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Connecting my HDTV to my Bose Cinemate

I have a 42' Hitachi Plasma and a Toshiba HD DVD player. I also have a Comcast HD Tuner and an Xbox. I am trying to connect all of them to the Bose. The problem is that Bose only have the red/white jack for the Cinemate. Is there a way that I can connect all of them to run thru the Cinemate? The HD DVD and the cable box have HDMI connectors and the TV has two HDMI receivers. I would really like to run all of them thru the BOSE. Can this be done? Do I need a converter to run it thru the Bose? Thanks for your help with this problem.

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  • Anonymous Aug 01, 2008

    i got 42" lcd and it doesn't have an audio out (L/R) except digital out, and the cinemate don't have digital in, what kind of converter should i get...

  • Marioslv Aug 22, 2008

    all the same and I have a sony av receiver but the sound does not go thru.

  • angiegregory Sep 30, 2008

    I have same problem; just bought a vizio lcd hdtv and cannot connect my bose cinemate; bummer. is there an adapter, i hope?

  • Anonymous Nov 20, 2008

    Yea - my cinemate has no sound after seeting up to my dvd and/ or through my new Samsung 52inch tv. Not happy!

  • jasop01 Dec 09, 2008

    I am trying to get by bose hooked up to my hitachi no audio out on thia tv tryed going everywhich way but can only hook up cable or ps3 seperate....
    I want them all hooked in to bose!!!!

  • Anonymous Feb 09, 2009

    ya i have a 42" vizio hdtv and a phillips dvd player along with a cinmate bose system that i can't hook up to everything. I called for codes to hook up to one remote but there is no bose sound if i watch a dvd because it won't work on the dvd player even though they are all hooked up together. I spent many hours messing with the hook ups. Iam very bummed with Bose.

  • Anonymous Apr 24, 2009

    just put up a flatscreen and ran the bose speaker connettions thru the wall with power, hdmi, and componet video, and patch the holes, only to find you cant have the cable box and the dvd with the bose , u gotta pick one to go with the bose and the other audio has to be the t.v. speakers to they make a splitter switch?



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If your BOSE system only has one audio input you will have to connect everything to your tv and like the other guy said there will be an audio out on the back of your tv, connect that to your BOSE and when you switch inputs on your tv it should send that audio to your speaker setup.

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Plug your Bose into your Television audio out jacks. Run the rest through your cable box

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