If you are building the ultimate entertainment setup, you may wonder how to connect a Blu-Ray to a TV. The best TVs, after all, integrate well with modern Blu-Ray players. So why use a Blu-Ray player and how to connect it to your television? Keep reading to find out.
The primary reason to use a Blu-Ray player over a DVD player or even cable is the increased definition. Blu-Ray discs are known for being particularly high definition, making for a better viewing experience. This comes in handy if you just learned how to connect a TV to a receiver and are looking for something gorgeous to watch.
The steps here will be extremely familiar if you’ve already learned how to connect a DVD player to a TV.
Be sure to have plenty of extra cables on hand if you are planning to also connect an audio system of some kind.
How to connect a Blu-ray player to a TV and audio system?
You may need an additional optical cable, along with an audio cable, to connect your Blu-Ray disc player to both a TV and audio system. Have plenty of cables on-hand, including a digital coaxial cable, component video cable, RCA cable, and any other type of cable that may be useful.
Why use a Blu-Ray player?
Most movies and TV shows release on Blu-Ray, with increased video resolution and a bevy of extras.
Which is better, Blu-Ray or DVD?
This depends on your needs. DVDs are definitely cheaper, that is for sure, though Blu-Rays offer better visuals and audio.
STAT: The first Blu-Ray consumer device arrived in stores on April 10, 2003: the Sony BDZ-S77, a US$3,800 BD-RE recorder that was made available only in Japan. (source)