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Trouble with the hooking up wiring for receiver, DVD/VCR combo and satellite to new DLP TV.

I just bought a 65"DLP tv and I'm trying to hook my DIRECTV satellite, combo DVD/VCR to my Onkyo TX-DS484 receiver. I don't have any volume coming from my new TV, only sound through surround sound speakers. Mute is not on. Is there a wiring diagram beside the one in my Onkyo owners manual. It doesn't have anything about satellite connections. Thanks for your assistance. jeff

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Jar50, lacking model numbers for your TV and Satellite, I would suggest connecting your DTV Satellite OPTICAL out to your 65"DLP. Connect your 65"DLP OPTICAL out to your Onkyo TX-DS484 OPTICAL in. If you are using the DIGITAL COAX, just substitute the instructions above from OPTICAL to COAX.
Hope this helps.

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the 7.1 sound not all the movies has that feature and u need to emulate it, doit in the dolby digital ex and the speakers must sound.

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