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I have a Denon AVR2307 to which is connected,via optical audio and component video a DVD player/recorder and this works well but in order to take some of the work off the player part I've bought another (LG) DVD player which has HDMI as well as component video and optical and coaxial audio outputs.My question is how can I hook it up to the AVR ? My first attempt was using the HDMI connection but this didn't work,presumably because the connection to the TV is by component cables.I've tried connecting component cable to the VCR input and get nothing.I did assign the VCR1 to RCA . What it comes down to I suppose is - can 2 DVD players be connected to the AVR with surround sound ? Any thoughts would be appreciated.I should point out that I have no technical knowledge,but you've probably gathered that already. With thanks John M.Platts Christchurch .

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HDMI signal from DVD can not be down converted to analog component signal.
Connect your new DVD to a component input 1..4. Make sure that component input assigned to desired input (dvd/vcr/sat/) (setup - input setup - input - component assign - component x etc). Connect coax output of DVD to coax x input of the receiver and assign it (setup- input setup - "input" - digital assign ..). Probably you need to setup DVD output resolution to 720i or 720p in dvd setup menu.

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