5.1 and TV

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  1. jasonRi

    jasonRi Auditioning

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    I have a Panasonic HT740 system, 50" lcd sony wega, and directv dvr. I was wondering how I could, if possible get the surround sound from the television signal. Right now, only the front speakers produce sound. I have the directv box connected to the receiver by plain old rca cables. Thanks for any help.

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    If your directtv box has an toslink or spdif output, you may be able to set it to output a dolby digital signal. Otherwise, just put the panasonic in dolby prologic ii movie mode.
     
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    If I remember correctly, I read somewhere here on the HTF that these Panasonic htib's don't support DD or DTS from external sources, only from the built-in dvd player. I tried looking at the manual on Panasonics website and it makes no mention (that I could find) of how to hook up and engage DD or DPLII from external devices.
     

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