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so I am a college student with a flat screen TV in my dorm room. The television set up is a coax cable straight from the wall to the TV. My goal is to have the audio of the TV come out of my speakers instead of the internal television speakers. I already have the cable necessary to run the audio from the TV to the speakers but there is no audio output for the cable aspect of the TV, only from HDMI and S-Video options.


I've already researched and i believe I discovered that the solution I hope for (coax cable to HDMI adapter) does not exist.


Does anyone have a solution to my problem? you're help is greatly appreciated!!!
 

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You might be able to use a headphone jack, if your TV has one. You can guy a digital audio out adapter..that might work for your stereo.


Check monoprice.com


All that said, turn down the TV and study. That's what I tell my 19 year old, he's in his 2nd year at school.
 

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Yeah, you may be able to use the headphone output of your tv and jerry-rig an adapter to use with your stereo (I'm assuming you have a stereo because of your reference to speakers). There's no way you can directly connect your speakers to the head phone output because there's not enough power to run speakers larger than headphones.


The HDMI on your tv is input only. If your tv had an optical out you could run that to an AVR but it sounds like you don't have one.
 

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Originally Posted by Angochal /forum/post/20858998


The television set up is a coax cable straight from the wall to the TV. My goal is to have the audio of the TV come out of my speakers instead of the internal television speakers.

as I run at home, no problem with compatible equipment. What TV and what HT receiver?
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I already have the cable necessary to run the audio from the TV to the speakers but there is no audio output for the cable aspect of the TV, only from HDMI and S-Video options.

now I'm confused, I ASS_U_ME you have an optical cable which is almost surely active with the coaxial cable input. HDMI and S-Video are almost certainly inputs only; I've never EVER seen those as outputs on a TV.
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I've already researched and i believe I discovered that the solution I hope for (coax cable to HDMI adapter) does not exist.


Does anyone have a solution to my problem? you're help is greatly appreciated!!!

Lots depends on whether your speakers are driven by an old stereo amplifier or a HT amplifier with digital audio in. If the former, MonoPrice (see the ad on the top of these pages) has an adapter to take the optical (and maybe copper) SPDIF and turn it to analog audio. If the latter, just plug in the fiber-optic cable from the TV to the HT receiver.


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Information is the key; you've left us in the dark.

His comment that he wishes to connect from his cable to his speakers - with no mention of a TV output or any amplifier - makes me think he wants to connect directly to his speakers. He needs to give us a few details, like TV make/model and AVR make model. Or, are these computer type speakers?


A few specifics, please.
 

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My goal is to have the audio of the TV come out of my speakers instead of the internal television speakers. I already have the cable necessary to run the audio from the TV to the speakers but there is no audio output for the cable aspect of the TV, only from HDMI and S-Video options.

????


Clarify, please.
 
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