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HDMI sound and Video

by rjk5520 / November 13, 2010 9:58 PM PST

I recently purchased a Samsung 8000 3D TV. According to the setup guide if the TV is recieving a ditigal signal it will automatical send a 5.1 audio signal to the optical out. I have run a 3D HDMI cable from the digital cable box to the TV. The question is regarding the audio out. In order to send the 5.1 audio signal to my Bose lifestyle 28, Do i need to run an optical cable from the TV to the Bose or can I pull the optical from the digital cable box to the Bose in order to have the best sound?

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That's news to me, at least
by Pepe7 / November 13, 2010 10:41 PM PST
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Although admittedly, I don't own that model, I've yet to find an HDTV that will output DD5.1 sound to a receiver. I believe in your case, if you do not have either a cable or satellite box that can output the DD5.1 surround sound via and pass it along to your Bose Lifestyle unit, you are SOL. I will double check and post back though....

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Sorry
by Pepe7 / November 13, 2010 10:51 PM PST
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