How To Connect Amazon Fire Stick To Home Theater System


In the past few years, Amazon has been competitive amongst the other corporates who are their potential competitors. Amazon has always been successful in being a step ahead of them and winning over their business, although the corporate has grown and extended its roots into several other companies, including the latest artificial technology devices.

how to connect fire stick to home theater

Out of many such branches, Amazon is the most successfully acclaimed at its release in 2014. It was the best and most astonishing for common people to get their hands on such a technologically advanced device. Thus the sales of the product picked up and gradually there were a lot of users around the world, who owned a fire stick.

Just imagine people have bought the dire stick to watch all the shows and movies with a home theatre set up to listen to those movies and feel the realism.

But all of a sudden, your television set connects to your home theatre when usually played, but does not respond when the fire stick is playing! How frustrating will it be? Have you ever faced such an issue? If yes, I have a perfect solution for you! Keep reading to know how to connect amazon fire stick to home theater system for non stop entertainment.

how to connect fire stick to home theater

As you might already know that, a fire stick is an amazing gadget that looks like a USB device, but can be plugged only in an HDMI port. So when you connect a fire stick to any device you have to look for an HDMI port.

Similarly to connect you fire stick on your receiver:


Before you begin, check the connections on your receiver. Your receiver might have an output HDMI connection to the television set and another set of connections to the home theatre system and its components like the subwoofer, woofer, and the speakers.

Also, check if there is one more HDMI port for you to insert your fire stick. If not, check if there are input ports on your receiver, if yes, you can still connect your fire stick differently.

Note: I will not be able to locate the port for you because each receiver's model and design are unique. For example, the HDMI ports are usually on the receiver's backside, whereas some of the receivers have ports on the front side itself.

how to connect fire stick to home theater


Now you have to do the most important task, that is to plug in your Amazon fire stick. If you have an HDMI port on your receiver, then go for it and connect your fire stick straight to your receiver via the HDMI port.

Here comes the tricky part! What if there is no HDMI port? What if there are only input ports on your audio-video receiver? If this is the case, you have to look for the HDMI extender that comes with the fire stick in the box. Connect the HDMI extender cable to the input ports on your receiver. Then, connect your fire stick to the HDMI end of your HDMI extender.

In this way, your fire stick is connected to your receiver whether your receiver has an extra HDMI port or not.

How to connect Fire Stick through RCA  

In some situations, your receiver might be really old that you don't have an extra HDMI port to connect your fire stick. All you might have on such devices are those three colored outline points. They are called RCA type cables. If this is your receiver's case, you will have to purchase another product to get your fire stick compatible with your receiver.

how to connect fire stick to home theater

The device that you use for this purpose is the HDMI to composite AV converter. Using this converter box, you will be able to connect your fire stick or any other HDMI device go your receiver when it does not have an extra HDMI port. All you have to do is,

  • Connect your fire stick power adapter to your fire stick by following the instruction in the manual.
  • Connect the HDMI to composite AV converter' a power adapter to the HDMI to composite AV converter.
  • Now insert the fire stick to the HDMI port on the HDMI to composite AV converter.
  • Then, connect one end of the composite cable that comes along with the converter to the HDMI to composite AV converter's connection points.
  • Ensure that the other end of the composite cable is connected to the receiver correctly.
  • Now plug in both the fire stick and the HDMI to composite AV converter.
  • Then you might have to change the settings on your television to see the fire stick logo on your television and sound on your home theatre system.


So this is how you connect your fire stick to your home theatre system so that you can hear the sound in the best quality possible. Hope this helps to clear the doubts that might have been lingering in a lot of minds. So go connect your fire stick and enjoy your favorite shows and movies in the best quality possible!!


Hey, this is Stefan. I love filmmaking gadgets because I have been working as a cinematographer for more than ten years. So I have good experience working with almost all filmmaking gadgets. I can help people who are looking forward to buying these gadgets with my review articles. From my articles, you can find amazing products in the market.

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