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What do i need to got sound out of my hdtv?im using a hdmi to dvi cable.

My hdtv is quite old and therefore doesnt support hdmi.Its a 32'Acer hdtv.I know that dvi doesnt support a sound signal,but im not sure what i would need to buy in order to get not bothered about amazing sound quality or surround sound,i would just like a good picture through the hdmi to dvi cables and sound with it.please help

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If you have no optional external speaker on the ps3 you may have an earphone socket which can be connected to your tv's pc sound input via a 3.5mm or 6.5mm jack plugs.

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