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Audio via hdmi

I bought a sony bravia KDL-40S2530, and hooked it up to an upscaling DAV-DZ230 via a hdmi lead. Audio plays from dvd player through surround sound fine, but cannot get audio from tv to come out via surround sound. I assumed that HDMI would communicate both ways same as scart, and would like to avoid scart connection due to already large number of connecting leads. Any ideas?

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Re: audio via hdmi

I had the same problem with the same configuration. In addition to the HDMI which is (DVD and Audio OUT only by the way) you need to connect the TV to the DVD through a high quality SCART cable as well. Remember to connect the SCART cable only while both the TV and DVD are switched off. To get the TV sound out of the DVD surround sound you need to click the FUNCTION key on the DZ230 remote a couple of times till you get the word TV on its screen, this is when you should hear the TV sound coming out of your surround sound as expected. Good luck.

Posted on Aug 25, 2007

Re: audio via hdmi

Have you tried to hook up your DVD player directly to the surround sound system? If you direct the sound through the TV, it has to pass several circuits and the quality will be lover. Just connect it right away to your sound system. :-)

Posted on Jul 27, 2007

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