What is the best way to connect these items together?

dvd-dave

Standard Member
Hi,

Can someone please advise me on how best to connect these items together.

Samsung UE55D8000 3D Smart TV
Sony BDP-S570 3D Blu-ray Player
Onkyo TX-SR806 Amp
Virgin Media V+ Cable Box

Thanks in advance for any replies.
Dave
 

davepuma

Distinguished Member
Use HDMI to connect v+ and bluray player to av receiver. Then run another HDMI from the receiver to the tv. Make sure you configure both for HDMI audio and in the case of the bluray player, set to bitstream and turn secondary audio/bd mix to off and HDMI to auto.
 

davepuma

Distinguished Member
However if your receiver isn't 3d compatible you would need to connect the bluray player direct to the tv and use a digital audio cable (more than likely optical/toslink) for audio to the receiver. Ideally you need all equipment to be HDMI v1.4. Some v1.3 receivers can pass 3d but it's a lottery if it does or not. Obviously you will miss out on hd audio this way as optical lacks the bandwidth but you will still get the core audio track.
 

dvd-dave

Standard Member
Thanks for the reply. I believe that the HDMI on Onkyo TX-SR806 is 1.3a repeater.
 

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