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hook up hdtv

by jusiewicz / July 6, 2011 6:13 AM PDT

how to hook up hdtv

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Clarification Request
by sharonvak / July 6, 2011 6:41 AM PDT
In reply to: hook up hdtv

More details, please!

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What do you want to connect to the tv.
by Kees_B Forum moderator / July 6, 2011 6:53 AM PDT
In reply to: Details?

Let's see the usuals:
1. Apple TV
2. Google TV
3. Stereo speakers
4. A 5.1 speaker set
5. A headphone
6. A cable box
7. A satellite box
8. A PC
9. A Mac
10. A laptop
11. A wireless modem
12. A wired modem
Maybe the OP means one of those?


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by jusiewicz / July 8, 2011 3:28 AM PDT

Sorry for unclarity. I would like to know how to do:
1. Stereo speakers
2. A 5.1 speaker set
3. A PC or laptop
4. How to tune with presets. The TV is a LG47LE8500


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Short reply.
by Kees_B Forum moderator / July 8, 2011 7:20 AM PDT
In reply to: HDTV

Generally, stereo speakers can be done by connecting amplified speakers to the headphone out. And a PC or laptop (to use the TV as kind of a monitor) via HDMI. A 5.1 speaker set might be more difficult.

But all available connections should be available in the user manual. I don't have that. You do. If you can't find it out yourself, please provide a link to that manual.

Same, of course, about how presets work. That certainly is in the manual.


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Why that's a little bit of work.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / July 10, 2011 6:28 AM PDT
In reply to: HDTV

This is where you have to dive in and check the manuals for the suggested connections. And THERE'S THE ISSUE!!!

Just last week I setup some HDTV and there was FIVE CHOICES alone for the DVD and Audio connections. While it seemed overkill in choices it didn't take long to figure out that I had the cables for just 2 of the five options.

I tried the first and it worked so I moved on to the next device.

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Not possible.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / July 6, 2011 6:15 AM PDT
In reply to: hook up hdtv

Given only a hdtv and nothing to connect it to, no one could get it connected.

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