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How can I connect mt BD-H5900 Blu-ray player direct to my HW-H450

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How can I connect mt BD-H5900 Blu-ray player direct to my HW-H450 soundbar without using the HDMI cable which I use for connection to my TV so I may play CDs direct without powering up the TV?
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Your soundbar has an Optical in port which you can see page 8 of the manual here
And your Bluray has an optical out port which you can see on page 7 here
You can use this connection for it.
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
Good Day Richard
Thanks for the information but unfortunately it is not correct. If you closely examine the output of the Bluray player, it is a coaxial output and not an optical output. I am very surprised with that and would have thought Samsung would have ensured that the input/output of the two devices were compatible. I don't think there is a way forward unless they produce some form of converter.
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ok that is suprising Paul that the made it coaxial.
But you can use this converter box to convert it for you which would then work
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