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Old 09-01-2012, 10:23 PM   #1
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Need audio output from TV to Genesis

Hello all. I am having another issue. This time it's with my DVD player. It's a genesis 2.0 and I can't figure this out. I can play the am/fm and DVD through the unit but my tv won't play through the unit on the overhead surround sound. I took the faceplate off and found that there was only one jack from the unit to the tv.
Any help would be helpful. I contacted the dealer about this problem and I was told by there service technician that they used to hook them up for surround sound but that they don't do this anymore. He said he couldn't help me. Kinda made me upset.
Please help.
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Old 09-01-2012, 10:40 PM   #2
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I created a new thread for you since this could get pretty long.

The audio output of your TV needs to be routed to the audio inputs on your radio. How this is accomplished is totally dependent on your TV; NOT the Genesis.

Here are the phono (RCA) outputs on my Toshiba and they are routed to the AV1 inputs on my radio. Surround sound off the TV works great.

If you have a digital audio output like the TOLINK in the next photo, you will need a converter to convert the digital audio "mixed" signal back into analog so your Genesis can decode the surround sound signals and play them on your radio.

AGPtek - Digital to Analog Audio Converter - Black - SWITCHER EL20 C

will do the job in that case.
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Old 09-02-2012, 08:24 AM   #3
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I have the konka tv that came with the trailer. It's a 2013 palomino puma 30KFB. It has a hdmi port but the genesis 2.0 doesn't have one. I have tried to wire up the tv to the genesis with a component RCA jacks, the one with red,blue,green,white and red, but no luck. I am confused at this point. Here is what the back of my tv and the back of my unit looks like.

Well I tried to paste the pictures with my phone but no go. I will have to try once I get a Internet connection later and post them.
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HDMI in most DVD systems is just one way, from the DVD to the TV. The "red,blue,green,white and red" your talking about is also like the HDMI in so far as it is one way from the DVD to the TV.

When watching regular TV in surround sound mode, the audio signal needs to go from the TV to the DVD/surround system. Like herks pic, you will need the red+white RCA cable from the audio "out" on the TV, to the red+white audio "in" on the back of the DVD player.

Like herk also said if you only have Digital Audio "out" on your TV you will need a converter. I would be surprised if that were the case...
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Old 09-02-2012, 11:50 AM   #5
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Toshiba TV signals

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I created a new thread for you since this could get pretty long.

The audio output of your TV needs to be routed to the audio inputs on your radio. How this is accomplished is totally dependent on your TV; NOT the Genesis.

Here are the phono (RCA) outputs on my Toshiba and they are routed to the AV1 inputs on my radio. Surround sound off the TV works great.

If you have a digital audio output like the TOLINK in the next photo, you will need a converter to convert the digital audio "mixed" signal back into analog so your Genesis can decode the surround sound signals and play them on your radio.



AGPtek - Digital to Analog Audio Converter - Black - SWITCHER EL20 C

will do the job in that case.
Here's the back of my Toshiba 40" LCD furnished by FR. It must be a Sams club special, it has no audio outputs. Component, Composite and HDMI are there only. You can see where FR electronics people went int the chassis and tapped the speaker system for outputs to the DVD. It works but not for the backyard mechanic to connect. I guess the balum coil is to cut interference?
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Old 09-02-2012, 12:09 PM   #6
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I tried the cables I had but no luck. I can hear the radio and the DVD player through the surround sound and I tried the tv but still no sound. I tried every combination that there was for the jacks on the back of the DVD player. I'm about ready to use it as a anchor for my kayak while fishing. I cannot figure this out.
I tried contacting the dealer but was told that they couldn't help due to them no longer hooking up surround sound on the tv. I will take a break and re-visit this later today before I break something. Time to have a beer and go fishing with my son. Any thoughts would be helpful and appreciative. I tried to look up the wiring diagram of my tv and DVD player but no luck. It's a konka 32 inch and the DVD is a genesis 2.0.
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Here's the back of my Toshiba 40" LCD furnished by FR. It must be a Sams club special, it has no audio outputs. Component, Composite and HDMI are there only. You can see where FR electronics people went int the chassis and tapped the speaker system for outputs to the DVD. It works but not for the backyard mechanic to connect. I guess the balum coil is to cut interference?
Vince, I have to tell ya that that red/white cable looks like an output from the tv to the Genesis. Can you see (photo) what is written under those RCA sockets? Are you sure there is no HDMI connector on the back of your Genesis?
I thought they all had them. Should be recessed and in the lower left hand corner of the rear of the radio.
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I tried the cables I had but no luck. I can hear the radio and the DVD player through the surround sound and I tried the tv but still no sound. I tried every combination that there was for the jacks on the back of the DVD player. I'm about ready to use it as a anchor for my kayak while fishing. I cannot figure this out.
I tried contacting the dealer but was told that they couldn't help due to them no longer hooking up surround sound on the tv. I will take a break and re-visit this later today before I break something. Time to have a beer and go fishing with my son. Any thoughts would be helpful and appreciative. I tried to look up the wiring diagram of my tv and DVD player but no luck. It's a konka 32 inch and the DVD is a genesis 2.0.
I looked up the Konka 32", Chinese eh?, and anyway it has the same problem my Toshiba above has, no discreet audio outputs other than headphone. W/O HDMI you must find a way to feed the TV generated sound to the surround sound. Don't think head phone jack has enough power. Like I said FR had to make mods to the TV to get the audio, the video is easy its just the yellow to yellow as my set shows. Both have lots of inputs but you can't generate the sound you want without the old way of yellow, red white. Most manufac have dropped these connectiions in the past few years cause everyone is going HDMI. You can do it with the Konka by parralleling the speakers L, R. and out with RCA jacks. If you do better fuse them to prevent blowing the audio section of the TV.
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Vince, hard to tell from your photo, but do you have a digital audio out port?
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If the TV has a headphone jack, you can use that. All you need is a cable with the male jack plug on one end and RCA (female if you are connecting to an existing cable, or male if you are going directly to the audio/DVD unit) connector on the other end.

You will have to adjust the TV volume together sound level you want.

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