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Denon 3801.cant display setup on tv

Hi
trying to get dts from new sony bluray player,

optical to denon.nada.

thought check setup optical settings done some years ago when first setup.
connected with coax to denon and tv aerial input.

cant see anything on tv new sony 40w4000 tried various tv inputs nothing on the screen.

dvd player connected with coax optical to denon full dts

help u guys if i cant see setup i cant check optical input settings on denon

thanks in advance

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  • shred719 Dec 14, 2008

    I am having the same problem- I believe the problem is getting the input on the 3801 to recognize the optical feed. When I plug the DVD into optical 1 I can hear the audio however that's where my tv audio is plugged in- I need to program the input jack for input 2 or 3 to recognize the optical signal. I don't remember how to get the denon to show onmy monitor.

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Hello gerrydav, What might be happenening is the refresh rate for your blu-ray is offsync for your preferred display. You should be able to change it by plugging it into another TV and playing around with the settings. If you have further problems please feel free to post again.
Please post what you do and how you did it. I look forward to your posts.

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