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Onkyo TX SR506 connection problems


Frank W

Hi there everyone. I am new to this forum and therefore probably not complying with all rules and regulations but I am sure someone will let me know my failings.

My problem is that I have recently purchased the following kit:- Panasonic TX 32LZD80 television, Onkyo TX SR506 AV Receiver, Sony playstation PS3 and Sky+HDBox.

I have connected as per instructions (I think) but I am unable to get full surround sound when playing blue ray disc on PS3. Centre speaker output only.

Question : Is all equipment fit for purpose.
If so what are the correct set up details.

At present HDMI from Sky unit to INS 1 on amp, HDMI from PS3 to INS2 on amp. HDMI out from amp to TV.

No problems with SKY and surround sound only with PS3.



Distinguished Member
The first problem is you are not getting true 5.1 surround from your SKYHD, it only outputs stereo over HDMI, your amp wil lbe processing this into dolby prologic II. You need to connect via optical as well for sky.

For the PS3 have you set your PS3 to output LPCM?

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