How to hook up a sound bar

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How to hook up a sound bar
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A sound bar is a single speaker that allows you to have home theatre-like sound. A sound bar does not however, provide surround sound. Many sound bar systems also include a subwoofer, which helps with bass and gives sounds an extra kick. Setting up a sound bar is relatively easy because it is a single speaker as compared to surround sound systems which require connecting the speakers correctly into the receiver with speaker wire.

Skill level:
Moderately Easy

Things you need

  • RCA cables (red and white)

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  1. 1

    Place the sound bar under the centre of the TV.

  2. 2

    Connect the red and white RCA cables from the audio out port on the TV to the Audio Input on the back of the sound bar.

  3. 3

    Connect a single RCA cable from the subwoofer to the back of the sound bar.

  4. 4

    Plug the sound bar in.

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