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    Question Connect Optoma GT1080 Projector to Sony HT S20R

    Hi all, A friend of mine has an Optoma GT1080 projector and recently has purchased a Sony HT S20R 5.1 Sound System. He has been trying to get the sound system to work with the projector but is having trouble. The projector has 2 HDMI ports (neither of them ARC) and an Audio out port. It...
  2. colinstone

    Question Kenable Active Optical Cable

    Wondered if anyone has used one of these??? https://www.kenable.co.uk/en/hdmi-cables-adapters/hdmi-extensions-long-cables/10011-long-hdmi-active-optical-cable-aoc-hdr-18gbps-4k-60hz-2160p-10m-010011-5054338100111.html Looking at using a 10m one. Seems to be a good solution to combat signal...
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    Another stuck optical cable

    Hi On this site and others I've seen users of TVs and other appliances who have an optical cable stuck in its socket and it won't come out. I have this problem with my Samsung TV. When the question, how do you get a stuck optical cable out has been asked, the answer is pull it out, give it a...
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    Optical cable and connection question.

    Recently sat down to watch a movie, and could not get my Sony AV amp/surround sound system working. Made sure all the settings were correct on the TV, etc. but was getting no sound when switching to 'optical out'. In fact, although the test sound was working fine on the amp, I could hear nothing...
  5. Silk186

    Question Hisense 55AE7400FTUK calibration and settings question

    I ordered this tv a few weeks ago and have been using it for about 2 weeks. I'm very happy with the design, fairly happy with the picture quality, less impressed with the software (poor menus, poor calibration and no Disney+ support) and disappointed with the instructions (nothing about...
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    Optical & HDMI Cable requirement

    Hi All, I am in need of a 1m angled optical cable for my install where cables will be placed within conduit, I need one with 90 degree angles due to the space required. I also need a 1m HDMI cable which is as skinny as physically possible at the ends, can anyone assist? Thanks in advance
  7. JimmyJaxxon

    Question How to fix audio delay on my TCL 50EP660 via optical output to my receiver?

    Hello, I encounter an audio delay when connecting my TCL 50EP660 via optical output to my receiver (simple Hi-Fi receiver without HDMI). The receiver mode is set to stereo. The source is a normal cable tv channel. A playback through the internal speaker of the tv are in sync with the video...
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    Toslink Optical Cable Splitter Help!

    Hi all, I’m looking at getting an optical cable splitter. I’ve attached the one I’m looking at! I want it to go into my TV and then split off into my soundbar and Blu-Ray player. Will this work with this setup?! I can’t seem to find anything concrete about whether this will work?! Thanks! 🙂
  9. EricinHongKong

    Question Audio issues between Samsung Q70 TV and Denon AVR (both HDMI ARC and optical)

    I connected my Samsung Q70 TV to my Denon 1713 AVR to play audio over my loudspeaker system and have been experiencing random sound output issues for a while now: often it works great, and sometimes it just doesn't (typically after switching on the components). Initially, I tried an HDMI ARC...
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    Optical cable signal loss

    I have recently installed an LG TV on my wall. As many TVs do, it has the design fault that a lot of the ports face out of the back of the TV making it impossible to wall mount and use the ports at the same time. I used this right-angled adaptor so I could fit an optical cable...
  11. Fduarte

    Question LG SJ3 sound delay

    Hello everyone. Overview: I have the LG SJ3 soundbar about 7 months connected to my TV by optical cable and all was well until about a week ago. The problem: I started to notice some delay on the sound and at first i thought the set-top box was making a tantrum so i unplugged it and plugged it...
  12. teenaxta

    My AV receiver does not support dolby vision but my TV does, will i get dolby vision?

    Greetings, I have LG B8 OLED tv and it supports dolby vision. I am thinking of buying the Onkyo HT-S5805 as it supports dolby atmos. However, there is no mention of dolby vision or HDR 10. So i wanted to know is it possible that I can use dolby atmos and dolby vision with this gear? I had...
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    Question A hum noise from my Sony soundbar and optical cable

    My soundbar will occasionally make a hum noise and I'm not sure why. It's usually when the audio reaches a certain frequency like someone yelling or explosions that it will cause it to hum but then it goes away. I'm not sure why this keeps happening. What is the solution to this? Also my...
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    Question Advice needed - 2 channel -optical in - small dimension amplifier

    I am hoping that someone can help me select and appropriate amplifier, I have tried searching and can't seem to find a solution. I am looking for an amplifier that will power two Mastercraft Aim7 Three speakers. 125w It is for a new addition on the house, the built in AV cabinet proved to be...
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    Answered Audio Connection query

    Hi, Hope someone here can help. My parents have a Sharp TV (LC-24DHG6131K) and my mum uses hearing aids. She recently got a nifty device that can stream audio from the TV to her hearing aids. We have the option to connect to this device using an optical cable. I was just wondering whether...
  16. NicoWhite

    Question Netflix App DD+ audio not working through Integrated Amplifier

    Hello AV people I have an ongoing issue I am struggling to solve, I'm hoping you can assist me. I have the Panasonic Smart TV (Model: TH-50AS700A ) plugged into my Rotel RA-12 Integrated Amplifier via an Optical Cable. Audio plays perfectly through all Apps (Youtube, ABC iView etc) except for...
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    Question Sony XF80 optical audio always on issue

    hi, i bought a sony xf8096 last week and struggling with the pairing of samsung soundbar. Unfortunately the optical output of the tv is always on (lights red even if its disconnected) and the soundbar wont turn off because of this. My old Samsung H5000 tv turned off the audio signal after...
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    Optical Cable Output

    Hey ya, I'm new to forums, so bear with me please. I bought a TX-55FZ802B, when using a optical cable to connect to my Sonos playbase. I found the cable sticks out too far to able to close the lid, does anyone know of optical cables that are 90 degrees already with no adaptor?
  19. Edgie70

    Question Optical cable

    Hi all , just bought a new Samsung curved TV and I have a soundbar that I'm going to connect via optical cable , I already have an optical cable but it's one of them curly thin ones , I'm thinking of buying a thicker cable ( similar diameter to a coaxial cable ) is there any benefit of a thicker...
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    Question Sky Q - Optical cable with splitter

    Hi, I just need to ask if this is possible. I have Sky Q connected to my AV amp. I Also have another amp connected to my Bose bookshelf speakers and my kitchen ceiling speakers. My question is, will it be possible to have an optical splitter from my Sky Q box sending the audio to the two...
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