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Digital Audio moved from TV/SAT to DVD/LD

My 1yr old son touched it today, my wife has no idea what he did... I have my Dish Network PVR running optical into the stereo, my dvd runs analog into the stereo, the stereo acts as a switch for all components and uses S-Video. My stereo has a switch (Analog/Digital/Auto). It has always been on auto. When tuned to TV/SAT, I used to use the Digital signal from the dish PVR. When I switched to DVD, I was using Analog. Now, if I watch TV/SAT I get no audio and I cannot change it from Analog (there is a button on the front). If I watch a DVD and it is set to Auto, I get the dish Digital signal. On the back it clearly says TV/SAT Optical input, and has a DVD Coax input for digital. If I change to Analog, I get the DVD audio. Somehow the TV/SAT audio moved over to DVD/LD. I have no idea what he could have done. Please help.

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Re: Digital Audio moved from TV/SAT to DVD/LD

Using the remote control, push the left arrow until display shows Coax1 (or 2, depending on your setup), then push the up arrow to set it to TV/SAT.
Conversely, depending on your setup, you can push the left arrow to display Comp1 (or2) then push the up arrow to set the correct video setting-- DVD/LD I assume.

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