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Surround sound through my ps3

I used to get surround sound through my ps3 when playing blue ray movies. now i only get sound through my tv. nothing has changed with the system.

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Are you using an HDMI cable?
Make sure that you go to audio settings and select the correct audio output.

Posted on Sep 02, 2008

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