Well, I suppose there are a few questions.
1) Do you want to watch cable using your Axioms?
2) Do you want to press multiple buttons on remotes to change sources?
3) Do you have a useable universal remote to press said multiple buttons?
My answers were
So I run my video through the receiver. It probably doesn't matter with regular SD, but the purists will tell you to only only only switch HD with your video unit, because "Our Signal!"
I am the Doctor, and THIS... is my SPOON!