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No sound from system when watching TV

I can't get the sound from my TV to go through the Sony DAV HDX500 theater system. I have a brand new westinghouse LCD TV...please help!

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I figured out a solution...I tried the red & white audio in/out, and it did not work. The only thing that will work is using an optical cable...$25 at Radio Shack...worked like a charm!

Posted on Oct 01, 2007

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I've been having the exact same problem myself. I'm no expert on electronics, but the one thing I haven't yet done is go out and purchase an audio cable. An audio cable is a simple little cable, with two input jacks: one red, one white, on both sides. You put the red one into the red slot on your TV, and the white one in the white slot (it should be labeled "Audio OUT"). Then put the other end into the red and white slots in the system (should be labeled "TV"). Now I can't guarantee this will work, since I have yet to try it myself, but the manual does label the audio cable as "required - not provided" in the area where it talks about connecting your system to your TV, so it just might be that the audio cable is required for any sound to go from the TV to the system.

Posted on Oct 01, 2007


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