You can connect the soundbar to a receiver by an optical cable. Connect one end to the digital optical out port on the receiver, and to the optical in port on the soundbar. The receiver will, of course, need a digital optical out port.
How do I get my soundbar to work with all devices?
One of the easiest ways to hook up a Soundbar to multiple devices is to pair the devices with your TV and then connect the Soundbar to the TV with an HDMI ARC cable. Then, be sure to adjust the settings on your TV so the Soundbar is the preferred speaker option as opposed to the TV speakers.
Can I connect a soundbar to my computer?
Yes. To connect a soundbar to a computer that does not have Bluetooth either use a 3.5mm cable, HDMI or buy a cheap USB Bluetooth adapter. If youre using a PC, I recommend buying a USB Bluetooth dongle because you can use it not only for soundbars but gaming controllers and other devices too.
Can you connect a soundbar with USB?
To put it simply, advancement in technology is the most probable reason why you may fail to see that “Audio-out” label on your TVs backside. Instead, there will be one or more digital ports, e.g., HDMI, SPDIF, optical, or USB, that you can use to connect your soundbar.
How do I connect my soundbar to my computer with HDMI?
To do this, simply run an HDMI cable from your computer to the TV, then connect a second HDMI cable to the sound bars ARC input.
Do soundbars work with HDMI?
There are 2 ways to connect your soundbar with HDMI: you can connect a device to your soundbar (like a Blu-ray player) and then connect the soundbar to the TV, or you can use ARC (Audio Return Channel). ARC is the way to go if you want great sound from streaming apps on your TV and a soundbar.