Computer Help forum

General discussion

Hooking stereo speakers to TV

Is there any way of hooking stereo speakers to a TV without having to use a stereo with it? In other words, is it possible to hook the speakers directly to the TV?(Even though the instructions for the TV say not to.)

If not, then what would you recommend? The speakers that came with our TV are lousy.

Discussion is locked
You are posting a reply to: Hooking stereo speakers to TV
The posting of advertisements, profanity, or personal attacks is prohibited. Please refer to our CNET Forums policies for details. All submitted content is subject to our Terms of Use.
Track this discussion and email me when there are updates

If you're asking for technical help, please be sure to include all your system info, including operating system, model number, and any other specifics related to the problem. Also please exercise your best judgment when posting in the forums--revealing personal information such as your e-mail address, telephone number, and address is not recommended.

You are reporting the following post: Hooking stereo speakers to TV
This post has been flagged and will be reviewed by our staff. Thank you for helping us maintain CNET's great community.
Sorry, there was a problem flagging this post. Please try again now or at a later time.
If you believe this post is offensive or violates the CNET Forums' Usage policies, you can report it below (this will not automatically remove the post). Once reported, our moderators will be notified and the post will be reviewed.
Collapse -
Depends on the TV and speakers...

In reply to: Hooking stereo speakers to TV

Some TVs only have the basic cable/antenna connection with no option to connect audio devices directly, some have just a headphone jack and component in, while others go much further enabling direct connection of speakers for surround sound. Thus, it really depends on that TV and speakers you have.

Let us know.
John

Collapse -
would like to use radio speaker for my tv

In reply to: Depends on the TV and speakers...

my new westinghouse tv speaker are not loud enough . I have extra radio speakers they have two wire no end . can I buy a end to fit my audio out to tv and will it work thanks Brion

Collapse -
speakers connected...BUT....!!

In reply to: would like to use radio speaker for my tv

i have successfully connected my car speakers and amp to my tv..but with
minimum volume on tv and minimum gain on the amp ..i am still getting
very loud sound.. can anybody help how can i reduce the volume.

thanks!!

speakers - pioneer car speakers
with 2000W amplifier and a woofer.

Collapse -
Repost.

In reply to: speakers connected...BUT....!!

There are not many visitors here so best to repost in a more frequented forum like Home Audio and Video.

Good luck.

Mark

Popular Forums

icon
Computer Newbies 10,686 discussions
icon
Computer Help 54,365 discussions
icon
Laptops 21,181 discussions
icon
Networking & Wireless 16,313 discussions
icon
Phones 17,137 discussions
icon
Security 31,287 discussions
icon
TVs & Home Theaters 22,101 discussions
icon
Windows 7 8,164 discussions
icon
Windows 10 2,657 discussions

GIVEAWAY

Enter to win* a free holiday tech gift!

CNET's giving five lucky winners the gift of their choice valued up to $250!