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Home Cinema Sound problem...


Standard Member

I'm trying to hook up my Philips dvd recorder, & my Sky+ box, to my Sony home cinema. However, though i've bought an optical splitter, the dvd player only broadcasts in 5.1 when the Sky box is turned off. When I turn it back on it overides the dvd, & broadcasts the sound from the Sky+ box.

Does anyone know whether there is anyway of getting round this, or whether there is an optical splitter I can buy that can alternate between the two signals, & broadcast only the sound of what i'm watching?

Many thanks!



Well-known Member
What usnits are you using??

Do you have coaxial digital outputs on any of the units and inputs on the sony??

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