Apple TV as HD AV Receiver with Analog Audio Output

• Problem: Audio output is only digital or via HDMI.
• Solution: $20 optical to analog audio converter with cable

• Problem: Default year is 1969. Cannot set time manually - requires network connection. Cannot authenticate via secured network due to certificate date range
• Solution: Connect to an wireless or wired networked without a proxy to set time automatically

• Problem: HDMI output is set to 16:9 letterbox on a 4:3 projector
• Solution: ???