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  1. help setting up optical output to headphones and receiver

    System Setup and Connection
    I just finshed setting up my hometheater/computer/desk in my bedroom and am having trouble with the optical output. My tv only has 1 optical output and no analogue outputs for audio. I am using a denon receiver that has an optical input and no optical outputs. Also, digital signals are not...
  2. Connect all HDMI to TV and optical to Receiver?

    Remotes | Cables | Accessories | Tweaks
    The technical service of my cable company gave me the following suggestion. I am suspicious because I am not an expert. To get better sound in my 5.1 HT, he suggested to connect hdmi output from the DVD-player to hdmi input to the TV and to connect the hdmi out from the set-top box (cable...
  3. Game and Pandora - same time with projector using optical audio cable?

    Video Game Systems | Video Games
    I know this question has been brought up before but hoping to get a better step by step solution. I'm pretty new when it comes to this stuff. How can I hook PS4 and cable box up to receiver, with the receiver HDMI out to a projector, so that I can choose to watch Cable or play PS4 but have a...
  4. 5.1 from laptop USB sound card via optical (Dolby Digital Live)

    System Setup and Connection
    I'm trying to set up 5.1 in my living room but nothing seems to work. I have a 10+ year old Bose Lifestyle AV28 receiver that goes out to the paired Acoustimass PS-28 subwoofer (which has the RCA connections to all 5 double-cube speakers). The input to the receiver is an optical cable that is...
  5. Coaxial to Optical Digital Audio Converter needed for audio although connected via HDMI. Why?

    System Setup and Connection
    My brother left his HT package for me and I cant understand why a Coaxial to Optical Digital Audio Converter is required for the audio to work. HDMI transmits audio and video right? The receiver I have is Marantz SR3053 (link -...
  6. Hdmi vs optical cable audio passthrough.

    System Setup and Connection
    Hey guys. What would be your opinion? A hdd media player with both optical n hdmi outputs. Should i be comfortable with the audio from the hdmi port or should i assign audio only through the optical cable? Which would be superior if applicable.
  7. Can i improve optical fiber quality by changing sound card?

    Home Theater System Recommendations
    Hi everyone,i bought a sound card at around 20 $, i connect it to my jvc dolby surround eq,and i use an optical fiber to connect it so an ac3 can start the 5.1 surround system,but somehow the sound is just not right,all the channels work fine,just that the sound quality is not exactly right,i am...
  8. REW & Optical Output from my laptop

    REW Forum
    I'm sure this has been asked and answered but I could not find the answer with searches. I have a laptop which is running Windows XP. The laptop has a headphones jack that doubles as a mini-optical output. I have a usb microphone (UMM-6; calibrated from Cross Spectrum Labs). I do have a 3.5...
  9. REW optical connection and windows 8

    REW Forum
    Hello All - I am new to rew and have done countless hours of reading and researching in preparation to using the program to measure my room. One thing I havent been able to find is any info on using windows 8 and if there is anything I need to know that is different for it. The other question...
  10. Optical switch

    Remotes | Cables | Accessories | Tweaks
    Can anyone recommend an optical switch for me? My Pioneeer VSX-517 AVR has only one optical input. I need to connect at least 2 devices to the AVR with optical cables.
  11. Speakers to TV via Digital Optical Out?

    Home Audio Speakers
    I have 2 extra satellite speakers that are not being used for my home theater so I would like to use them in my bedroom to improve the quality of sound from my TV. I have major issues with voice being too soft and everything else being too loud and adjusting the audio settings on the TV don't...
  12. Blown Optical Block on Panny ae2000u, any quick/cheap fix?

    Home Theater Projectors
    or is that the death knell of the projector? Pro audio/video fix it place says $2500 to repair/replace but I don't know if that is simply because they want me to buy a projector from them or if it truly is dead. Thoughts?
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