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Samsung UN65MU8500 ( 8 Series) Optical Output

Unable to find any optical output on this premium SMART TV to attach a sound bar. TV came with smart "one connect hub" - 4 HDMI ( in) and 1 additional HDMI port noted as ARC? The sound bar provides 1- optical and two analog ports ( in/out). Do I need an adapter of some sort? If so, what kind? Thanks so very much for your review and reply.

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Clarification Request
There should be 4 letters after that model number.

In reply to: Samsung UN65MU8500 ( 8 Series) Optical Output

There are specials that don't have such but I can't check all the variations. You should supply the full model number or just share a link to the one you have.

I've seen folk struggle to find the port at times. A check of the setup manual where it is and a flashlight helps.

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The letters are:

In reply to: There should be 4 letters after that model number.

Thank you , yes...DFXZA
Not finding the info in manual provided or online. Have new readers and flashlight handy.
Still searching

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Thank You for your prompt review and follow up!!

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I found it, on the side of the small Hub. Not on TV itself. Happy

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That could explain why it had the D letter.

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Post was last edited on December 26, 2017 9:54 AM PST

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Clarification Request
The “ D “

In reply to: Samsung UN65MU8500 ( 8 Series) Optical Output

Took that model number right of the back of the sets asset tag. Yes, it did ship from Costco.

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No results found for UN65MU8500DFXZA

In reply to: Samsung UN65MU8500 ( 8 Series) Optical Output

I can't guess why the D was there. Is this some Costco/Walmart special?

This is why a link is best so you know it matches.

I'm using this link .https://www.samsung.com/us/televisions-home-theater/tvs/4k-uhd-tvs/un65mu8500fxza-un65mu8500fxza/

This model does have an Optical output so where is it?
The Installation Manuals and user manual NEVER showed where. Also it mentions the One Connect box. Do you have that box?


I'm looking at the install manual and if I were to bet, it would be under cover a or cover b.

In the USA, call 1800SAMSUNG to ask where the GOOD MANUAL is. Samsung cheaped out on the manual.

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Optical found

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It’s on the side of the little hub. Not on the TV. Removed both covers and inspected with flashlight. Wish they had added a “ note” in manual on hub
Thank so much for checking

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Me too.

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It was annoying to read such a terribly written manual. It was a manual, but not very useful.

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