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Panasonic SC-PT660 digital in doesn't work

The digital in port on the back of the receiver does not work. There is no light coming out of the port. The cord and digital out on the TV work (hooked up to other receiver, no problems). The HDMI and iPod play, so the speakers are fine. There is not a coaxial connection, so I don't have any other way to hook up the surround to the TV.

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Select to suit the type of audio from the OPTICAL IN terminal on the main unit.
1 While in “D-IN” mode
Press and hold [—SETUP] to select “MAIN/SAP”, “DRC” or
“PCM FIX”.
2 While the selected mode is displayed
Press [up, down] to make the setting.
MAIN/SAP mode (Only works with Dolby Dual Mono)
MAIN, SAP§, MAIN+SAP§ (stereo audio)
§ “SAP” = Secondary Audio Program
Dynamic Range Compression
DRC ON: Adjust for clarity even when the volume is low by compressing
the range of the lowest sound level and the highest sound level.
Convenient for late night viewing. (Only works with Dolby
Digital)
DRC OFF
PCM FIX mode
PCM ON: Select when receiving only PCM signals.
PCM OFF: Select when receiving Dolby Digital and PCM signals.
[Note]
Audio that is input through the OPTICAL IN terminal cannot be output
through the HDMI terminal.

Posted on Nov 30, 2008

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I just bought a sc-pt660, I have a philips tv too, the TV only available output is digital coax but the home theater only has digital optical input, you may buy a digital coax to optical converter like this one:
http://www.amazon.com/Cables-Go-Coaxial-Optical-Converter/dp/B0002J2MV4/ref=pd_cp_e_3?pf_rd_p=413863501&pf_rd_s=center-41&pf_rd_t=201&pf_rd_i=B000I98ZQY&pf_rd_m=ATVPDKIKX0DER&pf_rd_r=1BS8MKCZ1CWQR071S8RN

Alternativelly you can also use the headphone output that is near the side input in the TV and buy an RCA adapter like this one from radioshack: http://www.radioshack.com/product/index.jsp?productId=2103225

Posted on Jan 06, 2009

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Why not leave the audio into the TV via HDMI from the Bluray and then optical audio out from TV to the home theater audio system? Same as the hook up for the cable box. The SC-
PT660 only has one optical audio connector so your solution may not be feasible assuming he's also got a cable box connected to the TV.

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I just bought a sc-pt660, I have a philips tv too, the TV only available output is digital coax but the home theater only has digital optical input, you may buy a digital coax to optical converter like this one:
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