Run the h.d.m.i. to t.v. set then a optical audio from blue ray to amp ,. Also I own the new blue ray player please take note Blockbuster is now renting movies at selected stores + when you set up player go to the set up menue and there you will find 480,720, 1080I or p and select auto other wise picture will go on and off Also you must use a h.d.m.i. cable from player to t.v. to get a 1080P picture another point is the difference between 1080I and p is very slight you will not notice a difference unless you have a large screen size satewee
I've been considering buying a Blu-Ray player as of late but the use of the HDMI cable confuses me. From what I understand about the HDMI cable is that it carries both video and audio signals through a single cable.
My problem is that I want to sync my surround sound system with my HDTV but if I plug the HDMI cable to the back of the TV how am I supposed to get the audio to hook up with my sound system? Wouldn't the sound come out through the TV's speakers instead?