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Component Video Connection

I have connected the Component Video outputs from the DAV-SC5 to my TV, but where do I take the audio from in case I want to use the sound from the TV as well?

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  • hbpuri Sep 04, 2007

    Thanks, sandrew - i AM getting the sound from the 5.1 surround speakers, but since there is no audio being fed to the TV, the speakers on the TV are silent when playing DVDs. The TV does have connectors for Audio IN (L & R), but there are no corresponding Audio OUT connectors on the DAV-SC5 that will work in conjunction with the Component Video Out connectors.
    I already have connected the TV Audio OUT to the DAV-SC5 so that I can listen to the TV sound thru the surround speakers.

  • hbpuri Sep 04, 2007

    No scart connection facilities on either the TV (Sony KF-55E200A) or the DAV-SC5. The TV has Audio In (L/R) sockets located alongside the Component Video In (Y,Pb,Pr) sockets, but where do I get the Audio (L/R) FROM, since the DAV-SC5 has no corresponding Audio Out (L/R) along with the Component Video Out (Y,Pb,Pr) sockets.



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What you have done is you are sending a component video signal from your system to your tv and the sound i assume comes through the 5.1 surrond speakers. The DVD's you play the sound would naturally come from the 5.1 surround speakers, unless your instruct the dvd player to send the sound to the tv in which case will only be played as stereo. you will need inputs on your dav system to take sound from your tv outputs or digital box by way of red and white phono leads or a digital/optical input if you have them; so as to play the sound from cable tv or sattelite tv through your 5.1 surround speakers.

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    andrew pester Sep 04, 2007

    Although putting the sound through the tv will be defeating the object of surround sound but if you have a scart socket you can buy a lead scart one end coming out to phono and video the other end to put in your tv or scart to scart if you have a spare scart socket on your tv.

  • andrew pester
    andrew pester Sep 04, 2007

    sorry, yes you have used the component leads the sound should come through the tv as its built in with the HD leads you have used as long as you have component in selected in the tv screen menu and auxillary or whatever is used to output sound from your dav, but you would useually use the dav as an output for sound not inputing it into somewhere else.



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