Jump to content



Sign up for a free account to remove the pop-up ads

Signing up for an account is fast and free. As a member you can join in the conversation, enter contests and remove the pop-up ads that guests get. Click here to create your free account.

Photo
- - - - -

Need help hooking up home theater to TV


  • You cannot start a new topic
  • Please log in to reply
6 replies to this topic

#1 of 7 OFFLINE   dubfunkstar

dubfunkstar

    Auditioning



  • 2 posts
  • Join Date: Feb 07 2009

Posted February 07 2009 - 10:17 AM

Okay so I have a brand new 42" Panasonic Plasma TV..Also I just got a new SamSung home theater system the model on that is the HT-Z310 I have it hooked up with a HDMI and I can get sound out of when I watch TV. I have tried on the TV to make the VIEJA link is set for the HDMI and when I turn itr on the remote will then controle the volume on the Samsung unity but still no sound....what am I doing wrong?

#2 of 7 OFFLINE   Gamut

Gamut

    Auditioning



  • 2 posts
  • Join Date: Feb 04 2009

Posted February 07 2009 - 11:54 AM

Your sentence structure and spelling make your situation almost impossible to diagnose.

#3 of 7 OFFLINE   Kevin Stewart

Kevin Stewart

    Second Unit



  • 359 posts
  • Join Date: Oct 07 2003
  • Real Name:Kevin Stewart
  • LocationTexas

Posted February 07 2009 - 03:55 PM

I don't understand your question. First you say, you get sound out of it when you watch TV, then you say "still no sound"
"the dream never dies, just the dreamer"

#4 of 7 OFFLINE   dubfunkstar

dubfunkstar

    Auditioning



  • 2 posts
  • Join Date: Feb 07 2009

Posted February 07 2009 - 05:15 PM

okay when I watch a DVD I get sound..but not when I watch TV

#5 of 7 OFFLINE   SethH

SethH

    Screenwriter



  • 2,867 posts
  • Join Date: Dec 17 2003

Posted February 07 2009 - 10:32 PM

How are you getting a signal to your TV? Are you using the tuner inside your TV or do you have an external cable or satelite box?

#6 of 7 OFFLINE   Stephen Tu

Stephen Tu

    Screenwriter



  • 1,573 posts
  • Join Date: Apr 26 1999

Posted February 08 2009 - 07:18 AM

It doesn't sound like you have the TV's sound output connected to the home theater system. You only have the HDMI for video from the DVD/receiver to the TV, but no sound connection. HDMI doesn't carry sound from the TV to the receiver. You need to connect the optical digital audio out on the TV to the input on the receiver.

#7 of 7 OFFLINE   Lew Crippen

Lew Crippen

    Executive Producer



  • 12,060 posts
  • Join Date: May 19 2002

Posted February 08 2009 - 10:33 AM

Welcome to the forum Robert. Along with a couple of others, I find your initial post very difficult to understand—but I’ll try to answer what I believe to be your question. Combining Seth’s question with Stephen’s answer, I guess that you need to run an optical, audio connection from your satellite or cable box to the Samsung’s optical, audio input. Then you will be able to get sound on your system. If you are using the Panasonic’s tuner to get your TV, you will need to run the optical connection from your TV to the Samsung.
¡Time is not my master!




0 user(s) are reading this topic

0 members, 0 guests, 0 anonymous users