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Ps3 connecting ps3 via optical lead if possoble

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You need to go to SETTINGS, Sound Settings, then choose the correct output for your needs there.

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I have the V363 but yours looks the same.

Enjoy great sound :)

OH: choose the DTV input then stereo and then dolby etc .. cheers

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