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Sony Audio Optical Out to Bose Optical In not working

I have a Sony SXRD.XBR code kds-r50xbr1 and a Bose lifestyle system. I have run my HDMI cables from my cable box and my ps3 into the TV. Then I want to connect to my BOSE system. I assume that I should use the digital audio optical out connector to get the best sound to my bose. However, I cannot get the digital optical out to work at all from the TV. If I connect the cable box directly to the bose it works, sames goes with the PS3. However, my bose system has only one optical in slot, so I was hoping to use the TV so I can listen to both as digital sound. Why would this not work (ps, I've gone into my settings for all of the components and followed the instructions, such as turning speaker off on the sony tv to access the audio out option)

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  • Anonymous Mar 16, 2014

    Tried connecting using digital output cable from Bose to TV and there is no sound. It works if I choose to connect from Bose to Directv box or xbox 360. I would like to hook it up directly to TV.

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Set the source for Optical-In on the Bose system to TV

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  • Kathy Sherman Sep 23, 2013

    I have the same issue and I've set the source for the optical-in on the Bose to TV. Sound still does not come out of Bose.

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