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Could it be how the sound was encoded? Just a wild guess that is probably wrong, but...

In your office you have the full set of speakers, yes? L-R, front-back, and maybe center? But in the other rooms you probably only have two? Maybe the amp is sending the sound based on your configuration (your office), and also to the other rooms that don't have all those speakers. So the sound never gets to the speakers that don't exist, and you hear it as missing sound, and sound fading in and out.


If you switch your receiver to a not-surround mode (just two-speaker stereo), does it fix the problem?

Like I said, wild guess. But that is the only thing I can think if it is CD-dependent. Some will encode for surround, some won't. Especially older CDs.
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