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No Digital Output

I have a Sony STR-DA5000ES reciever that when turned to Coax Digital output, will not put out sound. The digital screen will say Stream Info (unlock). I go to the Stream menu under main menu, enter it, and it tells me that a certain specification is unlocked, and it will not deviate from this setting, it has always said that. I do not understand why the reciever locks up like this when nothing I have done changes. It works on analog setting still, but not digital. I have tried different cables, checked the plug-ins, and tried different DVD players and nothing changes it. I have reset the reciever, unplugged everything and then reattched it all, and no change. Very frusturatng, please help!

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Re: No Digital Output

"Unlocked" only means that it isn't detecting a digital signal on the input. "Locked" conversely means that it has locked on to a digital signal. My Sony receiver behaves this way.

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