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Controlling volume with remote on external speakers

by Serebros2 / April 23, 2013 3:32 PM PDT

I tried both the 1/8 headphone hack and RCA on the Audioengine A2 powered speakers. I still cannot control the volume through the tv remote. I absolutely have to have this work with the remote, otherwise its just inconvenient.

I tried every option in every menu on the tv, I have a 2011 model samsung
led 40inch hdtv, UN40D6420 updated with the latest firmware

I looked on a few forums, and had no luck, the headphone/aux and rca line
out have fixed volume outputs from what I read on the forums.

Do you guys have any other suggestions for me? Is this a typical problem?Ill have to return them if I cannot fix this issue.

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by Serebros2 / April 23, 2013 3:35 PM PDT

simpler response - basically i want to control the volume of the tv with the samsung remote when the sound is playing through the external speakers, whenever i connect with 1/8 or rca, the volume button on the samsung remote does not work, but when i put it back on tv speakers, volume works fine.

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by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / April 23, 2013 7:49 PM PDT
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Many of the models do not offer this feature and I have yet to find anyone willing to correct it. Yes, I'm an electronics engineer and while mine works, other folk are scared to open the TV and run 3 wires to another jack. It's pretty simple work as far as such work goes but it appears the days of folk fixing stuff is over.

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