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My sounnd bar requires audio pcm setting ,how do I set that,

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My sounnd bar requires...

My sounnd bar requires audio pcm setting ,how do I set that

Technician's Assistant: Who makes your speaker or sound system?

Lg

Technician's Assistant: What have you tried so far with your LG system?

My sound bar want a digital output cable it supplied. My tv is 2008 and has digital output that looks like an rca connection. So using an adapter to connect

Technician's Assistant: Anything else you want the Theater Expert to know before I connect you?

No the adapter wants a pcm setting on the tv before it works

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TV Technician: Jack, Technician replied 7 months ago
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Customer reply replied 7 months ago
hello
Customer reply replied 7 months ago
I have a sanyo 50 in plasma flat screen model #DP50719. I got an lg sound bar. but the digital audio plug on the tv is an rca instead of the plastic odd shaped on . I bought an adapter from Best buy . It is hooked up but won't work right on the adapter it says must be a "setting of PCM". I don't know what that is or how to set it on my tv Can you help
TV Technician: Jack, Technician replied 7 months ago

Hi

Do you have a cable or satellite box in this equation ?

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Customer reply replied 7 months ago
no,, just getting the audio from the tv to the lg sound bar
TV Technician: Jack, Technician replied 7 months ago

got anything else like a dvd player ?

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Customer reply replied 7 months ago
no just get the audio from the tv to the sound bar
TV Technician: Jack, Technician replied 7 months ago

What i`m getting at is why do you connect to the tv instead of the cable box ?

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TV Technician: Jack, Technician replied 7 months ago

You have a cable box ?

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Customer reply replied 7 months ago
the cable should connect from the tv panel to the sound bar adapter. but what is pcm and how to set it
Customer reply replied 7 months ago
no cable box involved, just the tv
TV Technician: Jack, Technician replied 7 months ago

PCM is 2 channels audio and is a cop outwhen equipment can`t deal with dolby digital sound or when

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TV Technician: Jack, Technician replied 7 months ago

OK the lets resume

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Customer reply replied 7 months ago
still don't know how to set the audio to "pcm"
TV Technician: Jack, Technician replied 7 months ago

You are getting sound straight out of the tv right now ??

Antenna or cable tv?

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Customer reply replied 7 months ago
the tv is on a cable service , but the sound i want is from the tv to the sound bar and its says to set the audio to pcm
TV Technician: Jack, Technician replied 7 months ago

OK then f you do have the fortune to have a tv that will give you the choice then by default it will be PCM and nothing else

Your tv and especially your cable tv provider wont give you a dolby surround sound believe me , the best you will get is a 2 channels (not even stereo sound) signal

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Customer reply replied 7 months ago
i don't do any setting. i guess I will take the bar back to Best Buy and see what I can do, thanks for you time.
I paid the $5 free trial and do not want to subscribe to anything else.
TV Technician: Jack, Technician replied 7 months ago

LOL , another 5 bucks free trial , happy new year

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