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No Audio from Front Panel S-Video Input

I've had this system since 2002 and it has served me well. My daughter came home from university with a number of full-length movies on her notebook. We thought that if we made a connection between the s-video output on the notebook and the s-video input on the RCA RT2280 we could watch her movies on the big screen also connected to the RCA2280. Seems we were only half right. We get the video AOK but no sound other than that provided by the notebook. The system set-up is very stable for a number of years with Digital Cable TV, DVD and VCR all working just fine. Any help would be appreciated.

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Re: No Audio from Front Panel S-Video Input

S video cables do not carry any audio signal at all. You have to do as you did and use another cable to connect the audio seperately.

Posted on Oct 24, 2007

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S-video is just that - Video

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When you want to display one of those devices, you would select that "in" port's input name in the Home Cinema system (for example, if the XBOX is connected to the HDMI in that is labeled "aux", you will switch the cinema system to Aux Input, and the projector should immediately begin getting the signal from the theatre system. To switch to another device, you simply change the Input channel on the Home Cinema.

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