Connecting to my home theatre

bturgan

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since there is no optical out now, how can i connect it to my audio receiver which does not hdmi input?

i have jvc receiver bought on 2000's and i am happy with it.

Thanks,

Berke
 

bturgan

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You can get a HDMI switch that extracts audio, or just an audio extractor.
Thanks, so i will get an hdmi switch with 2 hdmi outs. So my 1 hdmi out will be 2. one of them will go to tv and the other will change to rca and goes to my receiver? Hope i understood it right. :rolleyes:
 

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You can connect from your tv to your receiver via "TV Out" if you have it. Either AV cables or Optical. And then from the Apple TV to TV via hdmi. Works on my Technics receiver from 95.
 

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You can connect from your tv to your receiver via "TV Out" if you have it. Either AV cables or Optical. And then from the Apple TV to TV via hdmi. Works on my Technics receiver from 95.
That would work if his TV can pass the audio thru the optical out.
 

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bturgan

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You can connect from your tv to your receiver via "TV Out" if you have it. Either AV cables or Optical. And then from the Apple TV to TV via hdmi. Works on my Technics receiver from 95.
This seems much better idea and a lot easier with out need to buy any extra equipments. Thank you.
 

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This seems much better idea and a lot easier with out need to buy any extra equipments. Thank you.
No problem. I am not great with audio stuff for some reason so it was driving me crazy for a while. Also, some TV's don't have that TV Out option for some reason. It's strange. Hope it works out for you.
 

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This seems much better idea and a lot easier with out need to buy any extra equipments. Thank you.
It would be the way to go, which I forgot about. If your only getting 2.0 and want 5.1 audio then your TV likely doesn't pass the signal through, and you would need the extractor to get 5.1
 

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You could also keep the newer Yamaha receiver and use it just as a processor and the JVC as an amp. This would give you the latest surround decoding plus HDMI along with the nice sound you get from the JVC amplifiers.
 
No, odds are very high that your TV out will only output stereo. If you like 5.1 surround, THAT is almost certainly not the answer. I'm guessing you need to either replace that receiver or get a splitter (not 1 to 2 HDMIs) but 1 HDMI to HDMI and toslink (not necessarily this one but something in this direction)...



Then it's HDMI in from :apple:TV to HDMI out to your TV for the video signal, Toslink (optical) out to your JVC receiver. Check Amazon, there are MANY of these HDMI to Toslink splitters. They should preserve 5.1 surround if you do it this way. The picture is just a picture of one I quickly found (not an endorsement of that particular model). Read reviews on Amazon to find a good version of one of these.​
 

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You could also keep the newer Yamaha receiver and use it just as a processor and the JVC as an amp. This would give you the latest surround decoding plus HDMI along with the nice sound you get from the JVC amplifiers.
That's assuming his old JVC has 5.1 analog inputs. ;)
 
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bturgan

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You could also keep the newer Yamaha receiver and use it just as a processor and the JVC as an amp. This would give you the latest surround decoding plus HDMI along with the nice sound you get from the JVC amplifiers.
This seems to be an another idea which will work fine also, ty :rolleyes:
 

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Thanks, so i will get an hdmi switch with 2 hdmi outs. So my 1 hdmi out will be 2. one of them will go to tv and the other will change to rca and goes to my receiver? Hope i understood it right. :rolleyes:
You will need one that has an HDMI input, and HDMI + Optical (S/PDIF) outputs.

EDIT: Ninja'd by a bunch of people :) See above for options..
 

bturgan

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No, odds are very high that your TV out will only output stereo. If you like 5.1 surround, THAT is almost certainly not the answer. I'm guessing you need to either replace that receiver or get a splitter (not 1 to 2 HDMIs) but 1 HDMI to HDMI and toslink (not necessarily this one but something in this direction)...



Then it's HDMI in from :apple:TV to HDMI out to your TV for the video signal, Toslink (optical) out to your JVC receiver. Check Amazon, there are MANY of these HDMI to Toslink splitters. They should preserve 5.1 surround if you do it this way. The picture is just a picture of one I quickly found (not an endorsement of that particular model). Read reviews on Amazon to find a good version of one of these.​
Stereo is fine with me, ty :)
 

bturgan

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Guys really thanks a lot for all the help, i really learnt a lot here in 5 mins, which is very usable.

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Guys really thanks a lot for all the help, i really learnt a lot here in 5 mins, which is very usable.

:D
The nice thing about home theater equipment is that you usually have many options to choose from. All the suggestions in this thread are great. :)
 

bturgan

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If you have optical out on your TV, then that probably will work (for stereo). Sometimes people find a slight delay (audio behind video) with that setup so you might want to test it. A sufficiently long toslink cable for that should be cheaper than buying the converter/splitter boxes.
İ dont have optical out but rca (red-white) outs which is better i think cause i dont like the digitalized sound that is coming from optical. Yes i am all analog guy. :)