View Full Version : How to stream sound from a Samsung TV to Squeezebox?

2012-11-11, 08:57

I recently accuired a new (and very nice) Samsung UE46ES8005 TV that has tons of features and connectivity.
I just can't seem to find a way to stream the sound from the TV to the Squeezebox Duet attached to my stereo. Probably the TV need some SW to act as media server - has anyone heard of such a setup?

Thank you in advance!

BR Peter

2012-11-11, 09:22
Can't do that, nor would you want to for video. Your Samsung TV cannot act as the "server" for anything, including SqueezeBox players.
Your TV can connect to LMS server as a simple DLNA player for music, pics, video's on your TV.

2012-11-11, 10:19
If your TV is close enough to the PC you have running LMS, you might try running an audio cable between them and using the WaveInput plugin (http://forums.slimdevices.com/showthread.php?35718-Announce-Wave-Input-plugin-v1-00&highlight=waveinput+plugin). Whatever audio is on the TV will now be available to all connected SB devices though it may be a bit delayed.

If you want to hear the TV audio through your stereo, just run a cable from the TV audio out to an AUX input on your stereo. If too far to run a cable, there are wireless solutions (http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=9SIA0U008N4223&nm_mc=KNC-GoogleMKP&cm_mmc=KNC-GoogleMKP-_-pla-_-NA-_-NA) which may have similar latency issues.