Surround and round in circles...

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Surround and round in circles...

Postby Leewom » Fri Sep 23, 2011 10:35 pm

Ok guys, thought it was time to seek some of your knowledge cos I'm stumped!

Ok hands up, who's got a ps3 and an xbox 360 through HDMI into their Telly?

Right, of those people who has an optical cable from the telly to your home cinema system?

Great, awesome.... Why the fuck does the xbox output surround for me yet the ps3 sits there and only channels it into the front speakers, hmmmm.....

Does yours work with both? If so please tell me how you have done this cos I have tries every setting and it is just pissing me off!

Optical cable from ps3 (once I had set it up proper) was lovely but I don't wanna keep swapping and wearing out the ports!

So after the pointless but necessary Q&A intro, has anyone got it working?

Oh and if there's a special button to get sky HD doin it, do share....

Thanks in advance

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Re: Surround and round in circles...

Postby The Snot Goblin » Fri Sep 23, 2011 10:54 pm

How is your PS3 audio connected? Optical into the amp; or is it HDMI to the telly, then from that into the speakers? 'cause if it's going through the TV to get to the amp then that's the problem - the audio feed isn't just passed through, it's going through the TVs own decoder and for the most part they only output stereo.

If you're running it direct into the amp then I've no clue as I do not own a PS3.
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Re: Surround and round in circles...

Postby Leewom » Fri Sep 23, 2011 11:11 pm

Cheers for the reply snot goblin, the ps3 is into the telly via HDMI but so is the xbox and that puts out the surround sound (well it did when I played Gears) I've been scouring the web all week and I guess I gotta come to the conclusion that the ps3 wants special treatment and it's own optical cable for the sound system, doesn't like sharing!

Need to hunt down a switch of some sort,
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