How do I connect my DVD player to my sound system?

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Connect the AUDIO OUT ports on your DVD player to the AUDIO IN ports on your TV with standard audio cables (red and white jacks). Connect the AUDIO OUT ports on your TV to your speakers using a standard audio cable, or a Digital Audio (Optical) cable.

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Similarly, it is asked, can I connect DVD player to Soundbar?

If your TV doesn't have a stereo RCA output and you use a set-top box, DVD, or Blu-Ray player, you can plug your soundbar into one of these devices instead - just remember, the sound will only play from the device it's connected to.

One may also ask, why isn't my DVD player working on my TV? If either the DVD player or the TV isn't switching on, there could be more than one reason: Try switching it on using the power button on the device, rather than the remote. If your TV or DVD player still doesn't switch on, it could be a fuse in the plug.

Accordingly, how do I connect my 5.1 speakers to my DVD player?

To connect a DVD directly to a 5.1 system, you'll need a pre-wired speaker package typically for computer use, with a powered subwoofer equipped with jacks for connecting all the speakers and inputs for the DVD player's audio cables. A separate video cable from the DVD player is necessary for the TV connection.

How do I hook up my old DVD player to my new TV?

If so, you can get yourself a component cable and connect the DVD player to the TV using those plugs. You can plug the RCA (yellow/red/white) output in to this box and connect the HDMI output from the box to your TV using an HDMI cable.

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How do I connect my DVD player to my HDMI TV?

Method 2 Connecting with an HDMI Cable
  1. Plug the first end of the cable into the HDMI socket on the DVD player.
  2. Plug the second end of the cable into the HDMI socket on the TV.
  3. Make sure that both HDMI connections are secure.
  4. Power on the DVD player and TV.

How can I play sound through my TV at home speakers?

Connect a Coaxial Digital Cable, Optical Digital Cable, or Audio cable to the Audio Output jack on your TV. Connect the other end of the cable to the corresponding jacks on the A/V receiver or home theater system. Depending on your device, the audio input may be labeled TV INPUT or VIDEO INPUT.

How do I connect my DVD to my Samsung TV?

Connect the cable to the back of the TV.
Depending on the type of cable you are using to connect your DVD player, connect it to the proper port on the back of the Samsung TV. HDMI cables plug into the port labeled "HDMI". Component and composite cables will connect to the color-coded ports on the back of the TV.

How do I get HDMI sound through my home theater system?

Make sure that the TV and receiver are connected using an HDMI cable. Connect the cable to the HDMI port that is labeled ARC or the port identified in your manual that supports ARC. Turn on the Control for HDMI setting on both the TV and the receiver or home theater system.

How do I watch a DVD on my Roku?


Stream DVDs from PC to Roku
  1. Stream the video from PC to Roku with a USB or SD card.
  2. Make sure you have installed USB Media Player Channel from Roku Channel Store.
  3. In the Roku home screen, select the Roku USB Media Player channel then you will find the movie.
  4. Select the movie transferred from your PC and let it play.

Can you connect a CD player to a soundbar?

With your CD player, yes. With your receiver, no. It is an active sound bar designed to connect directly to your TV ( it does not require or work with a receiver). You can plug it into your TV and still plug your CD player into it as well.

How do I connect my Bluetooth to my DVD player?

Pairing the Blu-ray Disc Player for the First Time
  1. Place the Bluetooth device within 3 ft.
  2. On the supplied remote control, press BLUETOOTH button.
  3. On the playback screen, select Bluetooth Device.
  4. Under the Bluetooth Settings, select Device List.
  5. Set the Bluetooth device in pairing mode.

How do I connect my Blu Ray player to my soundbar?

Plug the hdmi out from the blu ray player into one of the two inputs on your sound bar. Then plug an hdmi cable from the hdmi output of the soundbar into your tv. The hdmi from the bd player will carry both audio and video to the sound bar, then the sound bar will pass the video out through to the tv.

How do I connect my soundbar to my receiver?

There are actually a few ways you can use a soundbar as the main speaker with a receiver. You can connect the soundbar to a receiver by an optical cable. Connect one end to the digital optical out port on the receiver, and to the optical in port on the soundbar.

How do I fix the sound on my DVD player?


Insert another DVD disc to wait a second and then import the previous DVD disc to try again. Make sure that the volume is not in a mute condition. Double click the speaker icon on the bottom right side of your computer screen and then choose "Mixer" to adjust all sliders up to avoid the mute DVD playback.

How do you connect a soundbar to a TV without HDMI?

Another option to connect a soundbar to a TV without HDMI would be to use an optical cable. Most TVs will have a port labelled Digital Audio Output. Once again, you'll have to check and see if your soundbar also includes this port. If both devices have a digital audio port, simply connect them with an optical cable.

Do Blu Ray players have audio outputs?

Beginning in 2013, an increasing number of Blu-ray Disc players have eliminated the analog two-channel stereo audio output option. However, they are still available on some higher-end players.

How do I connect my phone to my DVD player?

If your DVD player can play back video files, in the format that is on your phone, there are 2 ways of doing it:
  1. Copy the files to the microUSB card, and insert that one with the proper adapter in the DVD player.
  2. Connect your phone via USB to your DVD player.
  3. A third option is to just buy a microUSB to HDMI

Can I use DVD player as amplifier?

Yes, generally Samsung DVD player requires TV to play Mp3 sound output. But some have Inbuilt amplifier with jacks for sound output. Some DVD player does not have sound output port and built in amplifier, in such cases you need speakers with Built in amplifier (amplifier according to your requirement).

How do I hook up my durabrand surround sound?


Connect the plug on the end of each speaker to the jack labeled for that speaker on the back of the Durabrand receiver. The cables are permanently attached to the speakers, so each may need to be moved closer to the receiver. For example, the left front speaker connects to the jack on the receiver labeled "LF."

Can you use a DVD player with a computer monitor?

It's possible to connect a PC monitor to a DVD player, but the quality of the results will vary widely from monitor to monitor and from DVD player to DVD player. Computer monitors also have built-in content protection that may interfere with the connection.

Can you use a DVD player as a receiver?

An audio receiver can play the audio content from just about any device, ranging from a television, DVD player, VCR and CD player. You can connect both portable CD players or stand-alone CD players to the receiver, the only difference being a slight change in the connection cable you use.