Help connecting my old tv to a new sound system

jshreiner

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I have a Mitsubishi wd-65737 65" DLP tv and I just bought a Philips Zenit wireless surround sound system and I can't get it to work. My tv has regular av jacks as well as HDMI & digital audio inputs. The new sound system has HDMI arc output, HDMI input, optical, is and 3.5mm aux jack. I bought a red & white audio/ optical converter at best buy, but it doesn't work. I also tried a regular HDMI cable first, that didn't work either. I've ordered a red & white audio cable with a 3.5mm end, don't know if it will actually help. I was also thinking about getting a new HDMI arc capable cable and trying that. I have several things plugged into the tv already. DVD player, Wii and dish network satellite box. Any help would be greatly appreciated.
 

jshreiner

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Thank you so much for your help. I bought the converter that you suggested, as well as the corresponding cables and now my system works perfectly. I'm so glad that I don't have to take it back, it sounds really good. All thanks to you kanewolf. You definitely helped make my day. :)
 
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