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Best way to hook up all my componets

I would like to know the best way to hook up my Toshiba lcd , Sony PS3 , Rogers HD cable box To my Denon avr-588.

I have a a kenwood receiver hooked up at the moment as follows, HDMI from ps3 to T.V HDMI 1, HDMI from Cable box to T.V HDMI 2 and an optical audio cable from the T.V's optical out to the receiver.
When watching regular tv I can get dolby digital but when I watch a movie on the ps3 the digital light does not come on , on the receiver

I have seen on the menus of the various componets that you can change from bitstream to pcm, I'm not sure what this means ?

But I now have the Denon and want to know the best way to hook it up to all my components and get the best possible sound.

Thanks alot
Bobby

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The best way to use the Denon and get your money's worth is to connect all devices to the Denon using HDMI connects if possible, if you use HDMI make sure you assign the audio if needed.
HDMI from Denon to TV. the Denon will upconvert all signals to HDMI to the TV

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