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Receiver to ps3 optical - no sound

Ive linked my ps3 to a phillips lx700 system via an optical cable. ive set the ps3 audio to optical out and set the receiver to disc di which should be the right channel but no sound comes through. any ideas?

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Who else didn't get a User's Manual with their lx700? Here's a link to the PDF:
http://www.p4c.philips.com/files/l/lx700_21s/lx700_21s_dfu_eng.pdf
Read page 13.

Posted on Dec 31, 2008

Check the settings on your PS3, I have my PS3 connected the this system using optical (by way of an AV switch) and have no issues.

Posted on Jun 03, 2008

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OPTION2: (Using LX700 button)
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