My TV is not compatible with Satellite receiver and can't control sound. Was told by cable provider that we had to switch to the cable with blue,green,red ends and move yellow and white to audio out place. The TV remote now will not control the sound. Prior to this we were using a huge video type cable but apparently this is no longer allowed. Can anyone help? Thanks
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It is possible there are separate sound level functions for the DVD player, the tv and the satellite box, try the different remotes for each by unlocking the volume control on the satellite remote until you get them close or use the device specific remote volume controls. I would also try and use HDMI if available for the DVD instead of composite. If the volume controls are different it will show on the tv, might also go through all audio settings for each device. Some devices are pre-amped or send out strong sound signals while others are line level outputs designed to be amped by the output device, in this case your tv I believe. The HDMI vs stereo audio that goes with composite may be the cause or it could be in the settings of the device. Worst case is to remember to drop volume before you switch back so you don't ruin speakers.
Here's what I would do first. Unplug the satellite receiver and TV from the wall outlet, then plug them both back in and allow them to reboot. Once they have rebooted, see if you have sound. If not, you may have to call the satellite provider for furthur troubleshooting. Also,do you have anything else hooked to your TV with HDMI? (DVD or Blu-Ray player for instance?) Do these work properly? If so, I would assume you have a problem in your satellite receiver. If not, you have a problem in the TV.
I hope this helps. You have to connect your sound bar to your cable box/satellite tv receiver. If you are connecting with composite or component cables you connect the video cables (either the yellow or the green blue and red cables) between the television and the cable box /satellite tv receiver. Then you connect the red and white audio portion of the cable between the cable box/satellite tv receiver and the sound bar. You are going from the OUTPUT of the cable box/satellite tv receiver to the INPUT on the television and sound bar. You use the function/source/input button on the sound bar to choose the space you plugged the cables into on it or listen to the radio or listen to your IPOD and etc.
OK. For all you regular Joe's like me here's the fix--plain and simple! I have Dish Networks HD receiver, an LG Home Theater System (LHB953) and an LG HD Television - although I suspect this applies for most LG TV-to-LG Audio Systems used in combination with a HD TV). My problem lied within the LG to LG setting known as SIMPLINK which tries to "auto-configure" everything between LG to LG devices.
Do this to make your HD TV (using Dish/DirecTV) play it's HD video display from the satellite provider but play the audio over the LG surround sound speakers:
1. Plug a HDMI cable from your satelite receiver's set-top-box to your HD TV. This will carry your HD "video" ONLY. Click "Input" on the TV remote until the HD video signal shows your desired TV channel from your satellite provider.
2. Plug an HD Optical cable (the one with the red laser) from your LG HTS (Home Theater System) to your satellite box. This will carry your HD "audio" ONLY.
3. This is the magic everyone seems to be overlooking. On the LG TV remote, go into the menu options and disable SIMPLINK by setting SIMPLINK=OFF. This feature allows the video and audio signals to be split over 2 different ports: HD video goes over the HDMI cable and the audio to go over the HD Optical cable.
I went to the HDTV plasma manual. It stated the only way the digital optical audio output would work (from this TV) was to go to the menu, select audio and turn off the TV speakers. Basically, it had nothing to do with the technics receiver.
My spouse dropped the remote & lost the "connection", I called the cable company who said to set the TV to Video 1 but after that didn't work. After some discussion about what was plugged into the DVR I was told I actually needed Component 1. That worked. Hope that helps.
That is because you didn't have the audio input connection right. 1. HDMI cable going from the Samsung tx72 output to Your Samsung TV HDMI input 2. 2. Non HD directv box Left and right audio output should be connected directly to the Samsung DVD receiver under Satellite input.Select"Satellite"for the sound from your Samsung tx72.You are good to go! Joe
Sure. On back of DVD player find 'audio out" left and right.
Obtain a twin RCA jack audio cable of sufficient length and put
the two plugs on one end into those audio ports, and plug
the color matching ends into any available" audio in" left/right
ports (except "phono") on your receiver. Done.
For the TV sound use the same kind of twin cable, and obtain
the sound source from audio out left/right on the back of your
cable or satellite provider box and find one additional set
of available "audio in" left/right ports on your receiver. Done.
Turn the receiver dial to correspond to the audio port that
you selected on the back and enjoy it.
If you don't have a separate cable or satellite box chances
are your TV will have audio out left/right ports in the back
or front somewhere and use those to route your TV sound,
but if you do that don't expect the sound quality to be
top notch (depending on the TV circuitry ).
If you have only one unused audio in left right pair available
on your receiver you will need to use an "A/B" audio
switch, and your local electronic store can tell you how to
You are doing the right thing. The sound should be much
improved by using your receiver. And by the way, when the
sales person in the store suggests that you need gold plated
jacks ignore him and buy the plastic ones. They will work
You can connect the inno via the home doc and the provided cable in the home kit. You may have to connect to an unused component on the receiveer (VCR comes to mind)...You move the VCR source on your receiver and you should be good to go.. I have a Pioneer Elite receiver but Pioneer makes no cable to connect those two ..no matter... I wanted to control the Inno from outside the receiver's controls.. Sam