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Originally Posted by BowerR64 /forum/post/16967334
It says all this stuff but im not even sure what it is or what benifit it is for me.
Like SRS true surround XT? what is that? Is it a simulated surround sound using the stock tv speakers?
Originally Posted by thecrazykevy /forum/post/16967479
The Dolby Digital one just means it outputs Dolby Digital 5.1 for OTA broadcasts, most likely with an optical port.
Originally Posted by MrBobb /forum/post/16968175
U are badly in need of an in-house geek.
U don't turn it on, u simply hookup the TV optical output to an audio receiver that has an optical in, then set your receiver to play 5.1 and BAM! *IF* a 5.1 signal is broadcast from whatever source yer getting your program from.
Originally Posted by BowerR64 /forum/post/16970203
MrBobb you make it sound so easy, hook it up and bam! its all good.
Originally Posted by MrBobb /forum/post/16972007
For us geeks, it's child's play.
The good news is, it probly wont require any further expense, it's all twisting the right buttons.
Originally Posted by BowerR64 /forum/post/17030239
Well no matter what i do i cant get the 5.1 to pass threw the tv, all i get is 2 channel surround or 3 channel what ever it is. Its just the standard prologic surround with the mono rear and no LFE channel.
Originally Posted by jcalabria /forum/post/17030354
In general, TVs will only output 5.1 Dolby Digital from programming received by their internal tuner. Only 2 channel PCM is output when the source is any external source, including HDMI.
To get 5.1 from an external source such as cable or satellite tuner or a DVD or BD player, you have two ways to achieve this:
- Connect the HDMI output of the source to the AV receiver, then the HDMI out of the receiver to the TV.
Source[HDMI] > Receiver[HDMI] > TV
- Connect the HDMI from the source directly to the TV (as you have now) and then also connect a separate optical or coaxial digital audio connection between the source and the receiver.
Source[HDMI] > TV plus... Source[Optical/Coax] > Receiver