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Audio Issue I cannot get audio when I hook up my console with component cable? The visual is there, but no audio? When I hook it up using composit cable, it works perfectly. I do have surround sound, and I have run the Audio through my receiver, but I cannot get any audio?

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  • james_curran Sep 25, 2009

    That's a good idea, I tried it, and I still have no audio? Any other suggestions?

  • james_curran Sep 25, 2009

    My receiver is currently hooked up to my television and I have working surround sound. I just cannot get any audio from the xbox 360 either on the tv or through the receiver.
    I have even got a new set of component audio/video cables, and the issue remains.

  • james_curran Sep 25, 2009

    Oh, and thanks for the help thus far! I really appreciate it even though I haven't solved the problem yet.

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Component has 3 video cables.... then you have to use the composite Red & White cables as your audio.

so you are using both the component video with the composite audio to achieve this. 5 RCA cables total. you will NOT be using the composite video cable(yellow). But you will use the Red & White for audio...

simple.. good luck

Posted on Sep 25, 2009

  • print-or-die Sep 25, 2009

    Maybe your receiver isn't setup properly. Does it give you sound if you plug it directly into the TV? If it works when you have it in the TV, then you can narrow it down to being your receiver. I can't help any further if your receiver is not setup properly.... just try narrowing it down to the receiver or the xbox.



    good luck.

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