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No sound for my ps3

I have bought a hdmi cable for my ps3 and a dvi adaptor for my tv, when i connect it up the picture is fine but i have no sound through the hdmi channel ? so i connected the rca at the same time and have sound on my av1 channel but no picture , the picture is on the hdmi channel, how do i get the sound to play through this channel ?

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Hi,

There's a set-up menu in your ps-3, you have to change the menu from analog to digital output.

Kind regards, Gerard

Posted on Oct 23, 2008

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    I've been trying to figure why I didn't have sound for 3 days. Thank you so much this worked!!

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