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how do I connect my DircTV HD box (model C31-700) t my surround sound receiver that does not have...

how do I connect my DircTV HD box (model C31-700) t my surround sound receiver that does not have HDMI input jack. It has RCA input jacks.
Don asked this question 2 years ago
  • DIRECTV • 3621 answers • 91% helpful

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    RCA from DirecTV receiver to Surround Sound then RCA to TV. If you have HDMI from receiver to TV, leave that and just use red and white (audio) for the others. Just leave the yellow alone. That was you should get Surround Sound and still have the HD picture.
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      Don
      I found a solution. The Directv C31 box has a digital audio output option for connecting to an external AV receiver that doesn’t pass HDMI. I used that to connect to the digital audio input on my AV receiver. It works great and the sound quality is great.
    • DIRECTV • 3621 answers • 91% helpful

      Awesome! Sorry I didn't suggest that. Most people don't have the right cables. Glad it's working, and you still have the HD. Have a good one!!
  • DIRECTV • 46 answers • 90% helpful

    With the c31 you have to have a 10 pin adapter only avaible from Directv. You can call them and they should mail you one. It will have RCA audio outputs you need.
  • DIRECTV • 4334 answers • 90% helpful

    Learn more about your DIRECTV HR34 receiver (Genie and Genie Mini clients ) by downloading a system manual. To view and print these pages, you'll need Adobe Acrobat Reader.

    Download manual: directly.http://support.directv.com/app/answers/detail/a...