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I have a new VIZIO TV model M420SL and want to connect the

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I have a new VIZIO TV model M420SL and want to connect the sound to my KENWOOD
Audio/Video receiver model KR- V8080.The TV has a single out port and the Receiver has dual in ports (L/R) .Can this be jury rigged to make connection???
Submitted: 4 years ago.
Category: TV
Expert:  Nathan replied 4 years ago.

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What you need here is a simple adapter.

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The tv outputs only digital audio (via an optical port) while the sound system accepts only an analog input (stereo rca - red/white)

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Here is an example: Digital Coax & Optical Toslink to Analog Audio Converter (click for link, don't forget to buy an optical cable as well)

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That is all you'll need to get sound from the tv to play through the kenwood.