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I have a JVC rx-6032v receiver and I have a fiber optic audio cable going from cox cable box to receiver, still not getting sound, is there a setting on the receiver that I need to set in order to get surround sound?

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  • smithjoel084 Jul 12, 2008

    I already had the manual on my computer. There is not an optical option on my receiver. If there is I cant figure it out.

  • smithjoel084 Jul 12, 2008

    im sorry I did not know how all this RATING thing works. I am sincerely sorry for giving you a bad rating. Thank you for your time and assistance.


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Yes, you must use the setup menu and assign the optical input to the input you are using. Some receivers have a "input mode" switch. If this one does, you only ned to press it until it says "optical". If you have a owners manual, it will decribe all the settings that need to be made to accomplish what you need.

If you do not have one, I have uploaded one to my website for you do have. It will only be there for a limited time before I remove it, so get it quickly. You need Adobe Reader to read this, so if you don't already have iton your computer you can download it free here:

Here is the link to the owners manual:

I would appreciate a "FixYa!" rating for this free information and manual. Let me know if I can be of any further help.


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    Dave DeGain Jul 12, 2008

    Since you have given me a bad rating for trying to help you I will no longer offer you any help, I did find find the answer you need. You should consider not giving people a bad rating when they are only offering help to you (help that is free of cost). I have better things to do with my time than to help people who are not appreciative of FREE help.

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    Dave DeGain Jul 13, 2008

    Sorry for being a little upset over the rating, I guess that they do not tell people how the ratings effect the person getting rated. For future reference, the "FixYa!" is the rating for helping people solve their problem or if it gives them the information they need to solver their problem or make the proper decision on what to do about their problem. The "helpful" rating is a good rating, but it does pull down an experts score when they have a high rating such as mine. "The thanks for trying" is a very bad rating that pulls down anybodys score unless the are already below 50%. That is a rating that is for somebody helping, but not offering anything useful. I won't offer help if I can't offer something useful, just to avoid that rating. The "Inaproppriate" rating is just that, inapropriate, nothing to do with the problem or just really bad information that causes a problem. You must be careful who you believe around this place. I have seen many experts who claim to know about things and give answers that are not only bad sometimes, but even dangerous. I pride myself on my knowledge and ability to help people with their problems, and only do this as a service to others, a way of giving back. Sometimes I get a little upset witha bad rating when I know I have given the correct answer. Sometimes the correct answer is to take the equipment to a service center. Most people do not want to hear that though.

    Your answer:

    Check page 18, 19, and 20 (page numbers in adobe reader in the menu bar, page 16,17, and 18 on the document itself) of the owners manual . It describes exactly how to set the digital inputs. It even has a diagram of the front of the receiver with the buttons you need to push labeled.

    It is possible that your manual is different from the one I put online at my website, since you could not find the answer in yours and it is in the manual I uploaded. At least give it a look.

    Here is a diagram of the front of your unit withth e "input digital " button pointed out. Also read about how to assign the digital inputs. The factory default for optical is the CD input.


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