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    Question Controlling soundbar with TV remote

    Hello everyone, I'm new to the forum and I apologize if this isn't the right section for this question (I was wondering if I should file this under "Audio"). I've recently bought a soundbar, a TCL TS5010. The soundbar is connected to a Samsung tv via optical cable. The other connection options...
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    Question Optical Soundbar to HDMI ARC TV

    I purchased a generic BYL soundbar that has an optical input but I want to connect it to my HDMI ARC port on my TCL 65S425 so I can use my TV remote control the volume. There are many audio converters on Amazon to choose and I have no idea which one will work for me. Can somebody please help...
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    Question Soundbar, TV box and Chromecast Issue

    Hi ppl. I am trying to connect my Soundbar to work with Android TV box and Chromecast I have currently plugged in Android TV box and Chromecast via HDMI to TV (not HDMI ARC, TV doesn't have ARC or optical inputs/outputs) but unsure how to connect Soundbar Only option I could think of is to use...
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    Question Vizio TV, Samsung Soundbar, HELP

    I have the sub and Soundbar synced. I have the HDMI out (Soundbar) hooked directly into the back of the TV. I researched and read about ARC and enabling CES and all this stuff but I’m thoroughly confused. I can control volume with Soundbar remote, but TV has no sound. Not sure if the hook up is...
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    Question Vizio soundbar and LG tv

    I have a Vizio SB2821-6d soundbar and an LG 49LF5400. In order for these to work they say to use an optical cable. However my LG does not have an optical cable port. I did buy a converter to see if i could plug an opitcal cable into it then connect an rca into it to my tv. This is also not...
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    Question TV decodes atmos but has 2.1 within the TV, through Optical to soundbar, will it send before down to 2.1?

    I have purchased the 55OLED754 , which will be delivered on 05 Jan 2020. There TV states it has Atmos support and will decode. I'm possibily looking to get a sound bar but the Atmos ones are very expensive. As the TV has already decoded Atmos and I optically link to a soundbar, does the sound...
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    Question Soundbar works with Roku but not Blu-ray player audio - how to fix?

    Hi All, I’m having trouble getting my blu-ray player to talk to my soundbar. The soundbar works fine with the Roku, but when I switch to the blu-ray player, the sound only comes through the TV speakers, not the soundbar. I’ve tried messing with the settings and cables but so far, nothing has...
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    Question Laptop and Soundbar

    How to connect Yamaha YAS-108 sounbar to laptop ? Dear All, I have recently purchased Yamaha YAS-108 soundbar, came along with only Toslink cable (Optical). I am afraid to say, wouldnt know how to connect this soundbar to laptop. I have reviewed in google, only HDMI ARC cable will bring the...
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    Question how to Connect Soundbar through PC GPU HDMI port?

    Soundbar: Bose soundbar 700 Motherboard: Z370 AORUS ULTRA GAMING 2.0 GPU: Nvidia geforce 1060 6GB I want to connect my PC to the soundbar which i mentioned above, I have optical output in motherboard which works perfectly, but i want to try it in HDMI out of GPU because of higher bitrate. I...
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    Question Which speaker is better, the Samsung Q90R or the Sony ST5000?

    Which speaker/soundbar system is better, the Samsung Q90R or the Sony ST5000? Which one is louder? Are there any qualities that one has that the other doesn't? I pretty much just want a rundown of the pros and cons of each of them, and everyone's opinions on which one is louder, better, etc...
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    Question Soundbar doesn't work - using TV as monitor

    Hello, guys. Want to ask for help. I have old smart tv Samsung UE32F5000 which I am using as PC monitor. Recently, I bought soundbar Samsung HW-R550. I followed steps to connect "external devices" (PC in my case) trough HDMI, but it doesn't work. PC is connected to TV via HDMI/DVI port...
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    Question No Option To Change Audio Type To PCM On Samsung TV (Model: LN46b500P3F)

    Hey everyone! A couple days ago, I bought a soundbar for my grandparents. The soundbar is a Toshiba TY-SBX130B, connected to the TV by an Optical Audio Cable, and works great and their Blu-ray Player plays audio through the soundbar no problem, but when their TV (Samsung LN46B500P3F) is on...
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    Question Please help me with my new M507-G1 TV

    Good evening. I just purchased a M507-G1 Vizio Quantum yesterday and I am having some issues with linking my soundbar. If anyone has any thoughts I would appreciate it. I have an LG LAS551H and a SK6Y sound bar. The SK6Y is the newest and I had both previously hooked up via ARC to a Samsung...
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    Question Compatibility of LG Soundbar with Samsung TV and Dolby settings

    Good morning. I have a soundbar, LG model LAS551H, connected to a Samsung TV, model 49MU6290. I have the soundbar connected to the TV via HDMI ARC. When I go into the TV settings for the soundbar the only Dolby choice is DTS Neo 2.5. The other Dolby choices are grayed out. I am not too...
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    Question Which sound system would you choose?

    Hi guys, I'm currently in 2 minds to get one of these 2 sound systems (as they fit my budget ) . Also, I'm a novice when it comes to specs and frequencies so the wireless features kind of looks good on both https://www.samsclub.com/sams/vizio-36in-5-1-wireless-soundbar/prod21261314.ip - 199$...
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    Question App volume problems on Samsung Smart TV with LG Soundbar

    Good evening. I have a Samsung 49MU6290 TV connected to an LG LAS551H soundbar Via HDMI ARC. Also connected is a Sony BDP-S6700 Blu-Ray Player, a Spectrum DVR and a Nintendo Switch. The soundbar provides booming sound and usually when I am watching TV or playing games it is fine at about 15...
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    Question I made some impulse purchases and think i screwed up... . How to connect 5.1 capable soundbar to receiver?

    Hello everyone, Not to long ago i purchased a Samsung soundbar (HW-N650) combined with the SWA 8500S/XN Speaker Kit to get that basic 5.1 surround sound going. I have my TV hanging on my wall and didn't want to have a bunch of cables to take care of so i also bought a receiver (Denon...