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Topic # 105813 11-Jul-2012 14:14 Send private message

Hi all

I have a Onkyo 607 receiver paired with a Samsung Plasma TV.  I have MySky HD and have run picture to the Receiver via HDMI and the sound to the Receiver via coax as I understand there are issues with sky transmitting 5.1 over HDMI.  The problem is I bought an HDMI powered splitter from JAYCAR so I can watch sky in another room on a new Samsung LCD but I can't get sound on the second TV consistantly.  When I first installed it I had sound perfectly on the second TV via HDMI (although I assume 2 channels only) but then after a week the sound turned off.  Then the sound came back and is now off again.  It is very bizzare and I have not been touching any settings.  Could it be a problem with the splitter or is Sky mucking round with its settings?

Many thanks

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  Reply # 654022 11-Jul-2012 14:41 Send private message

It'll probably depend on what channel you're on and what the audio is on the specific programme - you may have to disable 5.1 and possibly ACC on the MySkyHD box in order to get it to work on the 2nd TV.

(I know I have to do this on my Vu+Duo decoder if I connect it directly to the TV via HDMI without going via the amp)




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  Reply # 654027 11-Jul-2012 14:45 Send private message

Jonty2: Hi all

I have a Onkyo 607 receiver paired with a Samsung Plasma TV.  I have MySky HD and have run picture to the Receiver via HDMI and the sound to the Receiver via coax as I understand there are issues with sky transmitting 5.1 over HDMI. 
Many thanks


Not sure what the sky issues are with 5.1 sound over hdmi. I have my skhdi box connected to an onkyo sr604 with hdmi cable and my 5.1 sound works fine.



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Wannabe Geek


  Reply # 654032 11-Jul-2012 14:49 Send private message

Thanks both. When I set it up sky told me 5.1 would not work via HDMI and when I tried it they were right. That was two years back so they may have sorted that issue out now. I recall I tried changing the sky settings to stereo but that did not seem to help.

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