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How to get surround sound from my TV via Philips HTS?

It is possible to connect your TV to your Philips home theater and receive surround sound when watching a TV broadcast. See below for the connection options:

If your TV has a Audio-Out Jack

Use an audio cable (red/white - not supplied) to connect the AUDIO IN-TV jacks on the home theater system to the AUDIO OUT jacks on the TV.

Audio cable

If your TV does not have a Audio-Out Jack

Option 1: Connect to a Cable/Satellite Box
Option 2: Connect to a DVD Recorder/VCR
Option 3: Connect using the Headphone jack on your TV

Connect to a Cable/Satellite Box

Connect the Cable/Satellite Box to the TV as shown.

Connection to a Cable/Satellite Box

Connect via AUX

Connect the home theater system's AUDIO IN-AUX jacks to the AUDIO OUT jacks on the cable/satellite box using an audio cable (red/white - Not Supplied).

After connecting, press AUX/DI on the remote to select “AUX” / “DI” in order to activate the correct input source.

Connect to a DVD Recorder/VCR

If you have connected the antenna to your DVD Recorder/VCR and out to the TV:

1) Connect the home theatre system's AUDIO IN-TV jacks to the AUDIO OUT jacks on the DVD Recorder/VCR using an audio cable (red/white - Not Supplied)
2) Ensure that the DVD Recorder/VCR is turned on and the correct viewing channel is selected before recording

If you have split the antenna from the wall to the DVD Recorder/VCR and the TV using a splitter:

1) Connect the home theatre system's AUDIO IN-TV jacks to the AUDIO OUT jacks on the DVD Recorder/VCR using an audio cable (red/white - Not Supplied)
2) Ensure that the DVD Recorder/VCR is turned on and the correct viewing channel is selected before performing a recording

Connect using the Headphone jack on your TV

Connect a 3.5 mm to 2 RCA (stereo) jack (Not Supplied) from the Headphone-Out jack on your TV to the Audio-In jack on the Home Theater System.

Connection using the Headphone jack on your TV

The information on this page applies to the following models: HTS3011/37 , HTS3264D/37 , HTS3566D/37 , HTS3565D/37 , HTS3151D/37 , HTS3555/37 , HTS3544/37 . more less

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