Article ID : 00019464 / Last Modified : 08/15/2016

How to connect the Google TV media box to a set-top box and Home Theater System.

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The following is required for connection:

  • The cable or satellite set-top box must have an HDMI® output jack.
  • The Home Theater System must have either an HDMI input jack or a digital audio (optical) input jack.
  1. Connect an HDMI cable to the HDMI output jack of the cable box.
  2. Connect the other end of the HDMI cable to the HDMI input jack on the Google TV™ media box.
  3. Use one of the methods below to connect the Internet TV media box to the Home Theater System.
    • Connect an HDMI cable from the HDMI OUT of the media box to the HDMI IN jack on the Home Theater System.
    • Connect a digital audio (optical) cable from the DIGITAL AUDIO OPTICAL jack of the media box to the DIGITAL AUDIO OPTICAL jack on the Home Theater System.