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Surround sound tv

I got the surround sound system from a garage sale earlier this year. I am trying to hook it up through the satellite TV box so it can easily transmit sound and video and through the sound system itself.

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To help you better, you need to provide the make and model of your surround sound system and your satellite TV box..

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Connect your XBox360 to your television as normal. On the back of your TV you need to find the "Audio Out" plugs. Your receiver only has Stereo Input (Red&White cables) for input so your TV has to match that. I don;t know your TV model so I can't make sure you have those outputs, but they should be labeled on the back of your television. This will make everything that plays sound through your TV come through your stereo receiver when you put the receiver on the proper channel.

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The only way to get the surround sound by your set up box to your system by audio connections ok other than you cannot get from TV surround sound.

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Typically you need to consider the surround system as the central point for sound distribution (and in newer receivers, the distribution point for video signal as well). So you need to think of your TV and Satellite as sound sources and connect them to the IN side of your surround sound system. From the back of your TV then, look for the Audio OUT (commonly Red for right and White (or black) for Left. Connect these to the IN on the back of the surround system. Likewise for your satellite box. Then make sure you select the appropriate source on the surround system. If the system supports the video signal, you can route that as well. Beware that you'll need some sort of simulation (provided by the Phillips unit) to upconvert stereo to surround ... check the manual online. If you post model numbers for the Phillips and satellite units, we might be able to direct you more specifically (provided we can find manuals online)

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You'll have to have something that outputs in digital audio (coaxial or optical). Either your reciever (Cable/Satellite) or the TV. You'll just hook that up to the Surround Sound unit and then just turn on the Surround System when you want surround sound.

You'll have to connect the TV as you would normally with audio cables sicne you'll want stereo sound on the regualr channels.

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