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post #1 of 9
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with the tax return coming im getting some new stuff...

TV

BLURAY

SOUNDBAR

i also have an intel nuc HTPC already.

before you ask im going with the soundbar due to space reasons LOL well that and the fact that i have 4 kids all under 6 years old so big speakers are out of the question at this point in time.



since im kinda new to home theater stuff im asking you for help hooking it all up.......

below is my horrible picture diagram (this is the exact back side of the TV im buying) and am hoping its the proper way to set it all up? from what i have read that specific HDMI thats "PINK" is an ARC hdmi and thats where you connect the soundbar......

thanks for your help!


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post #2 of 9
Yeah, hard to hold off on spending when you get tax returns, I just got a second sub thumb.gif

All you gotta do is make sure the plug fits, the TV is simple that way biggrin.gif
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post #3 of 9
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ahhh the ole 2 sub setup!! sweet!!

so hows this setup look? will everything play correctly?
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post #4 of 9
I believe you are supposed to use the optical output on the TV and hook that up to the sound bar. I'm not familiar with HDMI ARC but i would think it would only work on that input which is not what you are looking for.
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post #5 of 9
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thank you for that input astrallite
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post #6 of 9
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well i did it.............................

65" led TV, sounbar, subwoofer, bluray.

the wallet was fat for a day, now its almost empty!! LOL

upgraded to the HD package, got my Hulu+ when the calibration disk shows up ill be one happy MOFO!!!!
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I know what you mean, I just spent my tax return on a second JL Fathom F110 subwoofer, blew a hole in my wallet, LOL
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post #8 of 9
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hahahaha sweet!

as i type this im watching Man of Steel in blu ray.............




its blowing my mind!!!
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post #9 of 9
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Originally Posted by astrallite View Post

I know what you mean, I just spent my tax return on a second JL Fathom F110 subwoofer, blew a hole in my wallet, LOL

Did I ever tell you how much I love sealed subwoofers. You should send me one of the JL's for testing. thumb.gif
    
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