Samsung forum: Samsung Soundbar question (HT-WS1R)

by: tim5051 February 3, 2010 5:31 AM PST

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Samsung Soundbar question (HT-WS1R)

by tim5051 - 2/3/10 5:31 AM

I purchased this soundbar about a month ago and up until yesterday, I had it connected, via optical cable, to my Samsung LN40A550. Since PCM was the only audio output from my television, I could only use it on on my soundbar, therefore I connected it to my Samsung BDP3600 blu-ray player, which has Dolby and already sounds much better.

However, when I try to watch TV, no sound is coming out through my soundbar, only through the TV speakers. I tried turning the external speakers on my TV off and I still have that problem. When it was previously connected to my TV, I was able to use the soundbar for my TV, Blu ray, Wii and X-Box 360. Now that I disconnected the audio optical cable from the TV and put it to my blu ray player, why can I only hear sound when the blu ray player is on.

I'm sure that I am doing something wrong, so all help will be greatly appreciated.

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