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Hello , my name is JackPerhaps I can help you with this problem but first i would have a few questions
Do you mean that there are no speakers connected directly to the denon ?
What you are using for sound is a sound bar on the tv ?
O.k then your hdmi out will have to be set to PASS THROUGH on the denon so the audio doesn`t stop there but continue on to the tv .
Give me a few minutes and I will tell you how to do that
Where is your cable box connected in the denon , is it CBL/SAT for example ?
O.k then , be right back
Sorry this takes a while , I can tell you that this receiver can be set for the HDMI PASS THROUGH but so far what I found is that it will do it only when the receive is turned off unlike other receiver that can be set so it will pass through whatever input is selected on the receiver while it is ON .
Let me check this again , there has to be a way
LOL , I know what you mean but then again I believe denon has figured you would have speakers connected to it.
What I`m thinking right now is that perhaps your sound bar could be connected to the denon instead of the tv .
Can you give me the model number of that sound bar ?
The denon has optical inputs not output and it does not have a second hdmi out to monitor which could have been used so the PRE OUT could likely be used , let me check this
O.k then this can be done but you will need a 3.5 MM that would connect in the HW AUX IN and to rca stereo left/right that would go to the denon PRE OUT zone2 .
Here is such a cable ;
You can find that cable at your local radio shack ,bestbuy ,Walmart etc.
Once it is connected you will set your denon to zone 2 and select the source input for the sound that will come out of tose terminals
I did go back to look at the specs and fonctions of your denon and I know now that there are no such pass through while the receiver is ON so without speakers if you want the sound to be somewhat controlled or at least the source selected by the denon then you have to use the zone2 option , no other ways around that .
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