Question about Samsung HT-AS720ST Theater System

1 Answer

Best way to connect new system

Samsung 52 lcd tv, samsung blue ray dvd, direct tv hd receiver, samsung av reciever. what is the best way to hook up the system and have surround sound work with tv and dvd. if i use optical audio do i still use hdmi or other video cables

Posted by on

1 Answer

  • Level 1:

    An expert who has achieved level 1.

  • Contributor
  • 1 Answer

After trying several ways, we decided the best picture was to run the blue ray (out) directly to the TV (in) with an HDMI and another HDMI from the sat. box(out) to TV(in), then optical audio from TV (out) to receiver (in). This way you don't have to change channels on the reciever when switching from TV to DVD. Remember that HDMI is one cable that supports audio and video. If you are using all Samsung products and want to use one remote, using the Anynet feature, I think it has to be connected with an HDMI. I'm going to try connecting an HDMI too from the reciever to the TV to see if this feature will work. It does with the Blue Ray.

Posted on Mar 01, 2009

  • Ernest Lai Sep 27, 2013

    is the sound quality usng the optical audio any better or worse than using the hdmi cable ?

×

1 Suggested Answer

6ya6ya
  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

Hi,
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
goodluck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

I need help hooking up my system from cable box to old toshiba 52 inch tv does not have hdmi on tv red, green , blue wires i also bought today a sony blue ray player speakers are not working ...


Hello,

Please indicate the brand and model of your receiver, BD player and your speakers. Basically, you just need to connect the cable box and blue ray player to the receiver. The 5.1 speakers should be connected to the blue ray player, then another set of cables from your BD player to your TV. When you want to use the speakers while watching TV, you need to turn on the blue ray player too.

Sep 15, 2011 | Audio Players & Recorders

1 Answer

I am trying to hook up my Pioneer vsx-455 to a LG LED LCD TV. I am not sure on how to do this and I can not find a manual anywhere. Can you help me?


your reciever does not have hdmi, so the audio is not going to be true DD+ or DTS for broadcast tv.

if your dvd/blue ray player has digital optical spdif, this can be used to transfer the encoded DD+/DTS digital audio.

the besat way to run your tv audio through the reciever is to hook up the dvd/blue ray player up with (perferrably) digital optical spdif, composite spdif or (least favorably) through the stereo stereo analog inputs on the reciever for "dvd" audio in and hook the video from the dvd/blue ray up to the corresponding "dvd" video component input on the reciever.

this way is only going to get your dvd/blue ray sound, next you need to hook up your cable box to the reciever so that you can get broadcast tv sound. hook up the cable box audio to the "tv" stereo analog audio ins, and hook the video to the corresponding "tv" video component inputs.

the component video inputs have separate jacks for red, green and blue ( labeled "Y" "Pb" and "Pr") and are capable of carrying a 1080p full hd signal. use the component video outputs on the reciever to output the video signal to a component video input on the tv, using the receiver's input selector to change the video source.

Nov 25, 2010 | Pioneer VSX-455 Receiver

4 Answers

I just bought a Blue Ray player but my surround sound has a dvd player built in and only one input which I have my new Sharp TV plugged into. How can I hook up my Blue Ray . I have the HDMI cables


Depending on if your surround system has a hdmi input or not. if it does you can connect the blu-ray player to it. If it doesn't have an hdmi input you will have to run the hdmi cable from the blu-ray to the tv then run a set of rca cables (red and white plugs) from the tv audio out to the surround systems' audio input jacks to get sound through the surround system. Most surround systems don't have an auxiliary input for another video device.

Nov 21, 2009 | Onkyo TX-SR606 Receiver

2 Answers

I have an lg lcd mod#lc427d hdtv how do i hook up an rca rt2280 system to it. i have a dvd player hooked up to tv now using hdmi cables, rca av reciever does not have them...


You can check your dvd player for a coaxial or an optical sound output, then you can plug it directly to your receiver. Those two are the best options after HDMI. Another option is A/V RCA type cable, you´ll need 3 stereo A/V wires, in order to connect the 6 channels. Remember to uncheck the HDMI sound output option on the DVD menu.

Nov 14, 2009 | RCA RT2280 System

1 Answer

Audio does not match video sometimes


hvouihdfilgbhsdbfisdiufhuisdhfiusdhufihsd;ioz

Aug 19, 2009 | Televison & Video

1 Answer

No owners manual can't get new blue ray dvd player to work on tv


Here is the manual:
http://www.hdtvsolutions.com/pdf/JVG%20HD52G56G.pdf

When using the HDMI connections you may have to tell the DVD to output to that port.  Also you may have to connect additional sound cables from the DVD output to the TV.

Jun 02, 2009 | JVC HD-52G786 52" Rear Projection HDTV

1 Answer

I have a new 52" Samsung HD TV with a new Sony Blue Ray player and a Shaw PVR cable box all connected with HDMI cabes. I also have a older digital RCA model RTDVD1 sound system with no HDMI connection and...


I have the same situation....what I have done is connected my Blue ray to the TV via the HDMI connection and the audio to the RTDVD1 via an Optical cable. I find this is the best connection and sound reproduction so far. The input of the RTDVD is the SAT/Optical input and then switch the source to SAT/OPT. You will have to make adjustments in the BlueRay player's audio setup to enable the 5.1 DB digital sound etc.

Jan 24, 2009 | RCA RTDVD1 System

1 Answer

Suggestions to hook up HDMI cables


I'd suggest running all HDMI.  I believe your receiver has 2 HDMI in's and one out.  Run the out to your TV and run the components to the inputs on the receiver.  This way the receiver will control the video.  Works good for me!  Hope this helps!

Dec 27, 2008 | Yamaha RX-V663 Receiver

1 Answer

Onkyo TX SR 702 AV Receiver


don't run you video from the projector to the reciever. just run it to the dvd and run the sound from the dvd through the reciever

Jun 01, 2008 | Onkyo TX-SR702 Receiver

6 Answers

Connect PS3 for playing/viewing blue-ray thru surround sound


Connect the PS3 to your TV with the hdmi cable and to the surround sound system with a digital optical cable, then set your PS3 to output sound through the optical port (through the sound options menu) and you're good to go!

Oct 27, 2007 | Sony DAV-HDX500 System

Not finding what you are looking for?
Samsung HT-AS720ST Theater System Logo

533 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Samsung Audio Players & Recorders Experts

Donald DCruz
Donald DCruz

Level 3 Expert

17129 Answers

Electro Med Services...
Electro Med Services...

Level 3 Expert

6694 Answers

sonic boom...
sonic boom...

Level 3 Expert

1557 Answers

Are you a Samsung Audio Player and Recorder Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...