Output to Samsung TV

peter maddison ponchorat1968 at hotmail.com
Sat Jan 17 19:45:48 UTC 2015

I remember having problems with my other MoBo and lack of sound.
As I mentioned in my first post, I had to get audio to the TV via the 
standard speaker jack while using the DVI output with a DVI to HDMI 
converter so I could connect to the HDMI in the back of the TV.

On 17/01/15 15:02, Billie Walsh wrote:
> On 01/17/2015 07:20 AM, peter maddison wrote:
>> I hope somebody can help me with this problem.
>> I have an ASUS M5A78L-M/USB3 which has 3 video outputs; 1 VGA , 1 DVI 
>> & 1 HDMI. My monitor is connected via the VGA.
>> What I am trying to do is connect my 51" Samsung Series 4 
>> (PS51E450A1W) via the HDMI.
>> I have done that by using a HDMI cable, that was the easy part. The 
>> hard part is SOUND.
>> How do I get sound to the TV.
>> I have tried using the standard audio output which you connect the 
>> speakers to but that does not work.
>> Yes, there is a SPDIF output next to the HDMI output on the MoBo BUT 
>> there is NO SPDIF INPUT on the TV, so HOW do I get sound to the TV???
>> With my previous MoBo, ASUS M3A76CM, I did have it connected to the 
>> TV via the DVI to HDMI. How I got the sound to the TV was by using 
>> the output which is normally used for the speakers.
>> I did buy a SPDIF cable before I checked the TV to see that there is 
>> ONLY SPDIF OUTPUT. I have seen something on eBay 
>> <http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Optical-SPDIF-Coaxial-Digital-to-RCA-L-R-Analog-Audio-Converter-with-3-5mm-Jack-/301489588581?pt=UK_Sound_Vision_Other&hash=item46322e0965> 
>> to convert SPDIF digital to analog but want to be sure that it will 
>> work connecting to the audio in next to the HDMI input on the TV.
>> Thanks
>> Pete
> The HDMI standard includes audio.
> The issue becomes does your computer comply with that part of the 
> standard or is there possibly a setting somewhere that turns it on. I 
> would assume that if the computer has the HDMI output it most likely 
> supports audio so I would look for a setting somewhere. But, one 
> should never assume anything.
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