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Audio problems with ps3

Sound affects work perfectly but absolutely no dialogue

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  • tahooey Nov 08, 2008

    I have same problem sound effects but no dialogue but only on certain games....and on DVD's

  • a989 Dec 09, 2008

    I have the same problem but I think it's to do with my TV. It's an HD TV working through the HDMI cable and the picture's fine, but I can't hear cutscene dialogue and various other bits of dialogue in lots of games. The same happened in GTAIV, but when I changed the settings from surround sound to stereo in the options menu then I could hear everything fine. The problem is loads of other games don't let you do this! And the audio options in the PS3 home menu are confusing so I don't want to break anything!!! Any suggestions?

  • williaaw Dec 27, 2008

    I have the same audio issue where they is audio however no commentary, It only happens with the NCAA family of games. The NFL games worked fine.

  • Anonymous Jan 08, 2009

    when I am in them PS menu, watching a movie off the hdd or playing call of duty 5 the sound cuts out.

  • Anonymous Mar 14, 2009

    all sounds work fine ( music and sounds) but dialouge in games and dvds dont work, i dno how 2 fix this :(

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If you're using Component Input 1 and audio, try using Component Input 2 and audio instead. If this set of inputs provides working audio and video - you can stop. Or, try going back to Input 1 once more. If Input 1 now works - you may have simply made a better connection. If it doesn't - then there's probably an issue with input 1 on the TV.

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On the XMB (Cross Media Bar), go to settings on the left. Scroll down to "Sound Settings"

Choose "Audio Output Settings", then "HDMI", then "Auto"

If that doesn't fix it then choose manual and the most basic outputs first;
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Depending on your surround sound setup your could get away with other options as well. Fist determine if your setup is 5.1 or 7.1, DTS or Dolby Digital. Then start with the lower KHz settings and work your way up.

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