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TV sound to DVD receiver

by jaisonk4 / June 6, 2014 5:49 PM PDT

I have Jamo DMR 61 receiver (DVD) with 5.1 channel speakers.I have LG - LCD (TV) and my TV is connected with Set top Box. I want my TV sound through 5.1 channel speakers.I have tried various options and in one option I connected RCA cable in TV (Audio out) and second end to DVD receiver (Audio in). Only one front speaker and woofers sounds and other 4 speakers no sound. HDMI cable is connected with DVD receiver & TV. DVD is working fine with TV for movies, songs etc. but problem for TV-Ste top box-DVD

Following components available in LCD:
RGB in
Component-In
1. Ya Pb Pr
2. Audio L R (RCA)
Variable Audio in & Out jack
HDMI cable

Following components available in DVD receiver:
Ya Pb Pr
Sub Out
Scart in/Out
HDMI
5 speakers wire connector
Coaxial In
Video Out
Aux audio in
Audio Out
Optical in Digital
S-Video Out

Following components available in Set Top Box:
Loop out
S/PDIF
RF Out
RF In
Y Pb Pr
Video L-Audio R-Audio
LNB In

Pls. Pls. help me in this. I am badly looking for it.
Request to email me at jaisonk4@yahoo.com

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Bad news. LG may not be passing 5.1
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / June 7, 2014 12:37 AM PDT
http://www.cnet.com/news/20-tvs-tested-which-sets-can-pass-surround-sound-to-a-sound-bar/ notes it.

Before you lose all your sanity, ask LG if your model passes 5.1. My bet it doesn't.

In parting, here's how to connect and get 5.1. A little nutty at first to some but this generic formula works for most gear.

1. Source -> Receiver -> HDTV
2. For HDTV sound that is sourced from antenna, HDTV optical -> Receiver.

There are folk that scream that they don't want that setup but they usually figure it out after a lot of lost days.
Bob
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I don't know what type of s/pdif connection is on the box,
by Oldartq / June 7, 2014 12:18 PM PDT
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Try this recipe
by Pepe7 / June 9, 2014 4:23 AM PDT

Obviously there will some workarounds since all equipment does not offer HDMI connections.

Try the following connections, which I believe should work. Keep in mind I am going on what you write and not by actual model number. Knowing all makes models eliminates possible confusion. In this sense there will be some "xxx OR yyy" below. Summary: the Video will be connected directly to the LCD, and the audio to the Jamo DVD receiver component.

Set Top box (RGB out) --> (RGB in) HDTV
"" " (S/PDIF out) *via either digital optical or digital coaxial cable --> (S/PDIF in) Jamo

Jamo (HDMI out) --> (HDMI in) LCD TV

We can clarify if you post all makes/models.

cheers

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