Article ID : 00029588 / Last Modified : 08/16/2015

How to connect to an Audio/Video (A/V) receiver for digital audio when using an HDMI® connection.

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To receive digital audio for a source component that is connected using HDMI, the digital audio connection used will vary depending on the HDMI connection used on the A/V receiver:

  • If the HDMI cable is connected to the DVD IN on the A/V receiver, the connection for digital audio will be from the digital coaxial output on the source component to the DVD Digital Coax input of the A/V receiver.
  • If the HDMI cable is connected to the TV/SAT input on the A/V receiver, the connection for digital audio will be from the optical output on the source component to the TV/SAT Optical input of the A/V receiver.