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Old 01-16-2013, 11:43 AM   #21
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Yes, it has optical button. I am going to go get optical cable and go from there. I will reply whether I get it working or not after getting cable. Inbox me your email address if you want and I could send pict. of remote.
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Old 01-16-2013, 12:33 PM   #22
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There is a test tone that can be generated by the unit and it steps through each speaker while show in the front panel display which speaker it should be. Ours had a front and rear swapped from the factory.
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Old 01-16-2013, 02:39 PM   #23
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My unit came with an RCA entertainment system. Had many problems with the remote control. Finally after two sets of supposedly newbatteries the remote worked. RW also installed an optical cable from the TV "out" to the RCA unit. All you have to do is turn on the RCA unit, select TV input, turn down the speakers on the TV, and enjoy the sound. I must admit thatrigs with this cost should have a better entertainment system in unit and speakers. I will live with the factory install for now and look at another system later.
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Old 01-16-2013, 02:41 PM   #24
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Opps....select Optical on the remote not TV.....
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Old 01-16-2013, 04:36 PM   #25
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Has anyone replaced the ceiling speakers in the RL/RE/FB yet? I have replaced that integratedRCA unit with a separate Sony A/V Receiver (STR-DH720) so I could gain some (4) HDMI input ports& switching to connect aSony Blu-ray player (BDP-S590)andthe DTV HDSat receiver. I removed the sub and replaced it with a small Mirage powered subwoofer (MM-8). But now I'm getting around to the ceiling speakers and they could use some improvement. To me, they sound muffled and difficult to hear at low volume. Anyone upgraded?



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Old 01-17-2013, 06:56 PM   #26
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5th_Time,

How hard was it to get to the subwoofer? I understan it is behind the fireplace...
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Old 01-18-2013, 07:32 AM   #27
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Not very hard at all. Four screws at the top and bottom of the front and bottom of the front of the fireplace. Pull it out and you'll see the subwoffer.
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Old 01-18-2013, 09:52 AM   #28
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If you desire to replace the RCA or LG unit with components like I did, as I mentioned you have to replace the subwoofer with a powered unit because receivers use an RCA cablefor the sub output. I removed my old sub, but placed the new sub in the upper left cabinet in the entertainment center. I wanted access to it because it has controls. Also simplified the wiring because it sits next to my A/V receiver, blu-ray and sat receiver which all fit perfectly in the center cabinet.Love how the RL hasfrosted glass doors on the cabinets so the remoteswork.



Now if I could just figure out how to get the covers off the ceilingspeakers so I can measure them... Edited by: 5th_Time
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Thanks for the information guys....I now have some more things to think about. Better to take your time and do it right the first time.
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If you desire to replace the RCA or LG unit with components like I did, as I mentioned you have to replace the subwoofer with a powered unit because receivers use an RCA cablefor the sub output. I removed my old sub, but placed the new sub in the upper left cabinet in the entertainment center. I wanted access to it because it has controls. Also simplified the wiring because it sits next to my A/V receiver, blu-ray and sat receiver which all fit perfectly in the center cabinet.Love how the RL hasfrosted glass doors on the cabinets so the remoteswork.



Now if I could just figure out how to get the covers off the ceilingspeakers so I can measure them...

5th_Time - When you figure outhow to removethecovers, I'm interested in knowing how,as I am planning on installing Bose speakers and A/V receiveras one of the first upgrades. Haven't decided on the receiver yet, but the am certain the Bose surround system will be perfect.
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