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HDMI for Video. RCA for audio?

mempf
12-16-2005, 12:43 AM
I have a Digital box that I want to connect to my HDTV through HDMI.

Problem is my digital box outputs DVI-D. I will be using a DVI-D to HDMI converter cable but my question is how would I get the audio from my digital box to my HDTV?

Won't the HDTV think that since its inputing through HDMI (which has intagrated audio) the audio will be coming from the HDMI and not the RCA cables I want to use?

Is there a way to input video through HDMI and audio through RCA?

My tv is a Prima Cineplus 27" HD LCD TV - LC-27R25

Thanks so much!

mempf
12-17-2005, 09:03 PM
Anyone know?

d6500k
12-17-2005, 10:33 PM
Sure, Just hookup the RCA jacks to the audio in on the display and all will be pretty good.

You could also connect the audio coaxial output from the Cbox (if it has one) to your Coaxial input on your receiver-pre pro, if you have one of those. This digital connection will provide 5.1 surround, again if you have the setup for it.

Good viewing,

Doug k

puck71
12-19-2005, 07:59 AM
Sure, Just hookup the RCA jacks to the audio in on the display and all will be pretty good. The problem with that is if you're using the HDMI input on the TV, many (all?) TV's don't recognize an RCA audio connection since the audio is supposed to be coming in over HDMI.

Using an audio receiver is probably the best option, other than some kind of expensive HDMI switch.