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Sony k840pr surround not working

Inputs is optical SPDIF, and the reciever picks up dolby digital or DTS depending on which DVD or Blu-ray is on, but sound only comes out of center channel and sub woofer.

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    tim2635 Feb 27, 2013

    The set-up is as follows: It is aHTPC with HDMI out to TV, the out signal is 2-channel by default, but with DTS and Dolby digital encoding. The SPDIF comes from the television to the receiver, and the reciever is picking up the pass-through codec. It shows the speakers as active but no sound is coming out (except from center). The speaker have been checked and they all work.

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SOURCE: NO SURROUND SOUND WHEN PLAYING BLU-RAY

Your amplifier should "downgrade" the signal to 5.1, even if the disc isn't using it. It is most likely a setting on your amp that may need adjusting for "types" of digital to accept on its input. If you can, set your optical input on your amp to "auto". This way it will automatically detect and switch for the proper incoming audio feed

Posted on Jan 03, 2008

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go in blue ray dvd menu as dvd is playing and select the audio out formatt u wann use has to be on 6.1 or least 5.1 digital not 2.o ch ok and u may be seding the digital with the hdmi outs not both be hard for it to do doe syour tv had digital opti out run that to reivciver on digital input ok tell blue ray options menu also digital oput bitrate ok

Posted on Jan 18, 2008

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SOURCE: No Audio

Hi,

Your receiver is the Denon AVR 2105 and not the Sony STR-DG510 5.1 Channels Receiver?

Posted on Jan 20, 2008

Anonymous

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SOURCE: No Audio

What port do you have the HDMI from you BD player into on the 510. If you have it on the DVD port then fiber optic will do you no good, the DVD HDMI only supports digital coax, the Video2 HDMI only accepts fiber optic, and there is an extra fiber optic for the Sat input. If your BD player does not have digital coax out, or if you dont want to buy another cable, just move the HDMI from DVD to Video2 on the 510. I am willing to bet you have the BD player plugged into the DVD HDMI port and the fiber optic cable from you BD player to the Video2 fiber input.

Posted on Jan 27, 2008

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SOURCE: I only get sound out of 2 front speakers with 5.1.

refer owner manual page 46-51, try different surrounding sound modes.
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Posted on Apr 08, 2009

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