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How to connect Panasonic TV, DVD Recorder & Home Theater together

I have recently purchased Home Theater SC-PT460 and would like to link it with my TX-32LXD700 TV and DMR-EX87EB DVD Recorder. I have connected an HDMI cable from both the DVD Recorder and Home Theater to the TV. I have connected an optical digital audio cable from the Home Theater to the TV.
Q1. Is this correct? Do I need to run scart leads between all units or between Recorder/Theater in order to here surround sound when playing back from the Recorders Hard Drive?
Q2. If the cables are correct in the first instance, I do not seem to get any sound from the Theater speakers having followed the quick installation guide. Is there a simple solution to this problem?

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Missing one connection connect stereo rca jacks behind tv labelled audio out then connect to any available input in home theater receiver i dont think you need the optic cable connected to anything

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