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How to connect new Blu-ray to-TV,VCR,Cable,SurSoundwDVD

by jrhill / January 3, 2010 9:47 AM PST

I currently have a cable box with my TV, VCR, Surround Sound Receiver and multi-DVD player hooked up together and working. How do I connect my Blu-ray into that? It has internet capabilities, Netflix etc...Where does it fit in?

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I think the easiest would be...
by ahtoi / January 4, 2010 12:20 AM PST

connect the BD directly to the TV with a hdmi cable and optic or coax audio from the TV to the receiver (if they are compatible).

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How to connect new blu-ray to existing system
by jrhill / January 4, 2010 3:10 PM PST

My new blu-ray needs to somehow fit into my current system: Cable box, VCR, Surround Sound Receiver and seperate multi DVD Player and older TV (temporary) that is not HD-TV or Flat screen. In back it has a S-Video port and an audio in and out(a pair of red and white ports).

I know I am not going to get the full benefits of a bluray player unless I have an hdmi cable and a HD-TV, but for now it will download Netflix so I want to hook it up.
So should I connect my blu-ray to the TV using S-Video cables... or what?
thank you in advance

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Then set it aside (temporary), or...
by ahtoi / January 4, 2010 5:07 PM PST

return it to the store if that's still possible. BD player is of no use if you don't have a HDTV (1080p preferred).

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