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Topic # 85413 18-Jun-2011 13:04
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I have a Samsung LA55C650 and a Onkyo SR-508, connected via HDMI. Is there any way to get the tv audio back to the receiver using the hdmi cable I have? I think "audio return" is meant to do it, but I have no idea how to set it up.

I rarely watch TV so it's not worth buying an optical cable, but if it's just configuration then great.




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  Reply # 482522 18-Jun-2011 13:14
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For you to be able to do it via the single HDMI cable the TV and receiver need to be HDMI v1.4.
Otherwise the optical cable is your only option.




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  Reply # 482525 18-Jun-2011 13:19
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Nevermind, too slow.



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  Reply # 482526 18-Jun-2011 13:19
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The receiver is HDMI 1.4. I don't know if the TV is or not and google can't easily tell me, and it's not in the manual. Anyone know?




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  Reply # 482529 18-Jun-2011 13:25
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the HDMI socket on the back of the TV and the Receiver will have "ARC" written next to it if they support Audio Return.



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  Reply # 482591 18-Jun-2011 16:01
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Alas, no ARC. Thanks for the info, optical it is if I ever decide it's important enough.




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  Reply # 482609 18-Jun-2011 16:40
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No, your TV does not do HDMI 1.4. The 'C' in the product name denotes a 2010 model, which has not got v1.4.

I have the LA40B650 and I just use an optical cable from the TV to my Onkyo amp. Works nicely when using the built in media player/you tube.

From memory, the settings are already set to output audio via the optical cable, so just plug and play. 



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  Reply # 482625 18-Jun-2011 17:18
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Thanks JJ, I might grab an optical cable if I ever see one cheap. I use TV so rarely it's not worth adding to the rats nest back there now.




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