How To Set Up An Inexpensive Hi-Fi Home Karaoke System

11/20/2016 Revised version to explain better how to connect mixer.

01/16/2016 The mixer came, this is how to hook up a simple karaoke system with Chromecast, Karaoke Mixer, Wireless Microphones and sound bar or receiver.

OK, the kids like to sing after watching The Voice. I set up a Karaoke system for them with the existing Electronic components at home: a sound bar with subwoofer, a receiver with speakers, a LED TV with HDMI input and optical/analog outputs, an Xbox One, Xbox 360, an old Karaoke DVD player with microphone inputs/echo function, a set of wireless microphones.

  1. Xbox One to stream Youtube Karaoke songs to TV via HDMI (cost money to buy xbox live -$39/year) or : Apple TV, Chrome Cast, Fire Stick, Roku, Laptop, PC, iPhones, Android phones, iPods, iPads to stream Youtube to Chrome Cast, Fire stick.
  2. Output of TV: optical or analog to sound bar inputs.
  3. Wireless microphone output to Karaoke player microphone input or Karaoke audio mixer: should have microphone echo function.
  4. Output of Karaoke player or mixer connect to Stereo receiver input (CD, Tape, Videox, etc).
  5. Stereo Receiver will be output for the voice through microphone.
  6. Sound bar output will be the sound of music from the Youtube video.
  7. 2 separate devices for sound, more clear.
  8. If you only have one source of Stereo output: get a mixer, connect output of TV and microphones to Mixer, output of the mixer to the Stereo receiver input.



12 thoughts on “How To Set Up An Inexpensive Hi-Fi Home Karaoke System”

  1. Hello!
    I have a samsung soundbar and I buy this mixer // . But that don’t work. Can you help me?

    1. Follow the video instruction, take the audio from tv connect to the input audio of your mixer, take the output audio from mixer connect to the input of the sound bar. When you play music from TV and sing with the mic, the mixer output will combine both music and voice to sound bar

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