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Hi guys,
Just finished my home theater setup and I am playing FFXIII on my ps3. I have noticed something really strange:

On pretty much every setting of my receiver, the center channel audio wont come out unless I am running in "All Ch Stereo" mode. "Theater Dimensional" only plays the LFE, "Direct" only appears to play the rear 5.1 speakers, "Multichannel" only plays the rear 5.1 speakers with some LFE (and a little center coming from the speakers, too). It is SO WEIRD.

I have calibrated the system with Audessey (or whatever) so I know the speakers are wired up okay and movies seem to work alright.

My PS3 is set up to convert to LPCM (though this happens when set up to bitstream as well).


I have an Onkyo RC-260, PS3, and Samsung HDTV, all using HDMI.

Any thoughts?
    
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Try the other output of the PS3. I think there are DTS, Dolby Digital, etc.
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Check what Frequencies you have enabled in the PS3 Sound Menu.
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Most likely a setting on the PS3, just change the audio/sound settings. Not all games are setup to run 5.1
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