I HAVE PHILIPS MX6050D SURROUND SOUND SYSTEM. WITH ALL 5 SPEAKERS. THEY ARE NEW IM HAVING PROMBLEMS WITH YHE SOUND COMING OUT FROM THE TV. I NEED HELP SETTING IT UP OR WANT ELSE DO I NEED FOR THE SYSTEM. THANK HAPPY HOLIDAYS.
I have connected my new surround sound to the dvd player as everything else runs through it. Also found that it has a seperate switch for 5.1 surround sound (all the speakers active) and ordinary stereo. I'm unfamiliar with yours, but check for this switch, mine was hidden on the back of the base speaker.
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Yes, any TV will work with any surround system. It all depends on how you wish to connect them together. That all depends on what kind of inputs/outputs you have on both the TV and the amplifier. Too difficult to advise without being there and having the operating manuals for both the TV and 5.1 system.
Onkyo are known for having 2 seperate connections for the rear speakers. 1 set for a surround sound, channel "A", and 1 set for seperate set a speakers, channel "B". check for the second set of connections. Also, your only gonna get sound out of the rear speakers thru surround sound mode when the unit actually sends singal. The sound is determined buy what setting you have the receiver set to.
Well, that is pretty dependent on the room size and seating position. Ideally the center channel should be directly under the TV. This is where 90% of the dialog will come from. The two tall speakers should then be placed adjacent to the TV, preferably a couple of feet away. The smaller surround sound speakers should be approximately ear level, to slightly above and behind the viewer. The surround speakers are bipolar, so they will radiate sound out of each side, therefore you do not need to "angle' them towards the listener. The sub woofer doesn't really matter, the bass frequencies are non-directional. I like to hide it under a table or something like that.
Some new receivers have built in surround set up programs that will send a test signal to each speaker and "listen" then adjust the delay and volume accordingly. Without that it will take some trial and error to get any system dialed into the perfect settings. Then what may be ideal for one specific location will sometimes not sound as good from another in the same room.
as the tv stations that were being feed into the system were digital and the nput was actually analgoue 2 optical cables are required.
have tv sound and blue ray sound through surround sound when tv channels were changed to analague.
I'd make sure that the receiver surround mode is set for one of the digital settings, such as Dolby Digital or DTS, and make sure that you have the center channel level adjusted to a level similar to the other two front channel speakers. I've seen/heard this happening when using dolby digital material & having surround set on something like 'hall' or 'stadium' or dolby surround, where only 4 channels are used & the amp has to 'mix' sounds to the left & right front speakers. It'll often sound like the actors on screen are talking out of the bottom of a barrel, with a hollow & tinny character to the voices.