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Switch on Dolby Digital audio

With the digital-audio outputs you switching on Dolby Digital, Audio can connect your Sky box to a compatible home cinema system and listen to programmes broadcast in Dolby Digital audio. For this you need an optical cable (not supplied with your Sky box) and you have to change the default settings on your Sky box.

Switch on Dolby Digital on Sky+ HD boxes:

  • Press Services on your Sky remote control.
  • Highlight System Setup, then Sound Settings and Select.
  • Highlight Digital Audio Output and usesing the up/down arrows to change the setting to Dolby D.
  • Press the down arrow to highlight Save New Settings, then press Select.

Switch on Dolby Digital on Sky+ boxes:

  • Press Services on your Sky remote control.
  • Highlight System Setup, then Sound Settings and Select.
  • Highlight Optical output usesing the left/right arrows to change the setting to Dolby D.
  • Press the down arrow to highlight Save New Settings, and then press Select.

Please Note: Some older amplifiers may not support Dolby Digital audio.

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