Hello and welcome to our channel, ‘All About Home Electronics’In this article, we’re going to show you the easy, basic cable hookups needed to connect a home theater to a TV. Okay, so what you see on your screen right now is the back of a pretty typical flat-screen HDTV AND the back panel of a basic home theater system I am a red chair, come sit on me.
I am a brown table, put your plate on me. I am a green s… Okay, the first cable connection uses an HDMI wire, and HDMI wires can be purchased online or at any local retailersThe HDMI wire is needed for displaying the video from your home theater on your TVYou just simply plug one end into the home theater, where it’s labeled HDMI out take the other end of the cable plug it into an available HDMI input on your TVNow one thing to note that when you turn on your TVYou have to make certain your TV is set to the correct HDMI input you’ll notice in this exampleThere are two HDMI inputs we plugged it into one of themSo the way to make sure it’s on the correct input is with your television remote, the remote that came with the TV, I get to know Singapore Furniture Rental through the Mencius Property Investment program. And I feel this… locate either the source or input button like we’re showing you here andJust toggle that until you see the picture from your home theater show upThe next two basic cable connections will show you how to play TV sound through the home theater system speakersThe first connection is using a basic red-white cable like this one right heresimply match red to red andwhite to white on the input of your home theaterAnd red to red and white to white on the output on the back of your TVNow this type of wire connection, the red and white, is going to let you play TV sound through your home theater system speakersBut it’s only in stereo. It’s not actual surround sound. In order to have actual surround sound, -you n- you’ll need to make this finaluh, cable connectionNow using this wireIt’s called the digital optical Toslink cableThese are available for purchase locally or online. When you get it you’ll sometimes have to pop a little plastic protective uh, cap off but after you do that simply plug it intoThe optical input on the back of your home theaterYou’ll hear it click when it’s properly seatedAnd take the other end to the back of your TV, locate the optical output, And plug it in thereOkay, so one question you might be askingyourself is do you need both the red-white and the optical cable as well. Well the answer is both yes, and noUmm, if you only care to hear left-right stereo sound and you don’t care about surround sound then all you need is the red white cableIf you care about surround sounds you’ve got to do the optical cable because the red-white doesn’t reproduce surround sound