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How to connect your HDTV to Surround Sound System

Saturday, July 30, 2011

In addition to video quality, another advantage of the high-definition television in standard definition is the ability to add surround sound to these issues. When connected to a good home theater system, the sound can rival that of a DVD or Blu-ray can offer. Connect components to take advantage of this improvement in audio cables need and right audio inputs and outputs for the cables.

  1. Check that the ports to provide digital audio and video components. The satellite/cable TV, HDTV and most have one or two outputs required for HD-quality digital audio - digital coaxial and optical digital (Toslink).
  2. Purchase of digital audio components of the cable holder. If both are present, choose one of the two, with most systems, there is no difference in audio quality.
  3. Decide whether you want the sound from the HDTV, or cable / satellite receiver. The receiver is the noise source will be more likely to deliver better sound, does not need to be first passed by the television.
  4. Plug the cable into the corresponding input of the theater home stereo. If you are using Toslink, you may need to remove the plastic cover of the cable end and a guard or hood to protect the front port.
  5. Connect the other end of the TV out cable / satellite. Then turn the home theater system and TV / digital audio input Component video. Make sure the audio settings of the components is set to "Digital."