apple tv and gaming at same time

Discussion in 'Apple TV and Home Theater' started by shotime1436, Dec 25, 2011.

  1. shotime1436 macrumors newbie

    Oct 8, 2011
    is there any way to have music playing with apple tv through your speakers, but have the video from a playstation on the tv?
  2. snowwhite007 macrumors 6502

    Nov 4, 2011
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    Why dont u stream music thro ur ps thats wat i do on xbox?
  3. shotime1436 thread starter macrumors newbie

    Oct 8, 2011
    well i like to listen to music when i play games. i just got apple tv, and its great, but if your listening to music through it, then you cant use the tv for anything else, correct? i would like to be able to wirelessly listen to music, but also play games at the same time. i dont think this is possible, but just wanted to check.
  4. WillPwr macrumors newbie

    Jul 8, 2011
    The limitation is not really with the ATV2, its more with tne TV or reciever (if you are using one) setup in regards to outputing more than one input at the same time.

    I guess a real simplistic way, but not ideal set up, is to have music play from home theater speakers and have the PS3 game sounds come from the TV speakers.
  5. From A Buick 8 macrumors 68040

    From A Buick 8

    Sep 16, 2010
    Ky Close to CinCinnati
    We have the optical audio out from the Atv going to our home theater and the wii connected to the TV. So I would assume a setup like this would work.

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