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OLED C8 - Kanto YU6 Optical Out Popping

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Hi all,

When connected via optical toslink cable, I am only hearing a constant popping noise, and also a high pitch whine. When connected via bluetooth or just using the internal speakers, everything works well. Has anyone had a simular issue or a suggested fix? I've tried both optical 1 and 2 ports in the back of the speaker.

 

Cable: Digital Optical Audio Cable Toslink Cable - [24K Gold-Plated, Ultra-Durable] Syncwire Fiber Optic Male to Male Cord for Home Theater, Sound Bar, TV, PS4, Xbox, Playstation & Mor

Speakers: Kanto YU6

TV: LG OLED 65 C8

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@George Hofmeister yeah I’ve tried 2 different wires.

so I found out that if I chose the “internal + optical output” audio option, the speakers work fine. I also tried going to the “connect device” setting, then to “sound bar” (this seems to be only option with optical), I’m able to play the test sound perfectly, but if I choose optical only, I get the static grindy noise.

one last odd observation is that if I use the built in YouTube app on webos, I can play sound just fine with “optical” only option.... but will have problems with all other apps (Netflix, amazon prime video, plex)

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