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We just purchased a yamaha htr-6130 receiver for surround sound and are having problems getting optical cable to connect with the optical jack on the back of the unit. it will not snap in and we do not want to force it...any advice???

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  • Anonymous Jan 24, 2009

    I also am having trouble with getting the optical toslink cable to fit. I does fit into the connector turning it to the correct position but still does not "click in" as one might expect. Once in I do not get any sound and the toslink connector does not light up on the reciever like it does on the back of my samsung blue ray player or my samsung flat screen. Why not?

  • Anonymous Feb 08, 2009

    No sound on tuner either. I have removed the small rubber end protectors.

  • Shane Martin May 11, 2010

    Make sure you have taken the little white protective cap off the ends of the cable

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It have 1 way to feed it in if you feel it right just turn arround quart turn then feed it in again it should in easy
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