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Discussion in 'AV Receivers & Amplifiers' started by Little Angel, Mar 8, 2006.

  1. Little Angel

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    What is the best way to get the sounbd from my sky + box to my DHT 500SD?
    At present I have scart to TV & audio cables to sky + box to get sound out through surround speakers, howver when I remove the audio cables I still get sound through speakers suggesting audio feed is going from sky + to tv (through) scart then back to Denon through scart.
    Can anyone advise me?
    Is it worth connecting denon & sky + with digital optical cables?
    I don't understand why sound still coming out when audio cables not connected.
    Thank you in advance for your help.

    LA
     
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    Scart carries picture and sound so the audio connections are not required. However I would use optical for Sky+ as this will probably provide superior sound quality and make Dolby Digital transmissions available to you. I think you have to assign the optical in to the appropriate source (can a 500sd owner confirm?)
     
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    Thank you for your reply.
    I have removed the audio connections.
    I have now also connected my sky + to my denon with an optical lead, however, If I pull the scart out of my tv whicvh comes from my denon I lose sound & picture. I would have thought that I would have just lost picture & not sound as it was a seperate connection. Is there a setting in my denon I have to change to enable the optical input?? I have had a look at the manual to no avail...

    I am grateful for help with this.
    LA
     
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    To play the sound from the optical in switch the Denon to 'Video 2' channel and press the 'input mode' button on the remote until it says 'Digital' on the display.
     

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