MISSION - Simplest yet best looking and sounding setup with all the given parts. CURRENT PARTS TV - Old Hitachi with no Composites, only RF VCR - Zenith something or other(only used as an RF Modulator Receiver - Sony STR-DE598 http://images.amazon.com/images/G/01...STRDE598-2.jpg is a good rear pic so you can follow the inputs DVD Player - Pioneer 578A used for watching DVDs and listening to SACD and DVD-A's Record Player/Tape deck - Fisher something or other CURRENT SETUP TV to VCR - RF VCR to Receiver - Composite(to Video 1) Receiver to DVD - Optical(to SACD IN and 5.1 analog to Multi Ch In for SACDs) (are both necessary or is only 5.1 analog fine for both watching movies and listening to music?) Receiver to Record/Tape Player - Red and White cables(Aux port to MD/Tape) VERY SOON PARTS HDTV - 30" Widescreen Zenith HD Ready RF In 1 (NTSC) Dolby® Digital Out 1 Optical Hi-Res Component Video In (Y, PB, PR) 2 Rear (480i/480p/1080i) S-Video In 1 Side A/V In 1 Side, 2 Rear A/V Out 1 Rear (NTSC Only) Cox Digital Cable HD Box DVD - same Pioneer Receiver - same Sony Record Player - same Fisher PS2 - for gaming I really want the best setup for this with 5.1 sound from everything including the PS2 since I have games that support it. I want to use the best Cable Setup possible with Component and Optical/Digital Coax for whatever needs it. The receiver has no HDMI or DVI or anything like that, the best it supplies is Component and the Optical/Digital Coax ports viewable in the picture.