How to connect a Home Theater without Bluetooth to a PC / Laptop or Smart TV

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Among the existing connections to connect your home theater without Bluetooth, the devices must have access to old installations such as the VGA connection. The HDMI connection, which offers better quality in audio and video, as it is suitable for sending information in high definition. Other options to explore are via fiber optic or RCA connection.

Methods for connecting your home theater without Bluetooth to the devices you want

The methods available to connect your home theater without Bluetooth to the devices you want are understood as follows:



HDMI

It is one of the most used, as Smart TVs are currently the most demanded devices on the market and have this connection. Also, some home theater models have this same OUT connection to the TV, being the most used method, as it offers high definition.

Optic fiber

Home Theater Systems that have this built-in connection are generally low-to-mid range and can be recognized from the back by Optical, Digital IN ; or some similar indication that has a small lid that I know how to open inwards. The devices that commonly have this connection are desktop computers.

RCA/Jack 3.5

It is one of the most versatile, most home theater systems have it as well as many devices such as televisions, computers, among others. They are commonly composed of two sound channels identified by the color white or black and one in red, which is the other channel. These will be called Aux, Auxiliar or Audio IN.

Steps to connect your home theater without Bluetooth to any device

Currently the need to connect Smart TVs to an audio system is more common due to the demand for these devices. In the market, the most sought-after equipment for obtaining good sound is the Philips Home Theater for their versatility, sound quality and affordability, for more information go to the official Philips website.



So, to know how to connect your home theater without Bluetooth to the devices you want, we recommend that you follow the steps below:

Step 1

Depending on the Home Theater model purchased, you will have it available a set of speakers, one of which will be the central buffer. If you have more than one speaker, it contains an analog audio connecting cable that combines them.

Step 2

Some Home Theater are powered by which they have an electrical connection to power this system which must be connected to a power outlet; or via a USB connection that goes to your computer's port which will be enough to power it. On the other hand, if you have an HDMI connection, you will use a different method.

3 pass

Sound cards have their outputs on the back of home theater systems and the devices you want to connect to. These sockets commonly known as plugs are identified by their round shape and identified by colors that indicate the function of each socket; whether for audio, headphones or microphone.

4 pass

In this phase the basic information of the Home Theater system has already been identified, such as the type of connection and the model to subsequently establish the connection; being very careful, as you will have to exert some pressure to get the connection avoiding damage to components.


5 pass

Once installed, turn on the device to which you have connected the home theater to set up the audio and adjust the volume. If you are using a PC, there are options to change the audio between speakers and headphones in Windows 10. This way, the process of connecting your home theater without bluetooth is almost complete.


6 pass

Within the settings, it is necessary to wait a few seconds for the device to recognize the home theater once installed. In the case of PCs, a message will appear saying “New Driver Detected”, which will help you configure the audio in your Windows PC's speakers.

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