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Originally Posted by tcl1
I need some help! I'm not the most sound savvy! I am trying to connect my TCL tv to my onkyo receiver. The only output from the tv is a spdif. The receiver has two optical coaxials and one digital. I bought a digital coaxial cable and connected it to the tv and receiver and no sound. (Yes, I made sure it was on the right channel!) I also turned the speakers off on the tv through the menu and still no sound. I tried the second coaxial spot and no sound either. I'm sure there is probably a simple solution, but I have no idea what it is! Help!
You're not giving enough information as to what equipment you are using. The receiver is a "docking station" for your devices, like a Blu-Ray Player and a set top box...(cable or sat.). Where do you get your TV signal from..a cable box? If so HDMI "out" of the cable box to "in" on the receiver, then "out" of the receiver to "in" on the TV. You can connect two "outs" from the cable box...one to the TV and one to the receiver. This will allow you to watch cable without having to turn on the receiver, if that is what you want to do.
Espo77's living room equipment: RECEIVER: Yamaha RX-A3030- SPEAKERS: Boston Acoustics M350, M25 center, surrounds, and front heights-
BLU-RAY: Oppo BDP103D- SUBWOOFER: HSU VTF-15H MK2- dedicated circuits for A/V- TV: Vizio P55C-1
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