Looking on the 'net it seems most TV's can't decode/downmix Dolby digital. How did you know I have a split personality?? Tom G July 29th, 2010 at 3:22 pm Hi Chris, the honest answer is the unhelpful one of "I don't know". Watch Queue Queue __count__/__total__ Find out whyClose SKY HD 2TB Box dolby sound issue Neil Pitman SubscribeSubscribedUnsubscribe1717 Loading...
In the Onkyo did you remember to use the AUDIO settings option to set the optical input in preference to the HDMI? The Sky HD box puts out stereo digital audio onto its HDMI connector, and provides 5.1 (surround sound) digital audio on separate connectors. Metz Gaming 32,266 views 6:40 How To Update The Sky+ HD Box Software Start To Finish - Duration: 15:42. I thought the problem was i needed an optical cable, so today i got on and have tried various ways TV to Sky, Sky to reciver etc but still no sound Homepage
Sign in to add this video to a playlist. If the connected equipment is not compatible with the Dolby Digital output the connected equipment may emit 'White Noise' or no sound. Report Abuse Post 4 of 5 1,206 Views 0 Likes FraserMci Runner Posts: 3 Joined: 24-01-2015 Re: Dolby Digital, receiver, tv issue....HDMI or Optical?
Chris Mumford August 9th, 2010 at 12:45 pm Thanks for the reply Tom. derek500 View Public Profile Find More Posts by derek500 21-02-2013, 09:42 #9 Rob Manson Forum Member Join Date: Aug 2006 Posts: 54 Derek, I get silence. I can assure you we aren't trying to get you to upgrade by stealth. Sky 5.1 Over Hdmi Or is it completely silent?
Highlight 'Optical output' usesing the left/right arrows to change the setting to 'Dolby D'. Sky Hd Box Audio Output Connections It also seems the case that if your TV can handle DD signals over HDMI, if you set the output to DD and the programme isn't broadcast in DD then you Sign in Share More Report Need to report the video? JMP Satellite Solutions Ltd 4,542 views 0:54 Loading more suggestions...
Tom G March 13th, 2012 at 8:01 pm Hi Paul I don't know those particular devices so I'm not sure I can be a lot of help. Sky Hd Sound Settings Tom G February 1st, 2013 at 9:11 am Thanks Ian, helpful information. The software update will then hit other Pace and Samsung set-top boxes "later in the year". Tom Leave a Reply Cancel Name (required) Mail (will not be published) (required) Website You can use these HTML tags
I will get onto the HD Cable people and let you know what they say.
I guess the key message is to study the manuals… and experiment… especially before you spend any money on other kit that may not be needed! Sky Hd Surround Sound Setup I would be more inclined to believe it is more how the beast is configured rather than anything "special" about the inputs. How To Get 5.1 From Sky This feature is not available right now.
Labels: Sky+HD Box Report Abuse Post 1 of 5 1,234 Views 0 Likes merv60 Oracle Posts: 4,730 Joined: 25-09-2011 Re: Dolby Digital, receiver, tv issue....HDMI or Optical? there seems to be a lot of the same answers, until i read your threads. The guide is not what I was looking for. Please tell us why. Sky Surround Sound Hdmi
Press the green button to save. Press the right arrow, highlight Subtitles and press select. I was considering using an HDMI to DVI cable to lose the audio signal and then a DVI-HDMI adaptor so that I can plug this into my amp. chrisjr View Public Profile Find More Posts by chrisjr 21-02-2013, 11:57 #15 Rob Manson Forum Member Join Date: Aug 2006 Posts: 54 Chris, My connections are as above and
I thought I would give Onkyo one more try and this time the reply I received sounded right as they also suggested I read page 59 of the instruction manual (which Sky Digital Audio Output Dolby D Or Normal PAUL WILSON March 13th, 2012 at 5:21 pm Hi hope that you can assist. Working...
chrisjr View Public Profile Find More Posts by chrisjr 21-02-2013, 14:23 #21 Chasing Shadows Forum Member Join Date: Apr 2009 Posts: 2,528 Quote: Originally Posted by chrisjr I would I said 'probably', because there's a very slight chance that it 'might' revert back to HDMI if it doesn't find anything on the optical, but this is unlikely. It all falls to pieces when you watch a DVD though, as you then need to reset the HDMI inputs with a third remote. Sky Audio Output Settings Report Abuse Post 14 of 14 15,251 Views 0 Likes « Back to Board « Previous Topic Next Topic » Top of the Page Explore Sky Sky Corporate Sky For Businesses
Chasing Shadows View Public Profile Find More Posts by Chasing Shadows 21-02-2013, 10:19 #12 Nigel Goodwin Forum Member Join Date: Apr 2006 Location: North Derbyshire Posts: 41,649 Quote: Originally Tom G December 3rd, 2010 at 8:27 pm Thanks for the update Matt, looks like the workaround - as so often happens - is the permanent fix! The amp should be able to auto-detect the format of the audio stream and select an appropriate decoder. I would be very very very surprised if that were true.
I do feel that Sky has crudely trampled upon the advantages that HDMI was supposed to bring! So, assuming that you don't want to replace the DAV-S888, common-sense would suggest that you put a separate time-delay unit into the offending part of the signal chain. I use Sony and, frankly, won't ever do again. Wire it up like this: The hdcable.co.uk box strips off the stereo digital signal from the HDMI cable and replaces it with the 5.1 digital audio from the Sky HD box.
I am assuming that as this setting isn't working, I am not getting Dolby digital sound trough my sound bar unless I connect directly with an optical cable?