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Optical connection only plays in PCM

Can't get the optical output to become digital--stays PCM and the digital light on the display will not turn red

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SOURCE: PCM vs Dolby Digital

OK, I just figured this out. Go to the audio options in your DVD player and switch from pcm to bitstream. Now my movies sound right again.

Posted on Dec 10, 2008

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hi,
check the following on ur tv


1. Press MENU to display the MENU screen,
and then press c/d to select "Digital
Setup".
2. Press a/b to select "Audio Setup", and then
press ENTER.
3. Press a/b to select "PCM" or "Dolby
Digital", and then press ENTER.
4. Press MENU to exit.

PCM The optical output terminal output studio signal in PCM form. If your digital audio system does not support Dolby Digital, select "PCM".

Dolby Digital
The optical output terminal outputs audio signal in Dolby Digital form. it reproduces sound from surround program of digital.

also check the input assignment of ur dvd palyer's tv input. if it is selected as analog then change it to digital.
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My PS3 will not play sound on my Sony Bravia HDX275 surround sound system. I have the HDMI cable plugged from the PS3 to the TV. I have another HDMI cable from the receiver to the TV as well as a opitcal...


Hello,

Adjust the system's audio output settings. These settings are mainly used when the system is connected to audio devices that support digital audio output, such as AV amplifiers (receivers) for home entertainment systems.
1.
Confirm the formats supported by your audio device.
Settings vary depending on supported formats. For details, refer to the instructions supplied with the audio device.
2.
Select in_soundset.gif (Sound Settings) under in_setting.gif (Settings) in the home menu.
3.
Select [Audio Output Settings].
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Select the input connector on the audio device. Channel numbers and audio formats that are supported vary depending on the connector in use.
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Select audio output formats.
Select all output formats that are supported by the audio device in use. If [Audio Input Connector / SCART / AV MULTI] is selected in step 4, the screen for selecting audio output formats will not be displayed. If [HDMI] is selected, you can also select to automatically set the audio output format. (In this case, the HDMI device must be turned on.)
soundoutput003.jpg 6.
Check your settings.
You can go back to the previous screen and revise the settings by pressing the in_left_key.gif button.
soundoutput002.jpg 7.
Save your settings.
The audio output settings are saved on the system.
Hints
  • [Linear PCM 2 Ch.] audio is set to be output from all output connectors by default. If you change the audio output settings, audio will be output only from the connectors that were set.
  • If you change the audio output settings, the system will no longer be able to output audio from multiple output connectors at the same time. For example, if your system is connected to a TV via an HDMI cable and to an audio device via a digital optical cable and you switch to [Digital Out (Optical)] under [Audio Output Settings], audio will no longer be output from the TV. To output audio from the TV, switch the setting to [HDMI], or select in_setting.gif (Settings) > in_soundset.gif (Sound Settings) > [Audio Multi-Output] and set the option to [On].
  • If you select [Linear PCM 2 Ch. 88.2 kHz] or [Linear PCM 2 Ch. 176.4 kHz] in step 5, sound may be intermittent or may not be emitted from some audio devices.
  • When using an HDMI cable, only [Linear PCM 2 Ch.] audio will be output from PlayStation®2 and PlayStation® format software. To output Dolby Digital or DTS audio, you must connect the PS3™ system and the audio device using a digital optical cable and switch to [Digital Out (Optical)] under [Audio Output Settings].
  • If a device that is not compatible with the HDCP (High-bandwidth Digital Content Protection) standard is connected to the system using an HDMI cable, video and/or audio cannot be output from the system.
(Information taken from here)

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Connecting a digital audio optical system
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