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Xbox and tv = no sound

I have an xbox 360 and a Sharp LC-32SA1EA or LC-32SV1EA HDTV.

I am trying to play xbox on this tv an am connecting it to EXT 4 labelled Analogue RGB PC/Component. The cable connects the red,blue and green cords in an adapter which fits into the tv. The display is perfect but there is no sound. There is an audio jack in the EXT but only a 3.5mm stereo cable fits in. Is there a cable that fits into this EXT and then fits into the red and white cords on the xbox cable to allow sound???

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Yes, those cables are quite common. Check any electronics retailer like Best Buy or Walmart.

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Disconnect any previously connected A/V or component cables.



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Connect the HDMI AV cable connector to the "HDMI AV" port on the Xbox 360.



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Turn on your HDTV. Set the video mode to the HDMI port that will be used. HDTVs with multiple component ports will usually label them "HDMI 1," "HDMI 2" and so on.



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Turn on the Xbox 360. Go to "My Xbox." Select "System Settings" then "Console Settings" then "Display" and then "HDTV Settings." Pick the display setting (720p, 1080i and 1080p) that looks best on your HDTV.

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Then plug the 3 RCA cables into the color coded slots on the TV. Make sure you aren't using the red cable from the component RGB but are using the red cable for sound (next to the white one).

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