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No sound through the speakers...


I bought HT-R508. I spent nearly two days to try to get the sound through speakers. I still couldn’t get a sound from my ps3.

Actually I tried nearly every solution that I could do and tried troubleshooting through the manual. But I think I am missing the point at DTS settings. I am able to see the picture from ps3 1080p with no trouble. I can hear the sound from my tv through amplifier aswell. But no sound from my speakers. Also my speakers are all correctly connected because I am able to listen to my I pod through the onkyo amplifier..

My connections are:


  1. hdmi cable from tv to onkyo hdmi out.
  2. hdmi cable from ps3 out to onkyo hdmi in 1
  3. digital optical cable from ps3 to onkyo digital optical in1 (i did this just incase also tried it with out aswell)


The dvd which plays in ps3 is DTS feature. I also did the sounds setting from the dvd menu to DTS 5.1 and also tried 5.1 doulby digital aswell.


I also did my auto microphone settings and didn’t have any problem.


I am looking forward to hear a advice from you,

Thank you vey much,



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Re: No sound through the speakers...

It may be the PS3
you have to select Optical Out 5.1 etc first.
That PS3 is not user friendly at all.

Colin Graham.

Posted on Nov 18, 2007

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