You could put the microphone on your head. Hi, you need to set up the cable channel up so it uses the hdmi for picture and optical for audio. Hopefully, you have seen that a surround sound set up isn't that difficult to achieve. It helps when sound pans from left to right, and keeps dialog synced with moving mouths on the screen. The whole purpose of Audyssey, YPAO or whatever system your receiver uses to calibrate, is get the sound in your room as close as it can to a reference sound, in other words how it is supposed to sound when the sound engineers produced the soundtrack. Most surround sound kits include a receiver.
You will need to connect an optical audio cable from your TV into an optical input on your AV receiver or amplifier.
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The diagram shows the sound is sent from the audio output of the DVD player to the audio input of a stereo receiver. Thanks for your support. What cable do I need to have sound with regular TV? Like i said when it tests u hear every speaker being tested but once finished and calibrated it seems sound only comes out of front 3. The surround channel speakers are what give the effect of sound happening around the viewer. So, you will hear audio from all the surround speakers in your system. Some articles have Vimeo videos embedded in them.