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No audio from my PS3 through the Onkyo 5100 7.1

Thanks for your reply

Maybe I have my digital optical hooked up wrong. right now I have this:
PS3 Playstation: HDMI cable to Onkyo IN1

PS3 Playstation: Digital Optical cable to Onkyo Assignable VCR/DVR 1

Any suggestions?

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Have you assigned the audio to the optical cable? I am doing the same thing with awesome results. Simply go into your PS3 main menu under System Settings. You can then go to either audio or video options. I prefer to go the Video Options route, since it will ask if you would like to change the audio as well. In Video Options it should state something about the Video Output and to the right of that you will see you current resolution settings. Select this and set your resolution options. It will then ask you if you would like to assign audio options, and you will need to choose yes. In here it will let you assign what port the audio should be assingned to. Choose the Optical Out option and then click enter. From there you should hear the sound through your Onkyo.

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