Do I Need an HDMI Cable to Connect a DVD Player to a New LCD Television?

If both the DVD player and LCD television have HDMI ports, an HDMI cable can be used to connect the two. HDMI ports are generally located on the front, back or side of DVD players and LCD TVs.

HDMI, or high-definition multimedia interface, is a common high-definition format supported by most modern electronics. Unlike comparable HD formats, HDMI requires only a single cable for both audio and video. Another advantage of HDMI over other HD formats is the near-universal support of HDMI; the same HDMI cable used to connect a DVD player to an LCD television can be used with any other device that supports HDMI.