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I am trying to hook my pioneer vsx-455 up to my samsung dlp-hd tv and have no idea which pre-outs to use.any help would be greatly appreciated.or do i need to go through the cable box and if so how?
Ok. Where does the TV programming originate? Antenna, TV, or (usually) the Cable Box. I'll tell you sight unseen, no TV ever adds to the audio experience. many of us watch on monitors so that would suggest that a TV can play absolutely no part in the high-end audio experience. It's specialty is video with basic audio capacity thrown in. A Cable Box is for all purposes a digital audio and video source with separate outputs for each. Keeping with my practice I'd run the BEST VIDEO (and minimum audio in case you want to use TV speakers for that source) from each video source to the TV (it has multiple inputs, right?) and the BEST AUDIO (no video) from each source to the receiver. One video connection from the receiver to the TV for set-up/control. This requires some switching on your part to watch different sources but it eliminates troublesome and unnecessary routing and handling of the individual signals.
on Nov 09, 2011
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