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How can a sound bar play sound with single optical ports multiple devices?

If you connect everything up through HDMI, it should work fine. I myself only use one optical connection from my TV to my receiver, because my receiver pre-dates HDMI. So the audio data from my PS4 ...
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Soundbar 30" or under that doesn't have low volume dialog problems

This one looks like it meets your requirements in terms of size and dialog volume: https://www.bose.com/en_us/products/speakers/home_theater/bose-solo-5-tv-sound-system.html Has mounting brackets Has ...
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Converting 2.1 channel to 5.1 channel

The issue is the decoder. That is the electronics that "splits" the sound into the different channels. A 5.1 has more separate channels than 2.1. Your choices are to get a true 5.1 by ...
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Soundbar 30" or under that doesn't have low volume dialog problems

Edit: 11/14/16 How about something like this? Sony HT-XT3 This is actually a soundbase, which sits under the TV....but it does fit the rest of the specs as far as width....Finding a match for your ...
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A/V receiver for HDMI, optical audio in

As far as HDMI pass-thru receivers, yes they are on the market. I am currently using a Denon AVR-1513 to route output from my PC/Xbox One, to my HDTV via HDMI. This specific unit has 3 input with ...
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Connect one USB headset to two devices, playing both sounds simultaneously

You want a "Sound Mixer". If you are working with analog audio signals, there are several options: Here is a cheap one that has 4 inputs and here is a battery powered option with better ...
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How to make a battery powered device work direct on power

I was looking for ways to control the voltage of an outlet, since we are in quarantine, I would not find resistors and transistors. But I just remembered that USB cables already do this job for me. As ...
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Hardware device to change musical tuning in the fly

Standalone pitch adjuster devices like the TC_Helicon which can adjust pitch to the accuracy you specify are studio devices, designed to fit into a 19" rack mount frame. You'd need to interface them ...
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What are the minimal requirements for my speakers?

8 ohms is nothing, you don't need an amplifier for that. The power supplied with a mobile phone is enough to drive your headphones. You'll blow out your eardrums with an amp. (250 ohm headphones and I'...
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