i have apple tv do i need a optical cable aswell as the hdmi cable to play dolby digital and dts content through a AV receiver

Apple HDMI-to-HDMI Cable 1.8m

Apple HDMI-to-HDMI Cable 1.8m

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  • Most likely yes, although this depends on your receiver. The Apple HDMI cable has audio pass through, meaning that whether it is Dolby, DTS, or PCM audio streams, those streams will be carried on the HDMI cable. If your received can receive audio on HDMI interfaces, you should be all set.