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I need tips on how to set up my RSV663 receiver. I have HD tv, blue ray dvd, cd, and VCR and 5 speakers plus a subwoofer. For example, do I plug the HD cable from blue ray DVD into the tv or the receiver? I have 2 front and 2 rear speakers which ports do I use for optimum? Do I use the optical port for anything?

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Try this , it will help you :

www2.yamaha.co.jp/manual/pdf/av/english/re/RX-V663_U.pdf

Be Happy Always

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