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Question

Connecting a Vivo PTV42HDA TV to a Sony STR KM7600

Jan 14, 2017 3:20PM PST

Basically I am trying to get sound through the sound system. As it stands, as I understand it the only sound out is via the coaxial plug which I have done to coaxial plug on the back of the Sony, but I cannot get the sound to work through the system. At this stage I can only assume I am not setting the remote to the right channel for want of a better explanation.
Anyone got any polite suggestions please? Confused

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Clarification Request
The Vivo manual appears to be missing.
Jan 14, 2017 4:02PM PST

As such I have to ask you to make the user manual available to the web.

NO. Do not google it and supply sites that only preview. Give the forum a good manual.

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Vivo Manual
Jan 14, 2017 4:55PM PST

I Have a pdf that doesn't show all that much but I don't know how to attach as there is NO facility to attach a file!

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How to share on the web.
Jan 14, 2017 4:57PM PST

Think about a public dropbox link among others.

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Link
Jan 14, 2017 5:12PM PST
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Works! Will read and
Jan 15, 2017 10:33AM PST

See what I can think of.

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Answer
The TV has just the coaxial digital. Not optical.
Jan 15, 2017 10:51AM PST

But read to page 18 of your manual and we see some options for the digital format. For testing I start with SIMPLE encodings.

I see only 3 choices and one of them is OFF so that's not what we want. Try PCM then the other.

Surround Sound would be tried both on and off.

---> Now to the Sony receiver. RED FLAGS HERE. SONY WRITES!!!
"This Multi Channel AV Receiver component is sold as part of a product bundle."

This is a bad thing to read as I worry someone unbundled it and there are issues such as used, broke or more.

As such, I will proceed as if you have the full up HT-DDW7500 for Brazil.

Link to product and manual is
https://esupport.sony.com/BR/p/model-home.pl?mdl=HTDDW7500&template_id=4&region_id=8&tab=manuals#/manualsTab

The good news is that page 18 or so of https://docs.sony.com/release//HTDDW7500_PT.pdf shows the coaxial input. The bad news is this is not in English so I have to stop here with this conclusion.

Conclusion. Should work, might be only stereo and will challenge folk getting the right settings. As the Sony product is not in English I have to defer you to folk that read that language.

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Manual
Jan 15, 2017 6:29PM PST
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I've covered the TV as to settings.
Jan 16, 2017 9:19AM PST

The only thing about the theater I want to add is to be sure the "Input indicator" shows COAX.

If not, I think you'll get nothing no matter what settings. I could be wrong.

No if this all falls apart you could try a COAX SPDIF to ANALOG box ( https://www.google.com/search?q=spdif+coax+to+analog ) and that should be testable on its own with headphones before you plug it into the HT. Since that's all of stereo, well, that may be all you get from old gear.