Looking to get the SONOS Arc and Sub. I’m a little confused/concerned about hooking it up to my system. Currently I run the following into my Pioneer receiver:
Cox Cable Box
SONOS Port (to stream music into current home theatre speakers)
Blue Ray disc player
The receiver then controls the sounds that are sent into the speakers via wires.
As I understand it, setting up the ARC, I would connect the ARC to the HDMI (ARC) connector of the TV. My TV, Pioneer Viera VT30 has just one HDMI (ARC) connection. This requires that I connect the Cox Cable box directly to the TV, presumably to one of the other HDMI connections.
Would I then connect the Blue Ray player and the Apple TV directly to the TV? If this is the case, it seems that my receiver would become unnecessary.
Thank you for your time to review my questions.
Best answer by Airgetlam
Yes, all devices do indeed normally connect to the TV, which then sends whatever sound is being ‘watched’ back out via the ARC port to the Arc. And often, this makes an external amp, used for switching, redundant.