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Can't get audio via optical port.

I have a Sony Bravia 40" LCD. After a year I decided to upgrade the whole audio set-up. My goal was to connect the PS3 and a DVD player by HDMI to a reciver and from the reciver to my HDTV also by HDMI. So far so good everything works fine; now my Wii system and cable are conected to my HDTV and I've been using RCA audio cables to send audio to my old reciver, now I've decided to use the optical output, but I get no audio. I've done a number of things, but still no results here's what I know so far. The optical cable is working, my reciver optical input works fine. My only fear is a faulty optical output from the HDTV in fact, the beam of light from the Bravia looks very dim, so that's thats...what now???

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  • rccola53 Dec 18, 2008

    My Sony Bravia optical out is not working also and I know the cable is good because it is on the PS3 now. I did not see a setting for the optical out in the Sony menu. What now?

  • Anonymous Mar 29, 2009

    I am using HDMI into Sony Bravia KDL 40S2000 and can not get sound out of the optical audio. Manual says optical is for digital channels only. Doesn't it recognize HDMI input as digital?

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Ok, i think the problem lies with the tv, there must be a setting in the sound menu to use optical as sound out, as the sound will be via the HDMI cable, i applogise if you have checked this.

Posted on Sep 09, 2008

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