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No sound with ps3, connected to a 7.1 av receiver & projection tv

While hooking up the ps3...to a sony multi channel av receiver 7.1, also a panasonic projection tv...tried everything got video but no sound....frustrated please help

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Hi...the HT-R800 Home Theater system has the HT-R550 receiver which could only carry Video via HDMI. you would need to connect a separate audio cale(Optical Audio Cable) to be able to get audio out of the PS3 to the receiver. Once you have hooked up an Optical Audio Cable you would need to go in the PS3 setup and putin Bitstream and Optical in the Audio Setup menu.

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