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No DTS-HDMA or Dolby TrueHD shown on display

I have a PS3 connected via HDMI to my Onkyo TX-SR606. Using Dolby TrueHD and DTS-HDMA discs, I cannot get the receiver to display TrueHD or DTS-HDMA, but rather only Dolby Digital or DTS. I have tried both bitstream and LPCM output on the PS3 and have tried all available settings on the receiver.


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  • robkunz Jan 27, 2009

    Thanks for your help. Actually, the PS3 does decode both Dolby TrueHD and DTS-HD MA and can pass both via HDMI output as LPCM. The Onkyo 606 sees the signal as full multi-channel but since it is no longer compressed, the TrueHD or HD MA light is not lit. The sound is the same, however.

  • Abenjohar Mar 14, 2009

    I have a onkyo TX 876 hook up to Panasonic DMP 10A
    my tv is Hitachi DVI hook up from my DVD.
    when I play HD DTS I only get DTS part
    I run a 6.1 speaker set up Klipsh
    please help
    albert


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DTS-HDMA and Dolby TrueHD cannot be passed to your receiver via bitstream on the PS3. DTS-HDMA cannot be decoded either so you're out of luck there.
Dolby TrueHD can be decoded internally on the PS3 assuming your firmware is up to date. Set the Blu-ray HDMI output to PCM and you can then pass it to your receiver.
If this doesnt work, do a system update on your PS3.

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I cannot get video signal from my Samsung p1590 Blu Ray player via HDMI to pass through my Onkyo TX-SR606 AV Receiver. I get video if I connect Blu Ray player directly to TV, and have tried all HDMI ports...


I think this one is for the Onkyo wizards:

I would write them via email here:

http://www.onkyousa.com/feedback_form.cfm

1-800-229-1687
However I did find this 2 page hookup manual with nice notes at link listed below that may help you solve the mystery:

(seems you may have to assign the digital input)

http://filedepot.onkyousa.com/Files/QuickHookup/TX-SR606_QSS_En_A.pdf?CFID=918117&CFTOKEN=40624545&jsessionid=f0306ea8a0d68bb60a49102e3e5510576756


Assigning the Digital Input
If there’s no sound, you’ll need to assign the digital inputs as
necessary using the setup menus on the TX-SR606’s display.
If you connect your DVD player to the AV receiver’s COAXIAL 1
DIGITAL IN, and your cable/satellite receiver to the COAXIAL 2
DIGITAL IN, as shown, it’s not necessary to assign the digital input.
The onscreen setup menus appear only on a TV that is
connected to the HDMI OUT. If your TV is connected to the composite video or S-Video MONITOR OUT, or the
COMPONENT VIDEO OUT, use the TX-SR606’s display when changing settings.

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Can someone tell me what the audio setting on the Onkyo TX-SR606 should be when the PS3 passes the signal as full multi-channel. My receiver always seems to say something different i.e. Dolby Digital or TV...


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Onkyo TX-SR606B
7.1 A/V Receiver with HDMI Up-Scalling

Onkyo USA:
FRYS.com #: 5586420
The Progression of Affordable High-Def Home Theater Continues with Full HD Integration and Video Upscaling As part of the second generation of Onkyo high-definition-capable receivers, the TX-SR606 is at the forefront of affordable home theater. The key is to have the most capable version of HDMI. The TX-SR606 provides high-definition video and audio processing for four source components—another first for Onkyo at this level. From Blu-ray Disc players to gaming consoles and cable/satellite boxes, you have everything in the digital realm covered. Apart from 1080p video, the TX-SR606 can upscale all video signals to 1080i, regardless of the connection, for output via HDMI. Onkyo's own RIHD (Remote Interactive over HDMI) also gives you inter-operability with the displays and playback components from other leading brands. And with an expanded version of Audyssey's room correction technology, the TX-SR606 maintains the fullness of surround sound audio quality at low volume levels. The TX-SR606 offers all-round excellence rarely seen at this levelSpecial Features
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