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post #1 of 4 Old 11-07-2013, 04:34 PM - Thread Starter
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I just purchased a Polk Surroundbar 5000 and I'm having some issues that I'm hoping someone can assist with. My setup is simple; PS3 is hooked up to TV with HDMI and TV is hooked up to soundbar with digital optical cable. When watching TV the soundbar works perfectly and it also works perfectly when playing a bluray disc. However, I get no sound when using the PS3 for anything other than playing a bluray disc. I'm assuming I must have a setting configured wrong in the PS3 or possibly on my TV, but I've spent multiple hours trying to figure it out to no avail.

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I just purchased a Polk Surroundbar 5000 and I'm having some issues that I'm hoping someone can assist with. My setup is simple; PS3 is hooked up to TV with HDMI and TV is hooked up to soundbar with digital optical cable. When watching TV the soundbar works perfectly and it also works perfectly when playing a bluray disc. However, I get no sound when using the PS3 for anything other than playing a bluray disc. I'm assuming I must have a setting configured wrong in the PS3 or possibly on my TV, but I've spent multiple hours trying to figure it out to no avail.

Any insight is greatly appreciated!

Thanks - Napsacker

List what "anything other" includes.
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"Other" would be PS3 games, Netflix, Amazon Prime and it doesn't even make the normal 'tick" sound when you toggle from one app to another.

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I'm guessing that your TV will not output dolby digital over optical. Try setting your PS3 to output stereo only and see what happens.
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