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Connecting Samsung 6420HD TV to my stereo system.

by bomartwo / August 18, 2011 6:39 AM PDT

Back of the TV has a single audio output. I put a Y connector single RCA plug into the TV and the double RCA connectors (Red and White) into my stereo receiver's input. (Same way I had my old Sony connected only it had two output's rather than one.) All I got when I switched to external speakers was a hum. Any suggestions?

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Connecting Samsung 6420HD TV to my stereo system.
by Samsung_CE_Tech Samsung staff / August 19, 2011 3:01 AM PDT


From what you have stated, it seems that you have correctly connected the TV's 3.5mm audio output to your receiver. Although I would first suggest trying to connect an optical cable from the TV's optical output to your receiver's optical input (if its available), contacting Samsung Service would be your next best course of action.


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Thanks I figured it out.
by bomartwo / August 21, 2011 1:35 AM PDT

I had to have the speaker setting on standard not surround. Then there was no problem with my receiver getting the signal and ofcourse sending it to the speakers.

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Can't find that model.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / August 19, 2011 4:24 AM PDT

And most of the Samsungs I see have a minijack output and not RCA for audio outputs.

Let's see if you can supply a link to that TV.

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by bomartwo / August 21, 2011 1:34 AM PDT
In reply to: Can't find that model.

Turns out the problem was the way I had the speaker output set. Must be standard for my type of receiver. Once I did that external speakers worked fine. Thanks.

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