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post #1 of 6
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I have my TV hooked up via HDMI. The TV has a SPDIF optical out that I wish to connect to sound bar.

Will that work? Will the TV convert the electrical audio from the HDMI to optical?
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Yes it will. My tv i only hooked up the hdmi cable to tv. and than ran the optical cable to surround reciever.
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Perfect! Anyone else collaborate?
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Yeah, I had mine set up like that before i realized that my specific TV didn't have surround out the optical port. Should work fine.
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It 100% depends on the tv! Some TVs will only do optical out from Tuner, some will only pass Dolby Digital while others will pass DD and DTS. Tv model?
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post #6 of 6
What he said. I am pretty sure if it says anything about hdmi pass through, then it won't convert the signal for you.
    
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