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I have a Samsung TV (UH48H8000) Soundbar (HW-H551) and

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Hi, I have a Samsung TV (UH48H8000) Soundbar (HW-H551) and HDD Combo(BD-H8900M) and would like the best way to connect them and in which order can you help?
Many thanks tom
Hi,Please find HDMI input on TV that has ARC label, connect that HDMI Input to HDMI Out of sound bar and turn On Anynet+ feature in sound bar and TV in setup menu, this will enable ARC (auto return channel) feature to get whatever program/ source is being watched on TV, its sound in sound bar.Plug Bluray HDMI out to any other HDMI input of TV. Press source button to select HDMI input to get bluray picture and sound in sound bar.I trust my input will help you out. Please feel free to respond if you have any additional questions.A positive rating to answer would be greatly appreciated, please click on smiley face/star on this page then click submit/finish button so I can get credit on website for my work. Regards,Shahid.
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Customer: replied 2 years ago.
Hi Shahid,Many thanks! Would you not bother with the digital audio cable?Tom
Hi Tom,ARC feature works through HDMI cable so apparently optical cable wont needed, however, if you face any trouble enabling the ARC feature then may please connect optical cable between TV and sound bar, select correct source in sound bar to get TV sound output signal.Thanks.
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
Brilliant! Thanks Shahid
You're welcome Tom -:)