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Only "L" and "R" show with 5.1 input

I have the unit RT 2360 connected to a DVD player through a coax digital connection.I am dead certain the audio on the DVD I am playing is 5.1 coded; however, the unit only shows "L" and "R" in the red,in theblue boxes (in Dolby Digital mode) and as per the manual this means it is getting audio info on only these two channels. Anyone got ideas what's happening here ?

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This is a new install, right?

What's the DVD player sending out to it? Could be Stereo PCM instead of 5.1. Check its settings.

Posted on Feb 09, 2010

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