I've got a sony home theater system and my dvd player has gone for repairs. I've got a party to throw by tomorrow and I need some help. I want to connect my IPod to the HT system. The only problem is, it takes those individual inputs for the left and right audio signals (red and white wires). I dont have a converter of sorts (to get two individual outputs from a single output on the IPOD), so I plugged in my earphones to the IPOD then cut the phones themselves out and connected the two ends of the wire to the red and white input wires of the amplifier. Unfortunately, my stroke of brilliance didnt work. Any ideas on how to go about it or what I did wrong? Should I connect the earphone wires directly to the amp input?