How do I connect my TV to my Home Theatre/Surround Sound System?
Your Television can come with a Digital Coaxial port, a 3.5mm headphone port or AV Out ports, depending on the model.
This will be detailed under 'Specifications' on the product listing or in your product manual.
The best way to connect your Home Theatre for surround sound is via a Digital Coaxial audio cable, as it can allow 5.1 surround sound.
Some of our TVs have a 3.5mm connection for Digital Coaxial connection (labelled as SPDIF, which means digital audio). These TVs include a splitter-type adapter like this in the box:
The Digital Coaxial cable connects to the black RCA connector on the other end of the splitter.
Other splitters are generally for input. For example, sending video and audio to your TV from a device like a DVD player.
The alternative connection is stereo sound using a 3.5mm audio cable or AV cables, depending on the model.
Note: the 3.5mm cable connects to the headphone port, labelled with a headphone icon.
Optical is another type of high-definition digital surround sound connection, like Digital Coaxial.
If your Home Theatre System only has an Optical input, you can purchase a Digital Coaxial to Optical converter from most local electronics stores.
Please feel free to contact our Support team by submitting a question below if you have any issues or questions about setup.
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