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New X1 Box with only HDMI out. How can you connect to a soundbar?

Just received the X1 upgrade equipment. The Cable box only has HDMI out. How do you connect to a soundbar. 

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Re: New X1 Box with only HDMI out. How can you connect to a soundbar?

Many TVs include an audio output to feed a soundbar or other spearkers.

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Re: New X1 Box with only HDMI out. How can you connect to a soundbar?


TausA wrote:

Just received the X1 upgrade equipment. The Cable box only has HDMI out. How do you connect to a soundbar. 


You can try using an HDMI audio extractor box like this one that supplies both TOSLINK optical and L/R RCA audio outputs to feed a soundbar: https://www.amazon.com/J-Tech-Digital-Premium-Extractor-Converter/dp/B00BIQER0E/

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Re: New X1 Box with only HDMI out. How can you connect to a soundbar?


TausA wrote:

Just received the X1 upgrade equipment. The Cable box only has HDMI out. How do you connect to a soundbar. 


Does your tv have audio out? If not swap it out for either a RNG150 or XG2 (same price), each has separate audio outputs.