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  • chaswilson Mar 11, 2008

    This is a Pioeer 506XDE plasma TV. There is no " settings" menu. There is Home Menu, with sub-menus for Picture, Sound, Setup and Options. None of these allow for selection of audio out format. At least as far as I can see. Are you perhaps talking about an engineering menu?
    Cheers
    Wilson Scullion

  • chaswilson Mar 12, 2008

    Hi
    The TV is fed from a SKY HD box via HDMI. Also fed from a Pioneer DVD/HD recorder, and Home theatre system, again via HDMI via a switch box.I want to take an optical audio feed from the TV to my Pioneer AV amp, to feed my good speaker system, whilst still viewing the TV via HDMI. I feed the Sky HD optical output to the AV amp, no problem. Get no output from the Pioneer TV box, no matter what input is feeding it.
    Hope this helps.

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Hi,

Did you turn on the option of audio output via optical in the settings menu?

Posted on Mar 11, 2008

  • Damen Wong
    Damen Wong Mar 12, 2008

    Could you please tell me how the TV is hooked up to your whole system at home?

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