New components / old AV receiver setup - AVS Forum
Forum Jump: 
 
Thread Tools
post #1 of 2 Old 08-16-2010, 07:37 AM - Thread Starter
Newbie
 
xuesheng's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2010
Posts: 2
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Liked: 10
I have a Polk RMDS-1 Mk2 home theater setup. It has analog, coax, and optical dig connections - no HDMI. I am finally giving up the Mitsubishi 41" monster that has served me well for ~ 15 years and investing in a Panasonic TC-P54 G-25 and (probably) an Oppo BDP-83. I have a Motorola HD DVR QIP 7216-1 for Verizon FIOS. My question is about how to best integrate the Polk system vs biting the bullet and investing in a 21st century A/V receiver as well.

Will I get decent results by running the Oppo and Motorola into the Panny using HDMI and then dig out from the Panny to the Polk using dig out?

An alternative is Oppo --> Panny HDMI for video / Oppo --> Polk analog for audio (BTW, the Polk is 5.1, no 7.1). And Motorola --> Panny HDMI / Panny --> Polk, coax or optical cable.

If it makes a difference, I'll be using the Oppo for Blu Ray, DVD, and audio CD.

Or should I buy a new receiver with HDMI capabilities?

Any help would be greatly appreciated.
xuesheng is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
post #2 of 2 Old 08-16-2010, 08:20 AM
AVS Special Member
 
JChin's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2008
Location: Mesquite Tx
Posts: 8,507
Mentioned: 1 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 78 Post(s)
Liked: 128
Hi xuesheng, connect both source to Tv via HDMI and connect both source audio direct to receiver.

Oppo > HDMI > Panny
Oppo audio > Optical or Coax > Polk

Motorola > HDMI > Panny
Motorola audio > Optical or Coax > Polk
JChin is offline  
Reply Audio theory, Setup and Chat

User Tag List

Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page


Forum Jump: 

Posting Rules  
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off