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No sound from digital out on PS3 using optical cable

I can not get my PS3 software version 2.0 to output sound to my Sony STR-D845 receiver through its optical output.I have tried changing the settings numerous times and also changing from bitstream to PCM, nothing seems to work. Cable and receiver work fine with other DVD players. 
Any help will be greatly appreciated.

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Re: No sound from digital out on PS3 using optical cable

Does the end of the optical cable glow red when hooked up to your PS3 while the PS 3 is powered on? Look at it without the cable plugged into the STR-D845.

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Re: No sound from digital out on PS3 using optical cable

In the sound settings on the ps3 test select multipal or if not always in sound settings on the ps3 configure the optical audio source and configure tested and working myself

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