PLYR 1 PS3 Setup

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We're stoked about your recent Skullcandy Gaming purchase, and we're here to make sure you get the best possible audio experience with your product. Below you will find instructions on setting up your new PLYR 1 With the Playstation 3. If you have trouble using your PLYR1 headset after following the steps below, you can contact our support team who is here to help and can be reached at 888.MY.SKULL (697-5855), Monday - Friday from 7:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m. MST. 

Setup steps:

  1. You will not need your AV cables for the PLYR 1 so if you don’t have them, no worries!  The PS3 whether slim or first generation will have an optical port known as S/PDIF.
  2. A quick reminder: to get your PLYR1 running with Dolby Digital your system MUST be updated to software update 3.70 or later.
  3. Plug your short USB to USB Mini cable into the mini USB port on the back of your PLYR1 transmitter stand
  4. Plug your optical cable into the optical-in port on the back of your PLYR1 transmitter stand
  5. Grab your PS3 and plug the other end of your optical cable into the back of the PS3
  6. Plug the USB to USB Mini cable into the USB port located on the front of the PS3

Configuring Audio Settings

  1. Settings Tab(PS3 owners will navigate to this tab using their left stick or left button on D pad)
  2. Sound Settings (pictured below)
  3. Audio Output Settings > Select Optical Digital (see below) then use the left analog (or D pad)  to navigate to the setup for the Optical Digital

Note: Make sure that DTS 5.1 Ch is NOT selected, you will see 1 or 2 other settings checked off that cannot be unchecked, this is fine just as long as DTS 5.1 is NOT selected. (See this pictured below) once you have your settings set to Dolby Digital 5.1 Ch and NOT DTS 5.1 you should continue to scroll right to save your new settings.

Configuring Chat Settings

  1. Navigate to the settings tab (You will navigate to this tab using your left analog or left button on D pad)
  2. Navigate to the accessory Settings
  3. Navigate to the Audio Device Settings
  4. Select “Skullcandy GMX Dolby Transmitter” for both input and output.