I have a Yamaha 6130 reciever which has served me well for 2 years, but I have always wondered why it has 3 HDMI ports. What is the purpose of having HDMI ports on a reciever, since a reciever only transfers audio. I know that HDMI is designed to transfer video and audio, but isn't a reciever only outputting audio?
What difference would I get in running all HDMI over the toslink and RCA setup that I currently have?
I ask because I have been considering buying HDMI cables as an upgrade for my 5.1 setup thru monoprice