Ok, I am trying to set up the cables for my home theater system, and am debating which types of cable to buy. I am trying to decide how to hook up a VCR, TV, and Receiver. Option 1 is to have the audio from the VCR go directly to the receiver, and the video directly to the TV. If I wanted to hear amplified sound from TV programs, I would use the VCR as a tuner. Option 2 is to route both the audio and video to the receiver, then just the video to the television. Again, the VCR would be used as the tuner here. Option 3 is to send the both the audio and video to the TV, then use the TV's audio outputs back to the receiver. Both TV sound and VCR sound would be routed through the TV before going to the receiver. Both the TV and the VCR could act as tuners. I would like to lean towards option 3, except I am leery of the VCR's sound being sent through the TV first. Should I even worry about quality loss? Will the potential for any sound effects capabilities from the VCR be lost if it goes through the TV first?