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Watching TV and music in main room


Novice Member
Yamaha VX R 679, hooked up in main room (5 speakers + woofer) to 4K Sony TV, Sony Blu Ray, and DirecTV. Zone 2 function working fine in other areas of the home that are wired with speakers, but can't figure out how to watch TV in the main room - mute the TV - and play music off the Blu Ray or iPad/iPhone?

Everytime I switch to music option, it kicks the TV into music mode and I lose Satellite function.


Distinguished Member
I'd suggest the only way is to disable hdmi control of the TV-amp connection on one, or both devices.
That may disable ARC over hdmi as well so you may need another lead between TV and AVR for when you manually select TV on the amp.

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