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Right cables for connecting devices

I have an HK 340 that has no HDMI input/outputs and all my devices have HDMI.
Sony blu ray DVD
optical
component
HDMI
Sony 5 tray DVD
optical
component
HDMI
Sony Bravia TV
optical
component
HDMI
Digital cable box
component video
s-video
Desktop PC
7.1 sound card with SPIF
ATI x1950pro video card with two DVI outputs

I am trying to get the best quality picture and sound i can by hooking these all together.


What i have thought of and need confirmation of:

PC connects to TV using DVI to HDMI toggle and a HDMI cable then connects pc directly to TV.
Q- where should the SPIF cable connect to TV or Receiver

DVD blu ray and DVD i want to connect using HDMI but then i bypass receiver and wnat to take advantage of home theater speakers. I can us optical for sound to connect DVDs to receiver and use HDMI, right?
Q- how should i connect the DVD players to utilize the home theater.

Cable digital box - connect to receiver using component video and optical audio i assume, right?

Thanks
Mike

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Hi,
You have connected from PC to TV right???
1.To get the video you have to connect to TV
2.Please take a separate cables for to listen audio and to watch video,
for audio connect cables from DVD Player to Home Theater you can listen the audio
for video please connect the HDMI video to TV Where You can enjoy both.

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