How to Connect Old Home Theater to Smart TV

Can you connect the old surround sound to the new TV?

If your TV has audio output (usually optical audio) then connect that to your HTS. Set the TV to output surround sound (you might have to try any options offered as they are often not clearly labeled). If your TV only has analog audio output you could use that but you won’t get digital surround sound.

How do I connect my old home theater to my Samsung Smart TV?

How to connect an HDMI cable Prepare an HDMI cable. Connect the cable to the TV’s HDMI IN (ARC). Connect to the HDMI OUT (TV-ARC) port of the speaker that you want to connect. Turn the speakers on that are connected to the TV. The TV sound will be played through your external speakers.

How do I connect my old 5.1 speakers to my Smart TV?

Connect one end of the HDMI cable to the HDMI-Out port on your surround receiver. Connect the other end of the HDMI cable to one of the HDMI-In ports on your TV. Switch your TV to the appropriate channel using the Input or Source button on your remote or TV. More items…

How can I connect my home theater to my smart TV without HDMI?

Luckily, there are other options than HDMI. How do you connect a TV to a receiver without HDMI? You can use any RCA audio cables, a composite video cable, a 5-cable component RCA video cable, or an HDMI converter that matches the input option you have available.

How do I hook up my old surround sound to my new smart TV?

Why does my Samsung TV not have audio out?

Loose connections can cause dropouts, so make sure to reconnect the cable at both ends, and check if you still experience dropouts. If you do, try using a new cable. If a different port on your TV is available, reconnect to it instead.

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How do I connect HDMI to an old amplifier?

Connect your cable box directly to the TV with an HDMI cable. Connect audio out (if available) from the cable box to audio in (tape, CD) of the receiver. If your cable box does not have audio out, use analog audio out from the TV instead.

How do I connect my stereo speakers to my Samsung Smart TV?

How to connect an HDMI cable Prepare an HDMI cable. Connect the cable to the TV’s HDMI IN (ARC). Connect to the HDMI OUT (TV-ARC) port of the speaker that you want to connect. Turn the speakers on that are connected to the TV. The TV sound will be played through your external speakers.

Why is my surround sound not working with my TV?

Try different cables to verify this is not a bad set of cables. Try setting the Audio/Video (A/V) receiver to a different Surround Sound mode. IMPORTANT: Verify that the source you are playing is encoded with Surround Sound audio. If not, the audio will be very difficult to hear using a Surround Sound setting.

Does Smart TV have to surround sound?

Smart TVs are also able to recognize surround sound input and send it to an amplifier or receiver which can then transmit the sound to the speakers.

How do I know if my TV supports Dolby audio?

The one surefire way to confirm Dolby Atmos is working is to check the information panel on the front of your A/V receiver or your soundbar (if it has one, or perhaps an on-screen display). It should display the kind of audio signal it’s currently working with.

How can I connect my home theater to my TV without ARC?

Both devices being connected must support the ARC feature. … If you find that your TV, A/V receiver or home theater (HT) system does not support ARC, you will need to use Option 2: Coaxial Digital Cable, Optical Digital Cable, or Option 3: Audio Cable to connect your devices.

How can I connect my home theater to my TV without optical?

There are many ways to avoid using HDMI or optical connections. You can connect wirelessly with Bluetooth, or use a 3.5 mm AUX cable, RCA cables, or even an auxiliary device that converts coaxial cable to another kind of connection.

 

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