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connect tv to theater

by resnostyle / September 17, 2006 6:47 AM PDT

i am looking for a way to connect my tv sound to my thearter. what do i need to do?

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Questions???????
by jcrobso / September 19, 2006 7:21 AM PDT
In reply to: connect tv to theater

What kind of outputs does your TV have???? John

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NO OUTPUTS ON TV!!
by resnostyle / September 19, 2006 11:30 AM PDT
In reply to: Questions???????

my tv has no outputs whatsoever. the only output avaliable is my vcr.

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as stated before
by masterying01 / September 19, 2006 12:43 PM PDT
In reply to: connect tv to theater

in order for people to help, you NEED to provide model numbers and the equipment you're trying hook up.

example: a tv and a receiver wont give you a picture without a video source, so what kind of dvd player do you have?

just asking "i need a way to connect my tvsound to my theater, what do i need" is like asking "i drive a car, what tires do i need" or "i need shoes, what kind do i need"

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please understand what i have.
by resnostyle / September 19, 2006 10:20 PM PDT
In reply to: as stated before

i have a vcr with mono output.
a tv with one input.

i want to play surround sound to my 6.1 home theater system.

what do i need or can do to make this work. i dont have a reciever. i dont have anything else.

sorry to come off mean but i dont have anything else hooked up.

my home theater does have digital inputs. vcr ONLY has mono outputs.

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more information...
by masterying01 / September 19, 2006 11:42 PM PDT

how do you have a 6.1 home theater system without a receiver? again...MODEL NUMBERS ARE NEEDED.

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ok, more info
by resnostyle / September 20, 2006 2:44 AM PDT
In reply to: more information...

I am using a AIWA NSX-D555 stero. Its a out of box system. It is a intergrated system. My tv is made in the 1980's and only supports mono inputs.

Currently I am using a PS2 that has optical output to go in my stero. (This configuration works perfectly)

I would like to recieve the same effect via cable. I have limited and outdated equipment.

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Hmmm, some thoughts.
by jcrobso / September 20, 2006 4:20 AM PDT
In reply to: ok, more info

"Currently I am using a PS2 that has optical output to go in my stero. (This configuration works perfectly)"
Do you use the PS2 as your DVD player?????
Dose you your Cable Box have optical output?
Your have older equiptment, you will have limited options. You will only 5.1 channel sound using a digital audio source. John

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a response to john
by resnostyle / September 20, 2006 6:10 AM PDT
In reply to: Hmmm, some thoughts.

yes john, i use my dvd player and it does everything i require.

i dont have a cable box, but i do have a mono vcr.

in addition i am a college student with limited money. would a reciever or updated tv fix this problem?

i use to use splitters and split the mono vcr in "stero" and input that via av cables to my stero. but i want more realistic surround sound.

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