I have a surround sound that cuts off when we turn off the kitchen light?

Answer Assuming you're not pranking, my suggestion would be to unplug the surround system and plug in a lamp or other simple electrical device into the exact same outlet and turn the kitchen light on and ... Read More »

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Can I damage a 5.1 surround sound computer sound card by hooking up 7.1 surround sound speakers to it?

In general NO - but it really depends on how you hook it up.If you run optical to a AV Receiver - this is the way it is normally hooked up to any 5.1 device. Your HDTV, BluRay, DVD player or HD cab... Read More »

Why does my surround sound reciever shut off as soon as i turn it on?

Yes as Grumpy mentioned it is often from a short from the speaker wires + and - side touching each other, which can be caused by either frayed wires not cleanly connected at the receiver or speaker... Read More »

How do you connect your 360 and cable box to your surround sound system with HDMI cables to get surround sound for all of them and get HD picture?

You'll need a receiver with at least 2 HDMI inputs and 1 output, as well as an HD-capable cable box. Connect the XBOX and the cable box to the receiver with the HDMI cables, and then plug the HDMI ... Read More »

I have a HT-BD1255 surround sound theater system, how do i connect electronics so they have surround sound?

Too many details left out.....Are you using HDMI or Component cables for your xbox360 ?You need to look for inputs, not outputs. You only need 1 output for all your devices. If you dont have enough... Read More »