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Why doesn't my home theater system work on this tv

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Re: Home theater system hookup

This model has a digital audio output to enable external audio. your home theater should have digital audio input. you have to use a digital coax cable and signal has to be digital in order for audio to work on home theater. no way to connect speakers on their own, would have to have external receiver to amplify audio signal

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Re: Home theater system hookup

Have you enabled the external audio on the TV?

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Trying to connect a sony home theatre system so that the akai television plays through the home teatre speakers. I used an hdmi cable, but the tv still only plays threough the tv.

The HDMI jacks on the TV are HDMI in. Thus to get the theater system to play the sound, you use the HDMI out from your set top box to the HDMI in of the Sony theater system and then the HDMI out of the theater system to the TV. (Connecting the HDMI in of the TV to the HDMI in of the home theater system will not work.)

If you are watching OTA TV or a direct coax cable connection, you need to hook up the TV audio out to the home theater system audio in to use these speakers with the TV. Then you probably need to set the TV to use the external speakers. This will probably be in the Menu under Audio. (Toggle external speakers on/off)

The Akai LCT2785TA has RCA audio out (1/4" red and white jacks). If your home theater system has RCA audio in, just get a patch cable (MM ends on each side of the cable). If your home theater system only has digital audio inputs, you will need a converter. is a link to one appropriate converter.

I hope this helps.

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I can't get my philips 47pfl3603d/f7 to work with a coby dvd968 home theater system the tv has one spdif coaxial out and coby also has one i pluged the cable, still can't get to hear my tv channels thru...

Hi there,

You need to select the source of your home theater system. Press <SOURCE> on the home theater remote to switch between DVD, TUNER, and LINE modes. Select LINE, then you should now hear audio from your TV, Please make sure that your TV is not muted, just increase the volume until you hear audio on home theater. Also increase the volume of your home theater.

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