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Using ps3 through dvi?

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Hey guys,

Ive searched around on the net a fair bit and havent really found an answer.

Im looking to use the HDMI to DVI dongle that i have on my ps3, thus allowing me to connect my ps3 to my monitor through dvi.

I plan to use an optical cable to my z-5500 system.

Will the audio come out of the optical port? Or will the ps3 still route audio with the HDMI port, thinking that a HDMI cord is plugged in there?
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In the audio options on the PS3 you can choose where the audio gets outputed to. So it should work just fine. just select optical for audio out and HDMI for video out.
 
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you are a champ! thankyou! looks like im buying gran turismo 5 and a fresh ps3 tomorrow!
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No problem, enjoy, GT5 is awesome
 
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should work perfectly! i did exactly the same thing before i had a tv
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