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I've just connected my PS3 by digital optical cable but dont know which is the best sound setting Dolby digital surround or dts?

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Set your yamaha to sur decoder it will choose it for you automaticly

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Dont freak out! There isnt anything wrong with your receiver. Its simply telling you that you are not in 5.1 mode. If you havent done so already, hook the PS3 up using an optical cable for sound. An optical cable will provide all 5 channels to the receiver and at the best possible sound quality.

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All PS3 games are Blu-ray and mixed into 5.1 channels but you need to set the PS3 to do that as by default it only uses 2.1 because the average user wont have it connected to a surround sound system

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Now, I want you to go into the control panel of your PS3 and set it to 5.1 DTS output (Dolby Digital isnt that great in my opinion). Restart the PS3 and you should be good to go.

Let me know if that worked or we will try some other options.

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PS, do not set the hrtz range above 100 as this can damage your speakers.

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