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HDTV and connecting speakers...

Is it absolutely necessary to use an amp or receiver when connecting speakers to my TV. A Radio Shack person said that they can connect directly without one???????

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If your TV has audio output jacks on the back, then you don't need an amp or receiver. These jacks use traditional composite cables that are red and white in color. I'm talking about the same kind you use with a dvd player.

F.Y.I. A lot of TVs don't have composite audio outputs, but they will have what's called an optical audio output. That type has to be used with an amp or receiver because you can't plug that type of line into any speaker.

I hope I've provided you useful assistance and that this information allows you to make an informed decision as to how to proceed from here.

Please let me know if I can be of further assistance.

Posted on Jun 18, 2009

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