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Digital audio output not working

I can't get the digital optical output to work.

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There is a setting in the setup menus of your PS3 to enable digital optical output. You will also need to go into the setup of your amp or AV receiver to tell it that you wish to use digital optical audio, and associate it with the PS3 source selection.

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