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I have a panasonic TC-50A400U tv and I am trying to connect

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I have a panasonic TC-50A400U tv and I am trying to connect an iLive sound bar using the RCA red and white cable. When I connect in aux mode, I get no sound
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Home Theater-Stereo
Expert:  Jack replied 1 year ago.

Hi , I`m Jack an independent Tv/audio repairman with 40 years experience.
Perhaps i can help you with this , please let me know when you see this.

What is connected to this tv ?
Cable box,satellite,dvd,games etc. ?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Cable box
Expert:  Jack replied 1 year ago.

Thank you

Cable box alone ?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Expert:  Jack replied 1 year ago.

O.k then this tv has no RCA analog outputs , they are inputs but you cable box will have those

Did you take a look ?

Expert:  Jack replied 1 year ago.

It is the best place to connect audio equipment like a sound bar anyway

f that answers your question please do not forget to rate by clicking on the star icons at the top, then click on Submit so i get paid for my time helping you .
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Customer: replied 1 year ago.
but when I connected to that, the volume on the soundbar the volume is a whisper
Expert:  Jack replied 1 year ago.

Is this a new sound bar setup or it quit working properly ?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
When I connected the same soundbar ro
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
New soundbar..when I connected it to my computer, the volume worked great
Expert:  Jack replied 1 year ago.

To the computer with a 3.5 mm cable ?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Red .white output from the sound and one prong to the computer
Expert:  Jack replied 1 year ago.

Can you give me the sound bar`s model number and I will need a few minutes please

Can you try that bar to the PC again ?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
ILive HD sound bar with Bluetooth wireless..model mumber ITB105B V1204-02
Expert:  Jack replied 1 year ago.

If the bar did not go DOA and your wiring is fine then the cable box is defective and again , the tv has NO audio out beside the optical /digital

Expert:  Jack replied 1 year ago.

These bars can be finicky , try a reboot by pulling out the power cord or better yet another sound source to verify

Expert:  Jack replied 1 year ago.

You don`t happen to have an optical cable do you ?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
There is a digital audio out on the back of the tv
Expert:  Jack replied 1 year ago.

Yes

You don`t happen to have an optical cable do you ?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Will an optical cable work?
Expert:  Jack replied 1 year ago.

Cable box will have one as well and again the best place is the cable box

Expert:  Jack replied 1 year ago.

Sure is worth a try to verify

Expert:  Jack replied 1 year ago.

These cables can be bought for less than $5 now

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Can you give a link to order one?
Expert:  Jack replied 1 year ago.

Any radio shack, target or bestbuy will have that as well

Expert:  Jack replied 1 year ago.

Pleasure talking to you and please do not forget to rate so i can get compensated for my time helping you.

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