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Sony Ht St3 connection enquiry

kiddafev

Standard Member
Hi, I've got my 5.1 system set up including sky HD in the living room which works fine, I then have a 20m HDMI cable from the sky box via a splitter to a TV in the conservatory so I can watch the same channel in there, I've just got the sony sound bar and connected to the TV via the optical cable. What sound will I be getting watching movies and sport transmitted in 5.1 on Sky? I watched a bit of a movie yesterday and it "sounded" in stereo.
Shaun.
 

reecie

Well-known Member
The majority of TVs only pass through stereo from their optical outputs even if they receive a 5.1 input. So odds are that is what you are getting.
 

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