20 Most Recent Yamaha RX-V1500 Receiver - Page 2 Questions & Answers

Have you checked for a blown fuse inside the receiver? Also This unit has a Protection Circuitry - which may have been activated by a fault. Also Make sure all speaker wire connections and on all speakers are secure and that the wire for each connection does not touch anything other than what its ment to.

Yamaha RX-V1500... | Answered on Jul 01, 2009

Do you have the owners manual of this Receiver. If yes, then I can guide you the page numbers:
The memory backup circuits prevent the stored data from being lost even if the unit is set in the standby mode, the power cord is disconnected from the AC outlet, or the power supply is temporarily cut. However, if the power cut is more that one week , the parameter values will retun to the factory setting. If this happens, edit the parametets again.

Now you want to reset all parameters:
Use PARAM.INI ( see page 63)
First put the MEMORY GUARD to OFF position.

To go to the the above :
Make sure the OSD is displayed.
then press MENU to enter SET MENU
Reach Option mode/2
enter C) PARAM.INI
All the parameters where changes have been made from their original setting would be marked in Asterisk(*).
Make the changes required.

Hope this works for you.
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Yamaha RX-V1500... | Answered on Mar 09, 2009

Just got off the phone with Yamaha customer support, who were very helpful.  The display on the amp, in the lower right hand corner, displays the source input, not the output.  So, for example, you can be watching cable tv, and the cable tv is sending a 2-channel stereo signal to your receiver.  Your amp shows only L and R.  But since it has a processing system, depending on the processing program you have chosen it will probably distribute that sound to all five speakers.  You will be confused, because you hear sound from all speakers but you only see L and R lit up.  You will believe that you are not getting 5.1 sound.  And you will be correct: you aren't, because the source is not sending you a five-channel signal.  That's where I got panicked.  So the Yamaha representative said, insert a DVD that you absolutely know contains a Dolby Digital audio.  I inserted Shaolin Soccer DVD, went straight to a scene in the middle, and bingo!  The center and surround right and left speaker lights lit up!  So there is the 5.1 surround sound.  It will light up when it detects that kind of sound from the source.  Otherwise it will probably give you a sort of "fake" 5-channel sound that it creates from a 2-channel source.
Now the question becomes, are your connections getting the 5-channel sound to the amp correctly?  I just confirmed that my DVD, connected with a Coaxial cable to the Yamaha, does get 5.1 surround sound, if the sound is encoded in the DVD.  I have not tested this yet with video games or Blu-Rays; I will post again if and when I confirm that this works on a PS3.

Yamaha RX-V1500... | Answered on Jan 15, 2009

some times the speaker cables are touching, double check, I had this with my amp and it kept turning itself off

Yamaha RX-V1500... | Answered on Oct 21, 2008

Hammo ,

I know its been almost a year , but i had the same problem and after a few days i found out it was my optical cable causing the issue. The optical cable was brand new and all of a sudden it just started dropping sound for 1 sec every now and then. i changed the optic cable and all has been good since

Yamaha RX-V1500... | Answered on Sep 06, 2008

The types of remotes are as follows

- Single item, or fixed. This unit will only operate the unit it came with
- Multi function, this type can operate the unit it came with and a fixed set of other types. Normally the remote comes with a list of supported device it could work with.
- Learning, the combine both a predefined list with the ability to learn functions by sensing input from the original remote.
- Programable. These are the newest remotes that work like multifunction but the list is maintained by the manufacturer and down loadable from the web.

I would guess that the DVR has a multi function remote.
If you can't find the specific Yamaha in the list, then
try another brand, this could take a while.

Some multi function remotes have an option that allow a semi automatic configuration.
You turn on the item and then using a special key sequence try to turn off the device. once the item turns off you should be able to control it.

If you can't the Yamaha has a learning remote. If you really want an easy solution try looking at a programmable remote. I just got a Logitech, (Harrmony). Life has never been so easy.

Yamaha RX-V1500... | Answered on Apr 01, 2008

when the amp is turned on does the unit make a clicking sound a few seconds after the display lights up.

if not the amp's is not happy with it's power or could have a speaker short. Check the display for a fault warning.

Otherwise check you speaker connections.
confirm that and A and B main speaker buttons are correct.

Try some headphones, if you get sound out of the headphone things might not be too bad, if nothing is output remove all your cables and try again.

Yes I know that can be nasty, so label all the cables first.

Yamaha RX-V1500... | Answered on Apr 01, 2008

The display on an amp has two components.
A small Lamp (light bulb)
A LCD display with a color filter.
Normally when the display goes out the problem is with the lamp
The lamp on my RXV 870 died after about 9 years of use.
I called Yamaha and was able to by a replacement.
The lamp is an odd voltage 14.5 if I recall.

Looking at the receipt i should have bought 3 for the cost of shipping. It cost about 10.00 cnd,

Yamaha RX-V1500... | Answered on Apr 01, 2008

First of all, make yourself sure about the issue that the impedance between your amp and the speakers is fine. If it is so, the problem must be caused by some blown capacitors. The main reason could be surge or something. You had better call Yamaha service, and get your amp serviced.

Yamaha RX-V1500... | Answered on Mar 18, 2008

Some systems don't send signal to subwoofer if speakers in SPEAKERS SETUP are set to LARGE, they redirect signal to center and front speakers. Maybe that's problem.

Yamaha RX-V1500... | Answered on Oct 08, 2007

Hello Michael, for what you comment, you have connected the X-Box to the Yamaha through a Digital-A converter
First try another sound source, example FM, if you also chop the right channel, the problem is in the audio output of the Yamaha
If FM is heard properly, then try replacing the RCA RCA cable between the Digital-A converter, if it still continues, change the input on the Yamaha and if it still follows the fault, replace the D-A converter
I hope you can solve your concern
Greetings Franco Dosil

Hola Michael, por lo que comentas, tu tienes conectado el X-Box al Yamaha a trav?s de un conversor D-A
Primero prueba otra fuente de sonido, ejemplo FM, si tambi?n se entrecorta el canal derecho, el problema esta en la salida de audio del Yamaha
Si se escucha bien FM, entonces prueba reemplazar el cable RCA RCA entre el conversor D-A, si aun continua, cambia la entrada en el Yamaha y si aun sigue la falla, reemplaza el conversor D-A
Espero puedas resolver tu inquietud
Saludos Franco Dosil

Yamaha Audio... | Answered 1 hour ago

Hello Alice, the problem of your Yamaha is mechanical, so you comment, it is very possible that you have the traction strap of the CD tray stretched
Find a specialized technical service and maintain the mechanism
I hope you can solve the problem
Greetings Franco Dosil

Hola Alice, el problema de tu Yamaha es mec?nico, por lo que comentas, muy posible que tenga la correa de tracci?n de la bandeja porta CD estirada
Busca un servicio t?cnico especializado y que le hagan un mantenimiento en el mecanismo
Espero puedas resolver el problema
Saludos Franco Dosil

Yamaha Audio... | Answered 7 hours ago

Most audio units have a small rechargeable battery to maintain memory inputted items like favourite channels.

This is your Service Manual. Page 117 mentions the battery cover and AAA battery.


Yamaha Audio... | Answered on Jul 12, 2019

Hello Dez, indicate the models of your Yamaha that you are commenting, in order to find the best possible solution
I wait your answer
Greetings Franco Dosil

Hola Dez, indica los modelos de tus Yamaha que estas comentando, para poder encontrar la mejor soluci?n posible
Espero tu respuesta
Saludos Franco Dosil

Yamaha Audio... | Answered on Jul 05, 2019

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