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Connecting surround sound to tv

Unable to connect surround sound. need help please

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  • nenaboop Nov 29, 2007

    i have all of the cords. I bought the tv used and just not sure of how to connect it.

  • nenaboop Nov 29, 2007

    the surround sound is a elite audio powered
    home theater system. EA-506

  • nenaboop Nov 29, 2007

    its an elite audio powered home theater system EA-506 that i need help hooking up to the tv. thanks

  • nenaboop Nov 29, 2007

    I get sound on either 2 or 3 of the speakers but not all

  • nenaboop Nov 29, 2007

    have picture and sound but not on all of the speakers so i don't think its broken. I think maybe i have it hooked up wrong.

  • nenaboop Nov 29, 2007

    5 speaker total and its new

  • nenaboop Nov 30, 2007

    the tv is switched to mono and i actually turned off the speakers from the tv. the hts has 3 dvd inputs and where ever i plug the rca's thats where the sound comes from. it also has tape and cd inputs. hope it makes sense. thanks

  • nenaboop Nov 30, 2007

    I also have a vcr hooked up to the tv and that is playing

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I think the problem is we don't understand your question.

Perhaps this is the answer you seek..

The surround sound is output from your TV as just the left/right signals. So there are just 2 RCA's to connect from the TV audio monitor outputs to the HTS input. The unit will then decode, split and amplify the signals for your multiple speakers.


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    Martin B Nov 29, 2007

    Check that the source material from the TV is actually encoded with surround, movies are usually encoded but news/documenaties are not.

    Check you don't have the TV switched to mono.

    The rear channels are meant to be very subtle, there wont always be sounds coming from them.

  • Martin B
    Martin B Nov 30, 2007

    >the tv is switched to mono



    Switch the TV to stereo :)

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The AV cords should of came with the TV. if they didnt. you can always check ebay or google or the company website and just type in your tv type and put Surrond sound cable

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  • Doug Kane
    Doug Kane Nov 29, 2007

    okay in this case read this guide page 33http://www.p4c.philips.com/files/4/43p83...

  • Doug Kane
    Doug Kane Nov 29, 2007

    its possible the jack is broken. because its used

  • Doug Kane
    Doug Kane Nov 29, 2007

    how many speakers total?

    is this system new or used

  • Doug Kane
    Doug Kane Nov 29, 2007

    like i said before the jack in the tv must be messed up since it is a used tv

  • Doug Kane
    Doug Kane Nov 29, 2007

    ty spark -- thought that just didnt wanna give out wrong materals

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You need cords for this, make sure you have all of your correct cords in the socket, and if you are 100% positive this is so, contact your seller and tell him your case.

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  • Matt Perry
    Matt Perry Nov 29, 2007

    Perhaps this connection of the television is broken? If not i'm bummed.

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