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Sony STR-DG510 Hi, I want to run HD video and 5.1 sound through the HDMI cable hooked up to the DVD input on the Sony STR-DG510. However the amp. display is telling me that it is on 'COAX' and I can't change it to HDMI even when pressing 'INPUT MODE'. How can I get Audio and Visuals running throught the one HDMI cable in the DVD socket? Regards - BAH

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I have this unit also. Fiber optic is the way to go. Actually I wanted the best sound available anyway (isnt that the purpose of a surround anyway) so I had already purchased the fiber optic cable before the receiver so I was surprised by the passive mode but for me anyway at least it wasnt an extra trip to the store. FYI cables are always 80% cheaper on the internet!!!

Posted on Jul 29, 2008

That really sux!!!

Posted on Jul 26, 2008

I think you have to run a separate audio line from the dvd to the 510, because the HDMI is only passive

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On this model you can't HDMI is a pass though just for video, No audio, you have to run audio with composite red/white, digital coax or fiber toslink

Posted on Jun 02, 2008

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