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I just received the converter cable for the dvi to hdmi. I'm on the DVI setting and the picture is awesom! can you tell me what ports i'm supposed to put the audio cables to

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  • FRED SANCHEZ Mar 18, 2011

    ok i did that and still no sound. There's 3 audio in inputs on the tv. Composite, s video, and Y CB/PB AND Y CR/PR. I ttied them on all 3 an still nothing

  • FRED SANCHEZ Mar 18, 2011

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  • FRED SANCHEZ Mar 18, 2011

    hitachi 42hdf52
    atlantic broadband is my provider and my box is an explorer 8300 hdc. not sure if i had responded or not.

  • FRED SANCHEZ Mar 18, 2011

    MUTE, VOUME, TREBLE, BASS, BALANCE, SRS WOW AND SUBWOOFER. Those are the only options in audio tab. I have the rc cable from the box connected in the audio OUT 2 going to the audio IN S video on the TV...is that where they are supposed to be?

  • FRED SANCHEZ Mar 18, 2011

    can i send you a picture of the back of my tv so you can tell me where to put them. i've tried them all. Do you have an email i can forward them to

  • FRED SANCHEZ Mar 18, 2011

    doesn't give me the option under my first question

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The audio in port for the DVI is the same one as for a RGB input (VGA) source. It is a 3.5 mm audio jack just above the S-Video input in the main input/output terminal block (to the right of the DVI and VGA inputs). To the right is the composite video output and the stereo RCA audio out jacks.

If you are using a basic HDMI to DVI cable and connecting to your computer's audio out, you need a separate 3.5 mm M/M audio patch cable. Then make sure that the default audio out is at the line out, instead of the HDMI. (The details for doing this depend on your OS. In Windows 7, click Start > Control Panel > Hardware and Sound > Sound . Then adjust the Playback device if needed.

If your audio output is stereo RCA jacks, you will need an adapter. If you already have the RCA audio cable, get a F/F RCA to M 3.5 mm adapter.

If you have a unified cable with HDMI to DVI and the audio cable splitting off (I think I saw one of these cables in a catalog once but not recently), see the above depending on the type of audio plug you have. You might need a 3.5 mm extension cable (F/M).

The manual for the Hitachi 42HDF52 is available here: http://www.retrevo.com/support/Hitachi-42HDF52-TVs-manual/id/371bh744/t/2/ . You will need to enter a code to access the PDF.

I hope this helps.

Cindy Wells

Posted on Mar 19, 2011

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Hello,

you will be needing a RCA cord to be able to get audio/sound. The RCA cord I am referring to is the red and wile (Left & Right) cable.

Check the back of your TV, you will see a red and white RCA input space like wise at the back of your device. Connect the cord from "Audio out" of your device to "Audio in" at the back of your TV.

There should be sound after this connection. Below is an image of the RCA cord.

i just received the converter - walesarumi.gif


Good luck.

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    Walesarumi Mar 18, 2011

    Ok, what's the make/model of your TV and also the device you want to connect it to?

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    Walesarumi Mar 18, 2011

    Hello,

    Go to your TV menu, under sound, you should find audio settings, you can enable the sound connection from there. Or you can connect the RCA from your Atlantic broadband box to Aux of a sound system/amplifier.......

  • Walesarumi
    Walesarumi Mar 18, 2011

    Hello, there should be a AV at the back of the TV. The AV comprises of Yellow, Red and white. Yellow stand for video, while red and white stands for audio. Since you have used dvi to hdmi for video, you can just use the red and white for audio. Audio in shouldn't go to s-video. it should go to AV in........ Check the back of your TV very well and you should find AV.

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    Walesarumi Mar 18, 2011

    Okay, I think that would be better. To upload the picture, go straight to your first question which is at the top of the screen. underneath the question you would see " Add a comment" click it. Then click on picture and you can upload it from there. Don't click the add comment that is under my first solution but the one underneath your original question.

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