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5.1 sound from Sky hd through LG TV

I have sky HD and cant get 5.1 sound through the cinema surround system( LG) i have an optical cable from LGTV to surround sound and HDMI cables linking Sky to the TV. I cant find any setting on the TV menu to change the format. Is there something i m missing do i need a to loop hdmi from sky to cinema to tv
Please help this doin my head in

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Link your optical cable from your HD box to your surround sound.
Then if you go into your HD services menu, press 4 then go to sound make sure its set to Dobly D
That should sort your problem out

Cheers

Little Dish Fitter

Posted on Sep 02, 2009

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    I will put this in its simplest form.



    Sky Hd box > TV = (you only want a picture no volume.) use the HDMI cable here.



    Sky Hd Box > Cinema Surround = (dont need a picture only sound) use the Optical Cable



    with your sky remote. do the following.



    SERVICES

    4

    scroll to SOUND then Digital audio output is set to DOLBY D and not NORMAL remember to save the settings.



    If i was you i would also get some audio leads the red and white push in ones. The reason I say that is not everything on sky is transmitted in Dolby D so it would be worth putting these in so it would support all the broadcasted programs. These's would be connected from your HD box to your Surround sound



    To find out if a program is transmitting in Dolby D simply press the i button on your sky remote and it will tell you on the top right of the banner screen. ie HD, DD, W etc etc



    hope this helps you out.



    Little Dish Fitter



    P.s on your sky remote press TV Guide, Red button and choose a film from your anytime.... and crank up the surround sound. Ooh dont forget your pint of carling.

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They dont transmit in 5.1 only stereo

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Posted on Mar 15, 2009

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    i just plugd my sound A.V. cords from my (my sky) decoder to my dvd player 5.1 stereo and pushed the source button to the line1 setting and away it went

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This TV has no HDMI input socket. It Has a DVI input socket. Therefore you will require an HDMI to DVI converter adapter or an HDMI to DVI cable. The DVI is video only so you will require audio cables from your Sky box (Audio L and R ) which will connect to the back left of your TV (Audio L/R sockets next to the s-video and component video connectors)

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