There are two color coded (Red and Black) sets of output connectors for the speakers. One set quit providing sound to the speaker altogether, the other set works to some degree, except it sounds garbled, as if I was listening an AM radio station. Dell's Decision One (the company that fixes Dell TVs) solution? $687.00 for freight from VA to OH, $262.00 base price for diagnosing the problem, plus parts and labor. I might as well buy a new TV. Warranty is expired. Is there a way to replace those connectors? How can I find out the part number? Another Dell technician suggested I purchase a surround system but I am not sure if a surround system will solve the problem since one set of connectors does not work and the other sounds worst than my local AM radio station. Any suggestions?
I bought one recently from the pawn shop. GREAT BUY for me because it had no sound. Hooking it up to an external Audio Receiver, I use the pass through (Audio Out) from the DELL, and it works like a charm. Try this out!
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Re: W3706MC Rear Output Connectors Problem
I would 1st confirm that the rattling is not comming from the speakers. hook different speakers up to test. if continue to garble, the boardmay have a short. ebay the description audio board for dell ???? you may find it.
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Most TVs have a red and white set of RCA connectors that are marked "OUTPUT" The back panel will also have the same type connectors for audio input.(can be very confusing) They are usually marked input.
In the case where there are no RCA connectors that are marked output then the only choice is to connect into the headset 2.5 mm plug. They make a plug to rca connector cable for this purpose.
Attached is a photo of a different TV only to help to give you an example of how they are usually set up.
If your output from the decoder box is conventional "type F" termination like the old TV sets, just connect that output to your antenna input on the TV just as before with the analog sets.
If however you have the outputs like on your DVD player, the safe bet is to simply connect with the white, red and yellow RCA type connectors like your home stereo uses, and plug those into the "Cable input" set of connectors on the TV. They are grouped together.
kindly get four audio RF connection wires look for the audio output on the front or back of your tv. one of the output connection is white the other is red.look for the same connectors on your reciever the same colour.but they are marked input.plug the output wires from your tv to the input connection of your reciever.if you have separate speakers, connect the speaker wires from the output connectors of your reciever so you can get sound comming from your tv through your reciever,good luck.
Follow these steps:Component Video Connection
Get a component video cable. This cable has 3 sets of connectors, one each for the red, blue and green color signals.
Match the connectors to the appropriate video output jacks on the DVD player. Component video outputs will normally be labeled Cr/Cb/Cy. The Cy output jack is matched to green, Cr to red and Cb to blue.
Run the cable from DVD player to the TV. Most TV connections are made from the back panel, but this may vary.
Match the connectors to the appropriate video input jacks on the TV.
If using S-Video Connection
Get an S-video cable. This cable has a single round connector with 4 pins.
Attach one end of the S-video cable to the S-video output jack on the DVD player.
Attach the other end to the S-video input jack on the TV.
Composite Video Connection
Get a composite video cable. These types of cables are frequently bundled with two-channel audio cables. Composite video cables are tipped with yellow plugs.
Plug one end of the composite video cable into the composite video output jack on your DVD player.
Plug the other end into the composite video input jack on your TV.
Hi, The set top box will more than likely have two coaxial connectors ( threaded/ribbed pieces of metal ) coming out of the back. also three R.C.A. connectors-these will be smooth and be colored yellow red and white. one of the coax connectors will say " IN FROM ANT> or CABLE IN) the other ( OUT TO T.V. ) hook up your dvd recorders " ANTENNA " input to the set top box's ANTENNA output. If your D.V.D. recorder doesn't have an antenna input then hook up the recorders audio/video input to the set top box's audio/video output. then you should be good to go. If you buy a H.D.T.V. tuner to receive FREE H.D. programming it may be possible to hook up to recorder with H.D.M.I. cables.( those connections resemble slots ) I hope this has been of some assistance, good luck, Prodzilla.
The easiest way is to use a scart lead, other than that, Is your TV switched to RGB or Component. I would switch the set between component and RGB. You`ll probably find that this sorts out your problem. If you still have problems, connect the DVD to another set with scarts and double check what the DVD output is set to, either RGB or Conmponent. Ian
Look for the audio output connections.Sometimes,it is at the left or right side, top or back of the set.Usually, the color of the terminals are Red and Black & most of the time there is letter R & L beside each one.R stands for right chanel & L for left chanel. Buy the speakers with the same RCA
input terminal connections w/ that of your set Then buy the cables w/ RCA male connectors.Any sales person at Frys Electronics Costco Sears Best Buy will give you the right accessories you need.
Offhand, your Philips 32PFL7422/98 do not have regular Audio Output RCA jacks (white and red), sorry. However, right before the antenna connector is an S/PDIF output connector. This should allow transfer of digital audio signals from the Philips 32PFL7422/98 to a S/PDIF capable receiver or amplifier. If you would look at the rear of your stereo and determine if it has such an input, then it would be a matter of getting the right cable/connector.
Hope this be of initial help/idea. Pls post back how things turned up or should you need additional information. Good luck and kind regards. Thank you for using FixYa.
I assume you are saying that the DVD player only has RCA jacks. It would be good to know if the DVD player has Component output as that is the preferred output. You will know this if the RCA jacks on the DVD are color coded green, blue and red.... You would by a set of component cables, hook to DVD matching colors and then find the same color code on input of the TV. You must also run the red and white cable from the DVD output to the TV input for audio. The input on the TV would be labled component in or input and a #. Simply select the input, or source button on remote to select the input that matches your choice and all should function. If there is no component on the DVD output and only a composit hook up (color code by yellow, red, white) again just match that to the corresponding input on the TV.