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Shebz
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Connect TiVo to surround sound to play tv through speakers

I'm wondering best way to connect TiVo box to surround sound system. Old sky box had a standard red white connection. TiVo seems to have an optical (light) port - although I've never had much success with these - and a Scart. Suggestions? Thanks
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norskyorkie
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Does your surround sound system have an optical in?

I have an LG Bluray 5.1 player, I connect my Tivo to it with an optical cable and control sound via the LG, if the Tivo channel is broadcast in surround sound then using the LG for sound rather than the TV does what it says on the tin.

 

 

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Re: Connect TiVo to surround sound to play tv through speakers

You need to connect TiVo to tv via HDMI, then your amp or sound source with optical from amp to TiVo, if this doesn't work from amp to tv, I have one of the new 1gb Samsung TiVos & the only way it works in 5.1 is from amp direct to the tv. Hope this is some help Micky
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