How to Add Speakers to a Panasonic TV With One Optical Digital Audio Out

Many Panasonic television systems have an optical digital audio jack. This connection allows you to add additional surround-sound speakers to the TV, improving the audio quality of the set while increasing the overall volume you are able to produce. Because the optical digital audio cable is a single connection, the entire hookup process only takes a few minutes to complete.

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Plug the single optical digital audio cable into the "Digital Audio Out" port, located on the rear of the Panasonic television.

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Insert the other end of the cable into the "Digital Audio In" port on the Panasonic television receiver. Connect the speakers to the receiver.

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Power on both the Panasonic television and the connected surround sound receiver.

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Select "Digital Audio" and the audio from the Panasonic television is produced with the connected surround sound receiver.