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How do i use the dolby digital

I just got the vr 405 from a freind and i cant use the dolby digital

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  • Anonymous Apr 25, 2009

    I have the vr-405 system (since 2001) and after hooking up a play station 3 for the blue ray and my Samsung HD TV, I can not get the system to play the 5.1 Dolby signal. Any suggestions on how I can fix this?

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More specifically, you must use fiber optic (optical) cable. I've had this since 2000, believe me, I know.

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You have to connect your dvd player to your kenwood receiver by using the digital port.

DVD ------------ Digital out
Receiver ------------- Digital input

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