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How do I get TV sound through surround sound speakers?

by bagcatblue / December 28, 2009 8:20 PM PST

I have a Samsung LE46B650T2 HD television and a Samsung HT-BD1252 5.1 channel Blu-ray Home cinema system. I have followed all the instructions for connecting leads etc and everything works i.e. TV is receiving sound and pictures and blu-ray is playing discs and surround sound speakers are all working. What I want to do is hear sound through the surround sound speakers when watching ordinary TV programmes and according to the instruction manual (pg 65) I should be able to through the Anynet+ function. However, when I go to the Anynet+ device list my home cinema system is not listed. I have made sure that Anynet+ (HDMI-CEC) is set to On in the Application menu. I have also connected the optical in jack of the home cinema system to the digital audio out (optical) jack of the tv, but I am still not getting sound out of the home cinema speakers when watching tv.
Can any one help please?

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tv sound
by DPINTN / December 29, 2009 2:34 AM PST

I have the optical out on my direct tv satellite reciever going to my optical in on my home theatre and it works great.

I know you may not have that option but if you do, give it a try

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Surround sound
by bagcatblue / December 29, 2009 6:30 AM PST
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Thanks for suggestion but I don't have a satellite receiver - maybe I should get one!

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RE: How do I get TV sound through surround sound speakers?
by Gunderstorm / December 29, 2009 7:05 AM PST
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So besides the HT itself (be it DVD or Blu-Ray), you can really only connect one other component with the expectation of 5.1 audio, correct?

If I have a cable set-top box and an Xbox, I can only connect one to the optical audio "in". That bites. Kinda makes me question the label "home theater".

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Question-Please Help!!!!!!!!
by mbgscla / May 1, 2011 10:57 PM PDT
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My DishNetwork Reciever is connected to my TV via Video 1. If I connect the optical cables to the DishNetwork Reciever and to the Home Theatre as suggested above...What should the input on the Home Theatre be for the sound from the TV to come through?

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Question-Please Help!!!!!!!! -
by Samsung_HD_Tech Samsung staff / May 2, 2011 4:54 AM PDT

mbgscla,

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samsung hdtv and samsung surround sound not working properly
by dantheman13stevo / January 31, 2015 2:18 AM PST

hi, i have pretty much the sme problem, this is what i have, i have a samsung 50" smart tv with sky plus connected to tv via hdmi then the surround sound connected via hdmi and optical , on my tv i have anynet + device which picks up the sky box but not the blueray and before i was able to turn surround on aswell as tv and have the sound going thru the surround for sky and all was fine but last week it has stopped for some reason, i have reset everything changed cables tried to get anynet to pick up blueray but it still doesnt want to work and is very fustrating please help

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by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / January 31, 2015 2:49 AM PST
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Home Theater surround sound for TV programs
by chikusri / August 27, 2013 1:22 PM PDT

Hello bagcatblue,
I am in the exact situation now - trying to connect TV to the Blu-Ray home theatre and trying to get the normal tv programs (not played through dish, but played using smart tv app) related sound to pass it through the home theatre rather than TV speakers - Did you have any luck performing that at that time?
Thanks

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