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No surround sound when watching cable tv programs.

When I am watching cable tv and go through the surround sound system, it does not play surround. If I watch a dvd movie it does work. I can not find my manual to see if I am doing something wrong. Any help would be appreciated.

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  • Anonymous Jan 18, 2009

    Same problem, someone told me tonight that I also need red and white cables going from the t.v. BACK into the DVD player>>>?? Does that sound right? I have yet to try it......

  • Johnson426 Feb 15, 2009

    I am hhaving a very similar problem. I have already tried to use the "standard" red and white cable, and I am able to get sound out of all six speakers. The only proble is that the sound is stereo and not surround. My tv (Mitshubishi DLP) states in the manual that it's output will only produce stereo and not suround sound.

    I have attempted to take my sound directly from the cable box and still am not able to recieve surround sound using either the coax or optical digital inputs on the Koss. I am unsure if the unit is incapable of actually receiving digital audio.

    I am going to try a few more combinations with the controls and see if that works. If I am sucessful I will post my solution. If you don't see a post within two weeks, then you know that I have purchased a second Phillips unit ( The first has been in use for more than a year without any problems at all).

  • Anonymous Mar 19, 2014

    when I am going to watch a movie with the surround sound on the hdmi 1 is loud when I switch it to hdmi 2 to watch the movie the sound drops a lot



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Looks like cable is not sending the full whack of audio data only Stereo. Or if they are then the set top box{is that how it works in the States?] has a fault. Check out the cable co support team.

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