What Types of Connections Do Blu-ray and HD-DVD Players Have?

About.com's question of the week is here again! This week they answer what type of connections Blu-ray and HD-DVD players have. Always good to know if your TV and receiver inputs will match with your DVD player's outputs.

From the article: 

1.An HDMI output, which is used to transfer both high definition video and digital audio to a Television or AV receiver that is equipped with an HDMI or DVI-HDCP input via an adapter.

2. A set of 5.1 channel analog outputs that transfers a decoded surround sound signal to AV receivers that have 5.1 direct analog inputs.