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#98534 - 06/12/05 05:08 PM Wiring Video
mikei Offline
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Registered: 05/31/05
Posts: 35
Loc: Califonia. Land of the Govern...
Should I wire my video directly to the tv and only use my receiver for audio????

Any advice would be helpful.

Mike

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#98535 - 06/12/05 05:49 PM Re: Wiring Video
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Registered: 07/05/02
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Loc: Ancaster, Ontario
Thats the way I did it. No reason other than the shortest route seems to make the most sense.
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#98536 - 06/12/05 05:55 PM Re: Wiring Video
mikei Offline
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Registered: 05/31/05
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Should I run sound from my dvd and sat directly to the tv via rca AND run it digitally to my receiver as well? That way, if I didn't want use my speaker set late at night and just use the tv's speakers.

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#98537 - 06/12/05 06:04 PM Re: Wiring Video
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Registered: 05/24/04
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Loc: Fresno, CA
That's how I have my dvd player and cable box setup as well. A pair of low cost rca plugs will be fine for each device.




Edited by richeydog (06/12/05 06:09 PM)
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#98538 - 06/12/05 06:04 PM Re: Wiring Video
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Can't help you there. My TV came with separate speakers, They are currently in my basement in an unopened box. The only sound I want is from the Axioms.
I am pretty sure though that a few other people here use their TV speakers at times. I'm sure they'll pop up with some advice.
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#98539 - 06/12/05 10:29 PM Re: Wiring Video
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Registered: 04/06/05
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Loc: Madisonville, KY
If you have a remote that's easy enoigh to operate and a tv that accepts more than one input, straight to the TV.

I use the upconversion from cable to receiver to component to plasma. I tested the direct connection and through the receiver is as good on my 3805.

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