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Connect a Home Theater to a TV *Without Audio Output*

I own an entry-level Samsung LED TV. I recently bought a Sony Home Theater system (HT-RT40).

The problem is that the TV does not have an audio output. I checked all online forums and even contacted the local Samsung customer support. They confirmed that the TV does not have audio output, not even an analog one.

The question, therefore, is how can I connect my HT with the TV using a mediator if possible. Ideally I want to watch movies (using a flash drive) and want to get the video on the TV and audio on the HT.

Any help or workaround would be fantastic. This is my first post here. Thanks.

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Which Samsung Model Is It?

Please tell us the exact model number of your Samsung TV. There may be a couple of workarounds available, but need to know your exact model number, please.

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Re: audio output

The options you have:
1. Make one yourself.
2. Have a tech make one.
3. Buy another TV.

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Kees has it covered.

There techs that can tap the analog signals that are on the speakers and wire those to output jacks. Voids any warranty but it is a known workaround.

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Always look at needs before purchase

The same $ could have bought a new LED with what you need, plus looking at lightly used HT gear could have provided true surround sound. Caveat emptor.

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