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Connect speakers to Apple TV

by cooljaideepsawhney / May 1, 2013 2:22 AM PDT

Hi all, I have Computer 5.1 speakers which I want to connect to my Apple TV. The speakers have a 3.5 mm jack and the Apple TV has an optical audio slot. I cannot connect my speakers to my TV since it has the same Optical Audio slot too. Is there a way to convert 3.5 mm to Optical Audio so that I can connect my speakers. Please let me know. Thanks.

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All 3.5mm jacks I've seen are stereo.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / May 1, 2013 2:33 AM PDT

It's a shame the model number of the speaker is unknown.

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You can find a converter on Amazon, etc.
by Pepe7 / May 1, 2013 4:07 AM PDT

But as Bob said though, it would be helpful to know what speakers you are working with.

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