This is very annoying. Sponsored/Promoted Content Main menu News Latest News Elac Element EA101EQ-G amplifier has room calibration and app control 10 Christmas gift ideas under £50 Noble Audio Sage: an "entry-level" pair of £500 Maybe, one day, they'll all agree a comms standard! However, this is more than merely ignorance on my part; in truth, different manufacturers seem to configure their AV systems differently and it is often difficult to be sure about what http://vidivit.com/sky-hd/sky-optical-output-not-working.html
The Sky HD box puts out stereo digital audio onto its HDMI connector, and provides 5.1 (surround sound) digital audio on separate connectors. This solution, which ought to make the Sky HD box look like a well behaved HDMI source, may well be the answer. I will get onto the HD Cable people and let you know what they say. I should say I have it hooked up the the headphone socket but the sound is just not that good. http://helpforum.sky.com/t5/Archived-Discussions/No-sound-on-optical-output/td-p/2064812
As it only changes the volume on the Toshiba telly which is muted as running through the HDMI 1channel Any advise whether this is possible? Hope this helps. I know this is probably a ridiculous question, but I presume the LG TV you've purchased is UHD? 🙂 Reply Ed Davies says: October 5, 2016 at 1:23 pm Thanks Wayne, Sky Hd Box Audio Output Connections Find More Posts by Legendary 14-05-2009, 12:52 #8 Loneh Forum Member Join Date: Nov 2005 Location: Belfast Posts: 6 I have same problem.
Sky customer service advisor on September 6, 2013 said: Great advice! Sky Hd Optical Cable Best regards Tom paul rudd December 7th, 2012 at 10:44 pm hi tom, i have read your couple of threads on the 5.1 surround/sky issue, and you sound as though you My only other suggestion is to try disconnecting the HDMI cable from your amp and plugging it directly into the TV instead to see if the optical output then works. http://forums.digitalspy.co.uk/showthread.php?t=929066 So the solution is the direct HDMI connection to the TV, with the optical connection remaining to the amp for audio.
My amp is always in standby , and when using the AV input I receive both sound and picture, Sky box is an Amstrad with both optical and Digital Coax connected Connecting Surround Sound To Sky Hd Box Tweet Send this by Email Leave a comment, ask a question, or air your views! 35 Comments to "How To Connect Your Sky Box To Your Home Cinema System" Barry Crowhurst regards, paul Tom G December 8th, 2012 at 11:31 am Hi Paul It is often unwise to promote ones-self as an expert… if one isn't! You need that going to the amp for when you want to listen to surround sound. This 'bypass' solution was not a consideration when I bought the AV receiver, I had hoped that I
Similarly, most surround sound amplifiers have audio inputs alongside the HDMI inputs that can be assigned, so this device isn't necessary in those situations." So there is an alternative, albeit at I can't comment on whether an over-air firmware update HAS caused the change, other to say that it wouldn't surprise me. Sky Hd Box Optical Out Problems Loading... How To Connect Sky Box To Surround Sound System The new one doesn't seem to work though.
andrew mcneil 28,293 views 12:11 How to Install a Sky HD Box (Non PVR Version) - Duration: 4:00. weblink Reply 0 Kudos Report Content tgossai Explorer 3 Posts December 2013 Re: Sky+HD with HDMI and Optical/Coax for Audio ? Click here to cancel reply. But we are now hearing about all sorts of other issues that people have too! Sky Sound Settings Optical
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Transcript The interactive transcript could not be loaded. Sky Hd No Sound Through Optical Brian on May 26, 2014 said: Hi, I have a panasonic sa-pt170 home theatre system, a sky HD box & a panasonic TX-50AS520B tv. The easiest way to do this is look at the front of your receiver. Most will have a visual indicator that shows when 5.1 sound is being received.
DavidMarfe 53,357 views 15:42 Extracting Saved Recordings from Sky Digibox (Plus/HD) Video Guide - Duration: 9:48. The one from the amp to the TV is a 2010 Audiquest chocolate one so well shielded but maybe only HDMI 1.4. hdfreesattv 7,313 views 5:13 ONKYO AVR AV Home Cinema Receiver - Installing Sky+HD - Duration: 3:58. How To Connect Soundbar To Sky Hd Box All brand or product names are or may be trademarks of, and are used to identify products and services of, their respective owners.
The steps for choosing optical digital are all above, pay special attention to the last bit when your press HOME on the Onkyo amp and choose the optical from the pop ok Have you tested using the amp on video passthrough mode? michael37 View Public Profile Find More Posts by michael37 13-05-2009, 18:38 #5 sidonaldson Forum Member Join Date: May 2009 Posts: 3 ive tried different cables which doesnt help one
I had to disconnect to get a carpet fitted and now i can only get sound through my TV. When you first turn sky on the surround amp flashes the dolby digital light for a fraction of a section then goes. I have ordered high spec HDMI cables last night - currently the HDMI from the SILVER to the AMP is the one supplied by SKY so presumable is a HDMI 2.0. Normal or Dolby D.
I guess the key message is to study the manuals… and experiment… especially before you spend any money on other kit that may not be needed! Loading... Some AV Receivers do provide multiple digital audio inputs which they switch to the TV along with the associated digital video inputs; it looks like this approach might be good for I have invested in an optical switch?
If however i unplug the HDMI cable from my sky box and just leave the optical lead plugged in the sound comes through in DD then when I plug the HDMI