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Is it possible to connect the speakers to a television. I have tried it for just a minute and the sound is brilliant and they look great but as I know nothing about the technical side of things I am unsure if they are suitable as there is no litrature suggesting that this is possible. My tv is a 42" plasma, it says in the manual - specifications - sound output 10W + 10W - Equaliser Balance can be set at 300Hz/100Hz/10kHz/3kHz/1kHz ???? If an anyone can advise id been very gratefull. Lorraine

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Hi there ! Sure, it's possible to connect such speakers on a tv. Usually, you're gonna have an RCA (white + red) audio outputs on the back of the tv in the A/V connections. That's the one you want to use ! That connection may, or may not be variable, and usually has a configurable behavior through the TV's menu, in the audio submenu. You wanna look for 'Audio Out' or similar. The speakers probably have a 1/8 of an inch mini stereo connection, which is meant to be connected on a PC sound card. You only need a RCA to 1/8 Mini Stereo adapter, which can be found at a dollar store, radio shack, best buy or any electronics store you got close for 2-5$. Hope that helps ! cheebster.

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