See all announcements. Smilies are On. Another reason for thinking in a sound bar is the wireless subwoofer. The receiver is connected to speakers in other rooms of the house. Using Soundbar plus reciever.
But who said it's a lost cause?
Help with connecting sound bar to receiver?
Subwoofer Output. The receiver will, of course, need a digital optical out port. PMA is offline. Also, here is an article on the general workings of a Home Theater System: CNET Forums.