Hi, When I have a digital input, either COAX or optic, I am not getting any sound in any mode. This includes stereo, 6 ch surround etc. Analogue input and tuner is all OK, but only on stereo or direct but not in surround.
When I have a digital input, the 'digital' on the display is shown indicating a digital input, but nothing going to speakers.
The relays click in, but no sound on either speaker. Test tone also not working.
Hi there, in regards to your problem the only thing i can think of is that you have to go to settings and select the channel for each digital output i.e. aux then optical 1 you must turn it on . then it should automatically switch to that when it detects the digityal signal.
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Hi troy my names Josh i would be glad to be able to help you with your setup. First things first some people have a preference with they way they like things and for one do myself. I set up and intstalled my home theatre. I have receiver much like yours. On the back of your reciever you should have multiple inputs of coarse some for sound some for video. Your sound inputs would include digital optical, digital coax, standard analog which of coarse is the red and white RCA inputs and then a multi in which i doubt you have. So lets start simple If you have satalite or some form of cable i would assume you have your reciever box feeding a signal to your tv and the same for your DVD. I would recommend for your sat. that you connect your picture and sound strait to the tv rather it be component video or s video or standard video source or connect then for your sound strait analog to your tv thats just Red and White RCAs which will give you your sound to your tv. Repeat the same for your DVD depending on the kind of inputs and number of inputs you have on your TV. Now for the sound to your reciever. I ran digital sound from both my DVD and my Satilite to the reciever which means on the back of your recievers providing you have a similar configuration you would look for a plug on your dvd player that says optical thats your digital to run sound to your onkyo and the same for your sat or cable if you have a box look for either digital optical or a single digtal coax output that will also be ran to the onkyo for sound. You should only have two cables running to the onkyo one fiber optic from your dvd to the onkyo and one digital coax or fiber optic to your onkyo depending on the number of those inputs you have on the back of the onkyo you can run it how ever you want.
it stands for All Field Dynamics. this is the mode you need to use in order to get the dts to work. use a digital input (either coax or fiber optic) from your dvd player and cable or satellite box and run in a.f.d. what it does is picks the best quality sound input a picks what ever mode best works for it. but if you play a cd in your player it will only come out as stereo or 3 channel. so then you can pick another mode of your choice. for movies and tv just leave it on a.f.d. all the time.
you can use the headphone jack just get an adaptor to change from the headphone type to RCA type. adjust the volume of the tv to 3/4 of the way to give line level to the stereo, use an aux input on the stereo. if you had a suround sound dolby digital / DTS receiver then use the digital coax out to that type of receiver, but since you have an anolog 2 channel receiver you must use the only anolog source (the headphone).
Yes techtod you are right you do have to tell the receiver what you want it to do usually on the front panel you can access set up menu and go into input set up This is an example Say you plugged the dvd into optical one or coax 1 you must go to the input that says dvd click down till you highlight dig input and then select optical 1 or coax 1 there can be as many as 8 digital inputs so just check wich one you plugged it into and then tell the amp then you should be back to watching your digital movies