The Blu-ray player is connected to the the TV with an HDMI cable...I think. i would just be happy to have RCA audio out from the Blu-ray player to the Sony. It may be that the new Blu-ray player doesn't have RCA audio out. Newer equipment has gotten away from S-video and RCA out in favor of component video, optical out, and HDMI. Maybe next week i will take it all apart and investigate. We are going to beautiful Lake Tiak O'Khata in Louisville, MS for the week. I know they make some sort of converter to make HDMI connect to coaxial cable, but I don't know if they make a converter for the audio...we'll see.