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I cannot hear audio from my Sharp TV to my Sony Blu Ray Surround using optical cord. The television is connected to a cable box using standard high def cables for video and tradional (red/white) audio. The tv is then connected to the blu ray surround with an hdmi and optical audio. The surround works great on the blu ray, just not outputting the tv audio.

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You have to go into the audio setup menu and select optical out so the sound will be diverted from the internal speakers to the optical cable.

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SOURCE: Sharp Aquos LC42d64u has blurry picture...

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Is it slow and blurry? if yes then return it to warranty immediately. The video processing circuits are malfunctioning and the repair cost is prohibitive if you must pay for it on your own.

I hope it is still under warranty. So, do not delay getting it into the Sharp Authorized facility or back to the retailer you purchased it from.


The connection cable you use could have something to do with it, but is should work on all formats. The best for reliability and absence of blocking is just analog composite - but that is also the lowest picture resolution. S-video is okey too, but it is analog as well. Component is the highest grade; going to hdmi is just another way of receiving the signal - I don't think it will effect the error correction problem in any way. My opinion.

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i have had to replace the hdmi input board on these units to fix them.

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I have a similar problem. The Sharp TV aquos appears to be shutting down my blue ray player and dvd recorder when connected via HDMI. They work fine and never close down when I connect them via the rca cables either single video connection or a composite 3 cable rca lead. I have 3 HDMI inputs on the tv and the problem occurs on all 3. Any suggestions?

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Wow it seems as though you've pretty much done all of the applicable troubleshooting for this issue. The only other thing I can advise in this case is to consider purchasing a SD card. Some Blu Ray players require a little extra memory to function properly so they come with an SD card slot. Of course no one tells you this when you buy the player but it may be the solution to your problem.

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