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Sony DA50 display reads UNLOCK. Will not play in 5.1 surround.

The receiver will not play in 5.1 surround. I try to set the menu on a DVD to 5.1 in Audio Set Up but it still plays in Stereo only. When I put it in Auto Format Decode it displays UNLOCK briefly before going to Stero Mode. What does UNLOCK mean. I have lost my original manual during a move. Please Help. Thank You.

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What type of DVD player do you have? I had the same problem with my Sony bdp-s1 bluray player. You might have to go into your menu on your player and set it up to decode the 5.1 signal.

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