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I am unable to get the optical out on my tv to work i tried plugging it into my receiver and nothing when i hook it strait to the hd dvr it works but i want the surround from the tv so i can run all of my components through it tv is 52" jvc hd-ila and receiver is sony

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    plugged optical from audio out to kenwood receiver no sound tried multiple channels and even dvd. can get to work by running dvd optical into receiver but not from tv to it. optical cable has very little red light showing not near as much as when cable is coming from dvd. any suggestions?

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I belive the JVC hd-ila will only output digital audio when you are on a digital source. If you tune a digital channel on antenna or cable, it should work. If this doesn't work check all the settings, you may have a hardware failure. I personally would run the line directly from the hd dvr to the stereo and take out the middle man to keep your signal as true as possible.

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