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 18.
Turn on the TV; see "Turning the TV On and Off"
on page 19.
Connect power to, and turn on, the external sound
Define the digital audio format in the onscreen
display Audio menu Digital Audio option; see
"Choosing the digital audio output mode" on
If desired, you can turn off the TV speakers by
using the onscreen display Audio menu Speakers
option; see "Using the Audio Menu" on page 31.
HP HDTV User's Guide
Connecting power to the TV
Connect the AC power cord to the connector on
the rear of the TV.
Connect the AC power cord into the AC power
Insert the cable clamp from the box into the
square hole on the rear of the TV.
Route the cables through the cable clamp.