TV sound has always been marginal, but it can be improved inexpensively without buying a $200 sound bar.
If you want to upgrade your TVs audio, first make sure you have either red and white RCA output ports or Digital Audio Output.
Rightardia will address the RCA setup. The digital setup isn't complicated but you will need a preamp that takes a digital fiber optic input. Digtial sound like Dolby or DTS may have to be disabled to get the digital preamp to work correctly which seems counter-intuitive.
1. TV audio preamp (Pyle PFA 200 Preamp)
2. 2-4" bookshelf speaker (Pyle 3" 100 Watt Mini Cube speaker pair)
3. RCA patch cable
4. speaker wire
You will then need speaker wire to connect the preamp to your speakers. You can even use use PC speakers if the speakers have an 8 OHM impedance. You will probably. have to cut of the RCA cable on the PC speakers to do this. Rightardia purchased Pyle 3" 100 Watt bookshelf speakers that had high ratings on the Amazon web site. Note that the speaker wire clamps have red and black connectors for the left and right side speakers.
Turn on the TV and the preamp on and enjoy the improved sound. The TV controller should be able to adjust the audio volume.
Try to match the audio.volume of the speakers to the output of the the TV. If you don't match the volumes, the TV controller may not be able to mute the sound.
If you have a Roku or similar media player, you will be impressed by the sound quality for Pandora radio.
The overall cost of this project was under $50.00.
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