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Tv sound & surround sound

My ps3 is connected via hdmi to a new samsung 54 LCD 1080. How can I get sound on the tv & my surround sound speakers at the same time? I've played with the settings & it only lets me have speaker sound or tv sound - not both. Any easy solution? Thanks.

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Re: tv sound & surround sound

Do you have audio hooked up to your surround system from your tv ? if not you need this this to get both. from the PS3 to the TV and from the TV to the surround system. if you have HDMI on your surround system plug it in that way instead . PS3 to surround system then TV to to surround system .

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Re: tv sound & surround sound

Try using a splitter to send signal from ps3 to tv and to reciver standard a/v connection sell a Y splitter turns one out into 2
dont know if your using optical connection though

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Re: tv sound & surround sound

Go to Settings/SoundSettings/AudioOutputSettings/AudioInputConnector or DigitalOut depending on type of input you are using for surround.

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