Audio and video connections
Basic setup example
To your cable TV
service or TV antenna
RF cable (not included)
TV (not included)
Refer to the operating instructions for the
TV, cable or satellite STB, or VCR for the
settings necessary to output its audio
from the AUDIO OUT terminal to your
home theater system.
≥ [PT670] (not included)
Please use High Speed HDMI
Cables that have the HDMI logo
(as shown on the cover).
≥ Non-HDMI-compliant cables
cannot be utilized.
≥ It is recommended that you use
Panasonic's HDMI cable.
Recommended part number:
RP-CDHG15 (1.5 m/4.9 ft),
RP-CDHG30 (3.0 m/9.8 ft),
RP-CDHG50 (5.0 m/16.4 ft), etc.
Video cables (not included)
All Panasonic TVs that
have 480p input
compatible. Consult the
manufacturer if you have
another brand of TV.
TV or external
≥ Do not bend sharply when
≥ Do not make the video connections through the VCR.
Due to copy guard protection, the picture may not be displayed properly.
≥ Only one video connection is required. Choose one of the video connections above depending on your TV.
≥ If you have various sound sources (such as Blu-ray player, DVD recorder, VCR, etc.), connect them to the available inputs on the TV and the TV
output should then be connected to the AUX or OPTICAL IN terminal of the main unit.
HDMI cables except the supplied one.]
Optical digital audio cable
Set top box (STB) or VCR
Audio cable (not included)
included) Do not use any other
Main unit terminal
This connection provides the best picture quality.
≥ Set "VIDEO PRIORITY" to "ON" (
≥ Set "VIDEO FORMAT" in Menu 4 (HDMI) (
VIERA Link "HDAVI Control"
If your Panasonic TV is VIERA Link compatible, you
can operate your TV synchronizing with home theater
operations or vice versa (
≥ Make the audio connection by connecting to the
AUX terminal when you use VIERA Link "HDAVI
This connection provides a much purer picture than
the VIDEO OUT terminal.
≥ After making this connection, select "DARKER" from
the "BLACK LEVEL" in the VIDEO menu (
To enjoy progressive video
≥ Connect to a progressive output compatible TV.
– Set "VIDEO OUT (I/P)" in VIDEO menu to
"PROGRESSIVE" and then follow the instructions
on the menu screen (
≥ Connect to terminals
of the same color.
Main unit terminal
This is the preferred connection for best sound and
true surround sound.
This unit can decode the surround signals received
from your TV, cable or satellite STB. Refer to the
operating instructions for the TV, cable or satellite STB
for the settings necessary to output its audio from the
digital audio output to your home theater system. Only
Dolby Digital and PCM can be played with this
≥ After making this connection, make settings to suit
the type of audio from your digital equipment (
You can enjoy the audio from your
TV, cable or satellite STB, or your
VCR through this home theater
system by connecting to the AUX
Select "AUX" as the source (
24, Using the VIERA
29, HDMI menu).