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No Dolby Digital through DVD player

I can get my HTR-6130 to decode Dolby Digital from my cable box (hooked up via toslink), but not my DVD player (also via toslink).

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Have you configured the digital output settings on the DVD player? You may need to set the digital output format in the DVD player setup menu. If it is set for LPCM then you won't get sound. It has to be set for bitstream and yoou may need to tell the player what output to use.

As you didn't mention the brand of DVD player, I can't really give you any detailed instructions.

Also try using the optical cable that you have connected to the cable box to test it and see if you get any output on that connector. If yyou do then it is a setting in the amp that is not configured properly,

Best of luck

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Posted on Jan 30, 2009

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