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No sound from onkyo speakers, only from the TV

Motorola cable box and Samsung LED tv

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Make sure that the place it is plugged into the TV is an output and not an input for the fiber optic cable, and the place it is plugged into the Onkyo is an input and an output for the fiber optic cable. This can be connected backwards very easy. Then you want to make sure that the Onkyo is properly set on the right function to listen to the TV. Check your owners manual on how to set up the optical input and have it assigned to the function you are trying to use. Sometimes these type of receivers have an input mode button that you can set to "optical" or "analog" or "digital" or "auto". Try changing those settings after you make sure the TV optical is an "OUTPUT" and the optical on the Onkyo is a "INPUT".

After you have these thing set right you should be able to listen to it like this.

I hope this helps, if you need more help just reply back on this post, but please give more detail about the connectors and on the TV and the Onkyo, and about the digital input settings on the Onkyo. It would also help to know the model numbers of both the TV and the receiver. There is no way to check out what each of your devices are capable of doing without knowing the model numbers to look up the specs.

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Posted on Sep 07, 2008

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SOURCE: Onkyo TX-SR606 getting no sound from HDMI sources

Not sure if this is your fix, but I had what I thought was the same problem. I played with my Onkyo quite a bit ensuring the correct assignments for HDMI, audio and all that stuff. Turns out I neglected to make sure the output devices were properly assigned. Many devices aren't default to output sound over HDMI. I changed the audio out settings on the cable box to HDMI and suddenly the Onkyo worked great. I know, I'm an idiot for not checking that in the first place, but maybe someone out there is having the same trouble as well.

Posted on Apr 05, 2009

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SOURCE: Picture sound blackout (blink) when cable box/receiver HDMI used

Onkyo service told me, the second timethat I called them, that there is a known HDMI handshake issue with Motorola and Atlanta Scientific cable boxes. The only solution, and it was a solution, is to connect the box through the HDMI 1 port ONLY. All the other (2,3,4) result in blinking/dropping of signal. I did this, changed the cable/satelilte setting to HDMI 1 and all is well.

Posted on Apr 19, 2009

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SOURCE: How do I connect my Samsung Model un46b8000xf led to onkyo receiv

Use the TOSLINK - the optical/digital connector on both devices.

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There is lot of ways to connect a digital receiver to the TV. Make sure you use the same kind of output from "Monitor Out" to TV, as you used to the input. Firstly being the HDMI giving the best picture clarity so if that's the case; just check the two ends of connection. If connected properly, then there could be some problem with the signal. Second it could be the standard red, white yellow wires. In this case, check all the wires are in their respective positions and matches with the colour of the socket. Yellow is for video and red and white are for left and right audio. And third is the standard TV in. Check both the connection ends in this case, if connected properly, then it is a signal problem.


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Posted on Jul 21, 2011

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