Digital audio input to Bose Home Theater. Should I connect from DISH DVR or DVD player - or combine?

Both the DVD/VCR player and the DISH satelite DVR have Digital audio outputs. Which shoild I conect to the Bose Home Theater or is it a matter of which we watch the most of? The DVD/VCR has a coax style hookup, the DISH DVR has the optical style.

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  • TV guy
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    1 decade ago
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    I don't think that there as many TV programs with 5.1 Dolby Surround, but now all DVDs have surround.

    If you have only one connection, connect the DVD. You can always connect the stereo out from the Dish and use virtual surround

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  • 1 decade ago

    i think he bose has coax digital inputs, i would use the fiber cable for the dvd and the digital coax from the sta box...there will nto be much of a difference though

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  • 1 decade ago

    If the bose has both an optical and a coaxial input for digital, it should be able to use both simultaneously.

    If it only has one or the other, then I guess its made your decision for you!

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