Connecting the external sound system
CAUTION: Before connecting an external
sound system, unplug power for the TV
and all connected components. Make sure
the external sound system is turned off.
Connect the external sound system to the TV:
For a digital connection, connect an optical
audio cable to the Audio Output Digital
(Optical) connector on the rear of the TV and
to the external sound system such as a digital
receiver or a surround sound system.
For an analog connection, connect an audio
cable to the Audio Out L and R connectors on
the rear of the TV and to the external sound
system such as an analog amplifier or stereo
Connect power to the TV; see "Connecting power
to the TV" on page 22.
Turn on the TV; see "Turning the TV On and Off"
on page 25.
Connect power to, and turn on, the external sound
Define the digital audio format by using the
Digital Audio option in the Audio menu on the
OSD; see "Choosing the digital audio output
mode" on page 71.
If you want, you can turn off the TV speakers by
using the Speakers option in the Audio menu on
the OSD; see "Using the Audio Menu" on
Connecting the TV to your home
The TV requires use of a router for connection to your
established home network (LAN).
A wired connection (Ethernet 802.3) uses an
Ethernet cable and connects through a router.
A wireless connection (Wi-Fi 802.11a/b/g/n)
must use the TV internal wireless antennas and
connect through a router.
For the best wireless performance,
HP recommends use of dual-band
Connect the TV to the router in your PC LAN by
connecting an Ethernet cable for a wired connection,
as described in this procedure. For a wireless
connection, the TV has internal wireless antennas that
are ready to use; no antenna or other connection is
A PC with LAN connection through a wired
router to the TV
B PC with LAN connection through a
wireless router to the TV
For more information about wireless network types, see
"Selecting a Good Location" on page 7.
Setting Up the TV