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Sony STR-K660P Intermittent sound problem

The receiver display window flashes "PCM 48" when trying to play a DVD in my Pioneer DV-525 player. I get great video playback with intermittent sound every 2-3 seconds?? Any suggestions would be appreciated.

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When i turn on my STR-K660P nothing shows but the little lights that are on the 4 buttons on the top right of the face plate. Please Help Me!

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Pcm 48 khz

mine does the same thing. I found a pdf of the manual and it said this in the troubleshooting section:
""PCM--kHz" appears on the display. , The sampling frequency is more than 48 kHz. Change the DVD setting to 48 kHz."
I have my seiki tv hooked into the dvd/ld input through a coaxial cable, and I don't think my tv has a setting to change the sampling frequency. so I have no idea what to do. any help would be great!

Jan 15, 2014 | Sony STR-DE445 Receiver

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I cannot get sound from a sony BDS350 (Blue ray

This must be configuration problem on the BD player. In this case receiver just outputs the signal it receives digitally. If it displayes PCM 2ch, that means it receives only 2 channel audio from BD player.
You can try to configure the BD player not to decode audio and to output the RAW stream over coax cable to the receiver. Then the receiver should get raw Dolby Digital encoded data and be able to decode it into 5.1 channels. It should also display Dolby D instead of PCM in such case.

Feb 11, 2010 | Sony Audio & Video Receivers

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I have the code pcm 48 showing up on the display and dont no what it means or how to fix help please

PCM 48 means pulse code modulation at 48kHz. Your receiver is decoding digital information and displaying what format it is, and it's frequency. That is normal.

Dec 25, 2009 | Sony STR-DG810

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When on 5.1 dvd ther is no sound from rear speakers,but i can run the test tone ok

check to see that the dvd player sound setting is set to BITSTREAM and not pcm. pcm is only 2 channel. Then check to see that the volume setting for the rear speakers in dvd is up, most sony receivers hold different settings for different applications, (vid 1, sat/tv, dvd) and remember when you switch between them. Rear surround should be up all the way , I believe for your receiver that is +10 also make sure you enable the rear speakers in the setup menu for surround sound.

Nov 28, 2009 | Sony STR-DE525

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check/replace your speaker wires. If a wire came loose, it will go into "protect" mode and shut down, to protect from a short circuit.

Jun 16, 2008 | Sony STR-DE525

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HDMI sound?

I had the same problem with my PS3. I have a HD cable box with HDMI out, a Sony DVD player with HDMI out. The Sony receiver STR-DG800 only has the HDMI inputs (sat/tv and dvd) and the HDMI is only a pass through port and will not decode audio.
I purchase a HDMI 4 port switch from Newegg (HS-41A0 to hook up the DVD and PS3 to the DVD HDMI and switch between the DVD player and the PS3. It took me several days to figure out how to make this work with the settings on the reciver.

1 the DVD player must use the coaxial in jack for sound on the receiver.
2. the PS3 must use the optical connection on video1
3. the sound settings in the PS3 must be set to PCM
4. set the sound setting on the receiver to the following

a. on the remote press AMP button then the MENU button, next press the down arrow to you see 5- AUDIO SET - then press enter.
b.set sound decode priorty to PCM
c. next scroll down to you see digital assign - press enter
assign VID1 OPTICAL to DVD ( this allows the pcm output from the PS3 to play through the receiver), next assign DVD to COAXIAL setting DVD to DVD (this allows the digital sound to play from your DVD player).

So when you use your remote and select DVD, you can use your PS3 or DVD through the 1 DVD HDMI port.

Feb 04, 2008 | Audio & Video Receivers

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Digital optical from DVD player produces no audio

Hi, It sounds like your receiver is still looking for audio on the coaxial connection, rather than the optical.

1. Make sure the optical connection is between your DVD player and the LD/DVD Optical In on the back of your receiver.
2. If you have a monitor connected to the receiver to show the on-screen display, click Setup from the main menu, click Input Mode, then, next to LD/DVD choose Optical. It may be set to coaxial, analog or auto.

Alternatively, choose the input source on the front of your receiver (LD/DVD), then press Input Mode button (bottom right, near the input selector) till it displays Digital Optical.

If all else fails, reset the receiver by:
1. Turn off the receiver
2. Hold down DISPLAY and PANEL UP/DOWN buttons and press power.
3. All Clear should appear on the screen.

Use caution, however, as this will erase all the settings in your receiver.

Nov 28, 2007 | Sony STR-DA90ESG

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No sound from DVD player or didital audio

change the input mode by the little button on the front. See if that helps.

Nov 25, 2007 | Sony STR-DE545 Receiver

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