There’s an excellent built-in speaker system on VIZIO TVs. The internal speakers indeed produce good sound, but you may need deeper bass and higher volume. An external speaker or soundbar will give you immersive surround sound. Vizio TV also has an option for connecting a home theater system. You have different options for connecting a soundbar to your Vizio TV.
This article will explain how you can connect a soundbar to your Vizio TV.
Bluetooth LE offers low-power transmission. It is available on Vizio televisions right now. In this case, it will not connect to a Bluetooth soundbar.
In addition, your smartphone can be paired with your Vizio TV. The Bluetooth function on the Vizio TV works mostly for connecting with the VIZIO SmartCast mobile app. Your Vizio TV can be controlled with this app from your smartphone.
You can connect a soundbar to a Vizio TV using a wired connection. There are two options for wired connections; S/PDIF or Analog cable.
Digital audio is transmitted over two channels in a S/PDIF cable. Two types of sound are available: compressed 5.1/7.1 surround and uncompressed PCM. HD audio can be transmitted with this cable. It eliminates extra noise. As a result, the sound flow is smooth.
These steps will assist you in connecting a soundbar to your Vizio TV via the S/PDIF cable;
To connect an external soundbar, you must turn off the TV’s internal speakers. Follow these steps to do so;
Signals from the TV are sent via analog cables to the speakers or soundbar. Vizio TVs are capable of being connected to soundbars using analog cables. Here are some tips;
When connecting an external soundbar to a TV, you must turn off the internal TV speakers. The same steps are applied here as well as in the previous section.
The internal speakers will be turned off by tapping the menu on your TV. The soundbar will automatically receive audio from the Vizio TV.
You can use any of the three methods discussed here to connect your Vizio TV to your soundbar. We have outlined them all to choose the method that is most convenient for you.
Make sure that all other HDMI connections are disconnected from your TV. Turn off both your TV and your Vizio soundbar. Turn off any other HDMI devices as well. Make sure the Vizio soundbar is connected correctly to your TV, then test it again.
Yes, All you need is an optical or HDMI cable to connect the two devices. You can use a Vizio soundbar with a Samsung TV. Use digital cables instead of analog ones since analog can’t deliver high-quality sound.
The majority of TVs today have HDMI (High-Definition Multimedia Interface) ports. Nevertheless, you should ensure that your TV has an HDMI ARC port if you plan on connecting a soundbar.
Regular HDMI connectors have the only capability of transmitting video images. ARC, however, has the added capability of transmitting audio from a TV back to where it came from, such as an audio receiver or soundbar. As a result, both video and audio signals can be transmitted using just one cable.