Onkyo 806 and HD Audio from PS3 - quick question

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    My mate recently got a new Onkyo 806 and both he and I aren't sure if it's set up properly for HD audio playback.

    His source is a PS3 and this is currently set to LPCM out via HDMI.

    When playing back a blu-ray with either type of HD soundtrack, the display on the Onkyo doesn't indicate that any HD source is being received.

    Can anyone confirm what the display on the Onkyo should read and give any other info regarding HD audio playback..??

    cheers

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    Follow the guide in sticky post in the Onkyo owners forum. It explains the settings for both the PS3 and the amp but remember the PS3 is decoding the audio so the amp has nothing to decode and therefore as it is receiving a LPCM stream, it doesn't know what it is and simply will display multi-channel. You will not see the audio format on the amp's display but you can bring it up on screen by pressing the display button on the PS3's BD remote or X (I think) on the PS3 controller during playback.
     
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    Excellent, thanks very much for your time to explain.

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