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Optical Port 2

Ello, I have optical Port one plugged into my cable box. I have optical port 2 plugged into my DVD player. How do I get the unit to recognize the DVD connection from optical 2. I currently get no sound from my DVD player. Thanks for your help Lynn

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I have the same problem - the only thing i have found so far is that I have to go into the setup on the amp and change the input for dvd from optical 1 to optical 2 and back again to switch between 2 devices

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