Article ID : 00023434 / Last Modified : 05/14/2015

How to connect a DVD player or DVD recorder and other audio/video (A/V) components to a TV.

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When determining the best connection method for setting up your home entertainment equipment, it is important to consider the specific type of A/V components you want to connect as well as the type of cables you want to use. The Sony® Hookup Guide is an interactive program that can provide you with a customized hookup scenario based on the available connection jacks on your home A/V components.


  • If model-specific information is required to complete any of the steps in this solution, check the specifications or supplied operating guide. Manuals are posted on your model support page.
  • Refer to the manual of your A/V receiver for detailed information on setting your speakers for surround sound.