Yea, my monitor doesn't have an audio out nor does it have a built in TV tuner. Also your assumption about my sub and the amp is right. What exactly did you mean by "setup is idle?"
I figured I wouldn't be able to receive HD sound on my 5.1 setup, but no matter.
P.S. Regarding your signature, they shouldn't be beaten, but mysteriously disappear from society.
sorry was typing late at night, i intended to write "ideal" not "idle"