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Need help connecting PS3 to my Denon AVR-3801

I have tried connecting PS3 to optical 2 and 3, but no luck. I'm currently used optical 1 for TV/cable box..

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You could try sticking a vcr/dvd player in between the connections and using those input/outputs instead.

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