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    Quote Originally Posted by davidt33 View Post
    "- I would suggest to plug a pair of wired headphones into the back of the converter (the aux port). And just check if there is sound coming out there." - Don't have wired headphones but have wired ear plugs. Can I use that to check?
    I would think so. just cheap earbuds or something should work. You just need to listen if the sound is coming through the converter, or not.
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    Maybe this will help you reach your goal. good luck.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Atak Kat View Post
    I would think so. just cheap earbuds or something should work. You just need to listen if the sound is coming through the converter, or not.
    I tried hooking up the earbuds to the Aux port of the Optical to Analog Converter while I was waiting just in case. Didn't hear any audio coming through to the earbuds.
    I have another Optical to Analog Converter on order from Amazon (Cheaper than the current one I'd bought but the one that the CSR originally suggested). Should be getting it delivered in the next couple days. I'd ordered it on Friday gone when we suspected the current one may be defective in some way. Will swap and try it when I get it and keep fingers crossed.
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    Quote Originally Posted by SGETI View Post
    Maybe this will help you reach your goal. good luck.

    http://forum.projectcarsgame.com/sho...Settings-(PS4)
    Yeah that's one of the many threads I saw before Sgeti but thanks for posting.
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    One last suggestion. Does your TV have a headphone jack? In your picture there is a cable labeled E (2). It says it is 5' RCA to mini cable. You should be able to put that mini end into your headphone port on your TV, and then one of the other RCA ends (only one) plug it into the white input port on your Buttkicker amp. It will probably turn off the sound bar when you plug it into the headphone port on your TV, and you might need to select something on the TV to choose (headphones out) or something like that. But then you could at least test if the Buttkicker amp was working....

    OK, another suggestion too. I had a bad optical cable once. You could just try to take the optical cable from your sound bar (you know it's working), and just insert it into the converter and listen again if anything comes through the headphones (still plugged into the back of the aux output on the converter.) If you hear something, then you know the other optical cable is not working. If you don't hear anything, then is sure seems to be something wrong with the converter...

    Anyway, sorry it's not working and you had to order another piece. Good luck and let us know.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Atak Kat View Post
    One last suggestion. Does your TV have a headphone jack? In your picture there is a cable labeled E (2). It says it is 5' RCA to mini cable. You should be able to put that mini end into your headphone port on your TV, and then one of the other RCA ends (only one) plug it into the white input port on your Buttkicker amp. It will probably turn off the sound bar when you plug it into the headphone port on your TV, and you might need to select something on the TV to choose (headphones out) or something like that. But then you could at least test if the Buttkicker amp was working....

    OK, another suggestion too. I had a bad optical cable once. You could just try to take the optical cable from your sound bar (you know it's working), and just insert it into the converter and listen again if anything comes through the headphones (still plugged into the back of the aux output on the converter.) If you hear something, then you know the other optical cable is not working. If you don't hear anything, then is sure seems to be something wrong with the converter...

    Anyway, sorry it's not working and you had to order another piece. Good luck and let us know.
    Well I have some good news and some bad news. Was quite a useful test.

    Re: the first suggestion (TV headphone jack 3.5mm to back of ButtKicker amp using one RCA connection....Cable E (2))....To test if ButtKicker amp was working and sending vibrations. Result was positive...Signal LED blinking and sending vibrations to connected clamped mechanism on chair. ((((((Joy)))))). Also did the test with cellphone as before and that test passed too. So we can safely say the amp is working fine.

    Re: the other suggestion test....To test optical cable and also the Optical to Analog Converter. The optical cable is fine. Still no juice though from its aux with earplugs connected. Result = Fail. That points to the concern the Optical to Analog Converter may be defective in true.
    Good thing I ordered the other one so when I get that hopefully we should be cooking.
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