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I have a sony str-de485 reciver im trying to get digital sound it is only playing in prologic. im trying to hook up my xbox 360 the digital option is activated on the xbox i have a fiberoptic cable attached and the reciver is set to the right port

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Please make sure that the connections are firm. Then check if the input mode is set to auto in. Also try to change the sound field on the receiver and try. If the issue perform reset by turning OFF the receiver and press n hold the MODE button along with the power button till S.F clear appears on the receiver and try. You can also try to disconnect and reconnect the power cord from wall outlet for 2 minutes and try.

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