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by: littlelamb September 19, 2013 6:11 PM PDT

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HDTV without audio out, what should I do to enhance sound.

by littlelamb - 9/19/13 6:11 PM

Hello, I have a samsung LN46E550F6F hdtv. It doesn't have an audio out port or a digital optical port. It has 2 hdmi in ports. No headphone jack, only component/av in ports. After contacting samsung and asking if I can connect anything to this tv to enhance its poor sound level I was told that it wasn't possible. For the moment I have my tivo box connected to one hdmi port. The other port I connect my laptop. I was able to figure out that I can connect my tivo box to my sony stereo system using a rca y audio cable. That's fine for when I'm watching cable tv but when I want to watch a movie by connecting my laptop to my tv I can't connect my tv to the stereo's audio in. I would love suggestions as to what I can do to enhance my tv's sound. I was told I can't connect a sound bar so what are my options.

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