2, I'm loosing a significant amount of bass. When it's just one sub, its fine. Any idea's?
Make sure you configure the sub output to monoX2, setting is under Configuration/Layout/Subwoofer ... in the manual Pages 143-145
Dont' use Front and Rear, otherwise Sub2 won't be active when playing a 2Ch source (most music sources).



If you want to double the pre-out voltage from 1.0 to 2.0v,
and your subs have two RCA inputs, use a Y Splitter on each sub... (+6dB Gain)





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Hey, I have the RX-2070. When I plug a subwoofer into sub 1 and sub 2, I'm loosing a significant amount of bass. When it's just one sub, its fine. Any idea's?
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Make sure you configure the sub output to monoX2, setting is under Configuration/Layout/Subwoofer ... in the manual Pages 143-145
Dont' use Front and Rear, otherwise Sub2 won't be active when playing a 2Ch source (most music sources).



If you want to double the pre-out voltage from 1.0 to 2.0v,
and your subs have two RCA inputs, use a Y Splitter on each sub... (+6dB Gain)





If you’re doubling the preout voltage, would it sound better? Because don’t Marantz and Denon use 2.0v?
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REW (Room EQ Wizard) is a free download, and when used with a Calibrated Mic,
is the Best way to measure your Rooms Frequency Response.



REW Quick Start Guide:
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A peak can be tamed with PEQ adjustments, but if you're main listening position is in a Nul, (dip on the graph)
You need to relocate one or both of your subs, add more subs, add room treatments and bass traps, or all of the above to correct it.
Keep running REW after each change until you get things leveled out.


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If you’re doubling the preout voltage, would it sound better? Because don’t Marantz and Denon use 2.0v?
It allows you to turn down the sub level in the AVR, (negative zone is preferred) and you don't need as much gain on the sub amp for the same output SPL
At reference volume levels you'll have more headroom and less chance of clipping the signal.

So Better? Yes, most definitely!

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It allows you to turn down the sub level in the AVR, (negative zone is preferred) and you don't need as much gain on the sub amp for the same output SPL
At reference volume levels you'll have more headroom and less chance of clipping the signal.

So Better? Yes, most definitely!

Oh. Definitely going to look into getting one then! What brand would you recommend? A Monoprice version, or pretty much any Y Splitter would work?

Also, it’s as simple as it looks, right? You put the subwoofer cable into the Y Splitter and then the Y Splitter into the L and R of the subwoofer?
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Oh. Definitely going to look into getting one then! What brand would you recommend? A Monoprice version, or pretty much any Y Splitter would work?

Also, it’s as simple as it looks, right? You put the subwoofer cable into the Y Splitter and then the Y Splitter into the L and R of the subwoofer?
Monoprice for sure!

It may not work with every make/model of subwoofer,
the good part is its cheap enough to risk finding out for yourself.
I gained +6dB when measure before/after with an SPL meter on every sub I've owned.

Yamaha's get a lot of flack over their lack luster Bass performance,
I suspect it's due to the low line voltage on their pre-outs. So this is cheap fix for many.

To get around YPAO's piss poor Bass EQ requires REW, a UMIK-1 and some PEQ adjustments
YPAO is limited to >31.3Hz frequencies, and only offers 4 Bands of EQ
... if correction is needed below 31.3Hz...a miniDSP 2x4HD can go down to 10Hz and offer 10 Bands of EQ for $200

The miniDSP 2x4HD is the single Best/Cheapest way to EQ for up to 4 Sub Outs.
...and it also opens a World of Wuppass with BassEQ for movies that have been neutered and filtered (link in my Sig)

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Monoprice for sure!

It may not work with every make/model of subwoofer,
the good part is its cheap enough to risk finding out for yourself.
I gained +6dB when measure before/after with an SPL meter on every sub I've owned.

Yamaha's get a lot of flack over their lack luster Bass performance,
I suspect it's due to the low line voltage on their pre-outs. So this is cheap fix for many.

To get around YPAO's piss poor Bass EQ requires REW, a UMIK-1 and some PEQ adjustments
YPAO is limited to >31.3Hz frequencies, and only offers 4 Bands of EQ
... if correction is needed below 31.3Hz...a miniDSP 2x4HD can go down to 10Hz and offer 10 Bands of EQ for $200

The miniDSP 2x4HD is the single Best/Cheapest way to EQ for up to 4 Sub Outs.
...and it also opens a World of Wuppass with BassEQ for movies that have been neutered and filtered (link in my Sig)
Hi everyone

Have been reading this post with much interest, particularly the comments about the lack of base.

I have had the 3070 for just over a year running with 2 x 12 inch SVS subs. The sub level out is is about +2, and the sub volume is set at about one third the dial volume. I have to say that the base output is awesome, never in any way anemic.

I am aware that a negative sub out is preferred, but I get such good base, I wonder if it's worth changing my setup to reflect the generally accepted view. This is my second Yamaha receiver, and base output has never been an issue on either receiver.

Is it worth re-calibrating, and maybe getting an RCA Y-splitter as well? I find it hard to believe that my base could be significantly improved.

Really sitting on the fence for this one.

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Hi everyone

Have been reading this post with much interest, particularly the comments about the lack of base.

I have had the 3070 for just over a year running with 2 x 12 inch SVS subs. The sub level out is is about +2, and the sub volume is set at about one third the dial volume. I have to say that the base output is awesome, never in any way anemic.

I am aware that a negative sub out is preferred, but I get such good base, I wonder if it's worth changing my setup to reflect the generally accepted view. This is my second Yamaha receiver, and base output has never been an issue on either receiver.

Is it worth re-calibrating, and maybe getting an RCA Y-splitter as well? I find it hard to believe that my base could be significantly improved.

Really sitting on the fence for this one.

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If you are happy with it and it appears that you are, leave it alone and enjoy. Nothing wrong with the channel level set at +2
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I use only one rca input on my Rythmik because they mentioned that the limiter might not work as well if you use a y-adapter to double the input gain/voltage.

In case, I have tried it many times before and it doesn't make the bass stronger, just a bit different sounding.

And getting +6dB input gain, does not give any more max output.

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Going to try this again with correct url.

Have an A2070 and need placement recommendations for heights for Atmos and DTS:X. Details of room and pics are on my chat thread here:

https://www.avsforum.com/forum/91-au...e-5-1-4-a.html
Try in the Speakers section of the forum as well.

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Hi everyone

Have been reading this post with much interest, particularly the comments about the lack of base.

I have had the 3070 for just over a year running with 2 x 12 inch SVS subs. The sub level out is is about +2, and the sub volume is set at about one third the dial volume. I have to say that the base output is awesome, never in any way anemic.

I am aware that a negative sub out is preferred, but I get such good base, I wonder if it's worth changing my setup to reflect the generally accepted view. This is my second Yamaha receiver, and base output has never been an issue on either receiver.

Is it worth re-calibrating, and maybe getting an RCA Y-splitter as well? I find it hard to believe that my base could be significantly improved.

Really sitting on the fence for this one.

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It ain't broke, don't fix it. I find that setting the sub gain (AVR) to the negative causes a delay on the "auto on" of my HSU subwoofer. I feel that +2/-2 on either side of 0 is probably fine if it tests and sounds good to you.

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When I run my subs at reference levels (115dB for 15Hz-10Hz ULF frequencies) the amp clips if the sub level in my AVR is on the + side.
Doubling the line voltage allows me to keep my subs gain at the upper end where they shine, and keeping the AVR sub levels in the - zone with no clipping and more headroom.

If you prefer less than reference audio levels for your LFE/ULF,
you would likely never have a headroom issue or notice the difference it makes being in the negative zone.

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https://www.avsforum.com/forum/113-s...eferences.html

in particular, this section related to Gain Settings and Maximum Sub Output:
https://www.avsforum.com/forum/113-s...ences.html#IIE

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There is another aspect to the gain/trim issue that is worth mentioning. Depending on how the DSP in a given subwoofer is implemented, the subwoofer may only be able to achieve max output levels with the gain control set very high. Some subwoofers are only able to achieve maximum output levels when the gain control is set to, or very near, the highest setting. So setting a lower gain control, and a correspondingly higher AVR trim control, might not result in the same amount of peak bass SPL, irrespective of issues of clipping.

Apparently, this issue may be more common in subwoofers with digital (rather than analogue) controls. But, according to several examples I have observed from various threads, the issue is not at all limited to subwoofers with digital controls. Some subwoofers with analogue controls may have the same issue of not being able to achieve higher max output levels with low gain settings.

How important this max output issue actually is probably depends on the situation. For instance, I believe that a relatively lower gain setting might cause a ported subwoofer to chuff prematurely. Again, depending on the situation, even someone who is listening at a fairly moderate listening level, let's say -15 or -20 MV, might experience issues if he were using a significant subwoofer boost, either independently or on top of DEQ.

Putting a sudden peak demand on the subwoofer, with the right low-frequency content, might not enable the subwoofer to access the full output that it is designed to produce, if the gain level isn't fairly high. In that case, the subwoofer just wouldn't play the low-frequency content at the volume it was supposed to. In other words, it would simply stop getting any louder during that peak content. Whether we would even notice that, or whether we would hear the subwoofer make any audible sounds of distress, are separate questions.

But, unless we are sure that our subwoofers can achieve max volume levels with low gain settings, it is probably a good precaution to keep gain levels fairly high. Typically, that will mean using corresponding lower AVR trim levels for our subwoofers. This is not an issue that I have often heard addressed by subwoofer makers, but I suspect that many would intuitively know that some subs produce max volumes only with high gain levels.

This is just speculation on my part, but I think one reason that this issue isn't discussed more is because sub makers are not typically testing their subs as part of a calibrated HT system. So, they aren't dealing with gain/trim relationships at all in their design and testing process. When they want to push one of their subwoofers to its limits, or they want to measure its maximum output, they just max out the gain control on the subwoofer itself. It is only when subwoofers are calibrated as part of an HT or audio system, with an inverse relationship between gain and trim, that this becomes an issue. But, I believe that it can be an issue, and I believe that is another potential reason for attempting to keep gain settings fairly high.

CEA 2010 testing, performed by Data-Bass, always measures max output with gain controls at the maximum setting. And, as noted, some subwoofers may not be able to produce those same max SPL numbers, that we see on Data-Bass or from other professional sources, with lower gain settings. This won't be true for all subwoofers, but as a matter of best practice, I believe that it may be generally advisable to keep gain settings fairly high, and AVR trim settings fairly low, in order to maximize available headroom. An exception to this general policy could be a situation where a lower trim setting didn't successfully power a subwoofer on, when it was set to Auto On mode. But, that would be extremely unusual with Denon/Marantz, or Onkyo, receivers and processors.


[People with Yamaha AVR's are apparently much more likely to experience issues with subwoofers not turning on automatically unless AVR sub trim levels are relatively high--perhaps even fairly close to 0.0. That is due to the lower voltage signal sent from some Yamaha AVR's to the subwoofer. Newer high-end Yamaha AVR's are reported to have addressed the problem.

If subwoofers will not turn on automatically in Auto mode, without higher AVR trim levels, then the higher trim levels may be slightly less likely to lead to clipping issues, since the voltage from the AVR was lower to start with. Some Yamaha owners use a Y-connector into both subwoofer inputs in order to double the voltage going to the sub. And, that typically resolves the Auto On issue. Of course, Yamaha owners can also choose to just leave their subs on all the time, if the Auto On issue proves to be a real problem. That will consume slightly more energy, but will not affect the operation or longevity of the subwoofer.

AVS member @Basshead recently mentioned a clever solution for achieving more headroom, with higher gains and lower trim levels, which seems to circumvent the Auto On problem with Yamaha AVR's. He went from a -1.5 subwoofer trim level to a -4.5 trim level, with a comparable gain boost, and obtained 3db more headroom, prior to clipping. But, his subwoofer didn't power-on reliably when watching TV at very low master volume levels. So, he lowered the trim levels on all of his other channels by -3db, and raised his MV level by +3db, and is now able to have his sub power-on reliably for low-volume TV content, while still having more headroom available for louder movie viewing. This is an additional technique that Yamaha owners might wish to try.]
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I bought a Yamaha Aventage RX-A3070 and tried to use my RX-A3050 for my Front and Rear Presence Speakers. Before I bought the RX-A3070, my RX-A3050 was my main AVR, using my RX-A3010 for my External Amplifier which worked great. When I tried using the RX-A3050 for my External Amplifier, I found out that the RX-A3050 would not function as an External Amplifier. The culprit to all these problems is that the RX-A3010 was the last RX-A30X0 that had the Multi-channel Input. My theater sounds great with the RX-A3070 as the core AVR with the RX-A3010 as the External Amplifier, but now my RX-A3050 stands alone in our den. I do have the RX-V663 that I used in our previous home's den with the RX-A3010 for a small theater with a 40" 1080p TV. It all sounded great until we moved. Can the RX-V663 be used as an External Amplifier to my RX-3050? A long lead in, but I need help making this decision. Thanks to all of you that help all of us that are still learning.
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I bought a Yamaha Aventage RX-A3070 and tried to use my RX-A3050 for my Front and Rear Presence Speakers. Before I bought the RX-A3070, my RX-A3050 was my main AVR, using my RX-A3010 for my External Amplifier which worked great. When I tried using the RX-A3050 for my External Amplifier, I found out that the RX-A3050 would not function as an External Amplifier. The culprit to all these problems is that the RX-A3010 was the last RX-A30X0 that had the Multi-channel Input. My theater sounds great with the RX-A3070 as the core AVR with the RX-A3010 as the External Amplifier, but now my RX-A3050 stands alone in our den. I do have the RX-V663 that I used in our previous home's den with the RX-A3010 for a small theater with a 40" 1080p TV. It all sounded great until we moved. Can the RX-V663 be used as an External Amplifier to my RX-3050? A long lead in, but I need help making this decision. Thanks to all of you that help all of us that are still learning.
The 2014 model RX-A3040 was the last year for Multi-Channel inputs in the Aventage line.

A quick google search for images of the rear panel for the RX-V663 (2009 model) revealed that it also includes Multi-Channel inputs... (top center)



So yes, it will work for driving your Front and Rear presence speakers.

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RX-A1070 need 7.1.2 Atmos setup Help

I can use some help with Yamaha RX-A1070 and setting up a 7.1.2 Atmos configurations in Main ?
I run through all the automatic mic setup and it linds all the correct speakers and displays all of them on the front of the receiver but as soon as I save it I Constantly loose the back speakers ?
It chooses Basic in the amp configuration- all the others loose the Front presents speakears
I just can't figure out how or what I need to do so that all the speakers work .
I know the amp is capable of it because it was set up at the place I bought it and it showed all the speakers Ft presence And back
But on mine I only get
Front, Center, left ,right, surround left, surround right, subwoofer, Front presence Left, Front presents right and it's missing the
Two back speakers ? Very frustrating!
Can anyone give me a step by step as I'm new to this receiver .
I appreciate it thank you.
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