Can you hook up a vizio soundbar to a receiver

Note that you will need to have the iPad within line of sight to the Bluetooth receiver, and within 30ft. Ideally for best sound quality, a direct connection from the iPad to the soundbar will be the best recommendation. Hi Thanks for the information. Now I want to add the soundbar of JBL to this setup.

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As per your suggestion can i hook the soundbar with AV Receiver via Optical cable? This will allow the TV to receive audio information, and send it back to the soundbar via the ARC Audio return Channel , You can then connect the Boston Acoustics A26 to the rear surround speaker output of the receiver. You will need to configure the HK receiver speaker outputs appropriately, noting that the Front speaker output cannot be turned off, you can turn off the center speaker output, since the soundbar will be connectedand will operate as a stereo unit for Front Left and Right.

This setup will not provide proper surround sound, because the receiver does not have dedicated pre-amp audio output, such as the Denon AVR-X http: Thank you so much Elliot,sorry for the delay to answer. My Requirement is Simple. So my question is how the Connections will be like. Please help me out as I am on verge of Tearing my hairs out. What I see is you can operate them seperatly with Receiver connected to TV using Optical and Soundbar using ARC or vice versa which defeats the purpose of using the two simultaneously. I upgrade the , and want to put the avr in the garage. Please help me out in getting this sorted as connecting them separately will defeat the purpose.

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If your analysis the same for 5. Would running the signal through a receiver chop off the surround content? Do you need a special receiver? Is there enough connections? Are there passive soundbars for surround?

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Jon Scarr — January 19, Martin Renaud — January 17, Brad Moon — January 16, Double Amplifiers The main problem with hooking a Soundbar to a receiver is that the receiver also has an amplifier. Here are some of the top soundbars available at Best Buy in Click here to see gift ideas. Hi Martin, Just wanted to follow up on this to see you received a response from the team. Hi Rahul, I just received a couple answers to this question from the home theatre team at Best Buy.

Hi, The home audio team advised that the section of the article that you refer to is no longer relevant to the selection of soundbars available. Keep up the good work. Your rationale was spot on as to why I would want to add a soundbar and powered sub. I upgrade the , and want to put the avr in the garage Just wondering if this is possible. You are reporting the following post: This post has been flagged and will be reviewed by our staff. Thank you for helping us maintain CNET's great community. Sorry, there was a problem flagging this post. Please try again now or at a later time.

Flaming or offending other users Illegal activities: Promote cracked software, or other illegal content Offensive: Sexually explicit or offensive language Spam: Advertisements or commercial links. Proffitt Forum moderator December 14, 4: This was helpful 0. Proffitt Forum moderator December 14, 5: That might remove one of the problems for you. The easiest way to connect a receiver to a soundbar: If the soundbar has any type of analog input Take one of the tape loop outputs and run an RCA cable from Tape-Out on the receiver to analog in on the soundbar.

You then have the full functionality of the receiver attached to the soundbar. If your soundbar has a mini-phone jack instead of RCA jacks, go to Lowes and buy an adapter.

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All, I just wanted to give you an update to my dilemma with connecting a soundbar to a receiver. I was able to get it to work and it wasn't bad at all.

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It took me longer to take down my old speaker mess and wire then it did to hook up the soundbar to the receiver with the 2 satellite speakers and sub. This is what I did. I bought the Vizio SBC0 5.

I bought this one because it had a hdmi in and out, 2 inches bigger than the one my wife bought me and the sub had better specs. It was only 30 buck more. On my Vizio TV go to: On Vizio tv got to: It should find your soundbar. At this point if you turn on your tv with out receiver it should all work 5.

Navigating the receiver is more difficult the tv and soundbar a. In the same Screen select ARC. You should be done now and Ready to watch TV with the soundbar. You should be able to use your receiver to switch devices and play through your soundbar. With this setup I was able to keep my Outside Speakers connected the receiver and have them powered. I know I kind of made my Receiver into a expensive HDMI switcher but the sound is x better coming out of the soundbar and the spousal approval is off the chart. All the wires running everywhere and all visible speakers don't look messy.

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Now we have one long bar that looks nice and not messy. You can't see the wires attaching to the soundbar like you could with the old setup. Then we have to satalite speakers placed exactly behind us where they should be, unlike my old setup. This part my wife loves we can Hide the sub woofer and put it behind us because it is bluetooth connected and sounds way better than my old one.