Windows 10: if i buy a soundbar for my old dell monitor can i get sound from hdmi?

  1.    05 Mar 2017 #1

    if i buy a soundbar for my old dell monitor can i get sound from hdmi?


    As the title says,I have a semi old dell monitor and it has a option for a sound bar speaker. i use this monitor mainly to play console games more then a actual monitor at the moment. I connect to the hdmi slot on the back on the monitor. I was wondering if i buy a sound bar would I be able to make it pick up the sound from the hdmi input?
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  2.    05 Mar 2017 #2

    Probably not. All the old sound bars (basically external speakers) I've seen require an analog audio input from the PC.
    Does the monitor have a "speaker" out (usually green colored) on the monitor? If it does you can connect that to the sound bar.
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