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Chromecast Setup with Smart TV and AV Receiver
« on: January 03, 2014, 05:03:58 PM »
Onkyo TX-NR717 SETUP w/Chromecast

After some experimentation, here is a Chromecast setup  for my A/V system which works reasonably well and may provide some guidance to others with similar components:

A/V Components:

   Panasonic VIERA TC-P65GT50 65-Inch 1080p 600 Hz Full HD 3D Plasma TV 
   Onkyo TX-NR717 7.2-Channel Home Theater A/V Receiver 
            [w/Outlaw amps & Magnepan speakers]
   FiiO D3 (D03K) Digital to Analog Audio Converter w/Optical Toslink
   Stereo TV Transmitter/Bluetooth Dongle
   GOgroove AirBand Bluetooth Stereo Headphone
   Sony MDR-1RBT Premium Bluetooth Over The Head Headphone
   Cisco Explorer 8640HDC (cable box)

 :-*Computer/Network Components:
      WD N900 Router
      Synology Distation 2
      iPad-mini (2)
      MacBook Air (w/Mavericks)
      Samsung N20 (w/Windows 7)

Onkyo TX-NR717 Connections:
                                                                                            Onkyo Remote iPad App
Onkyo   I/O               <::>   Device                                     Name           (Input )
HDMI  -  Main           <::>   Plasma (HDMI2)                     Cable            CBL/SAT (Video 1)          
HDMI  -  BD/DVD     <::>   DVD (HDMI)                             BD/DVD        (BD/DVD)

HDMI  -  STB/DVR   <::>   Chromecast                             HDTV/Cast   (Video 2)
USB       [rear]           <::>   Chromecast (USB)

L/R     -  STB/DVR    <::>   FiiO  <::>  Panasonic TV   (Optical Audio Out)  

HDMI  -  PC   <::>   Logitech BT Audio Receiver               iPad/PC        (Video 6)

           Activity                                            Source                          Onkyo Input Name
   1.   Chromecasting audio/video        iPad/PC                          HDTV/Cast
   2.   Stream audio/video                      Panasonic TV                 HDTV/Cast
   3.   Stream BT audio                           iPad/PC                          iPad/PC
   4.   Cable audio/video                        cable box                        Cable

  Headphone Listening  (Zones 2 & 3)                                      Zone Input
   1.   Cable programming                   cable box                         Cable
   2.   Chromecasts                               Chromecast                     HDTV/Cast
   3.   Smart TV apps                            Panasonic TV [Internet]   HDTV/Cast
   4.   BT audio streaming                    iPad/PC                            iPad/PC  


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Re: Chromecast Setup with Smart TV and AV Receiver
« Reply #1 on: January 04, 2014, 11:48:33 AM »
Nice, comprehensive overview!  Thanks for sharing!

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