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  1. Help decoding what Audyssey graphs say

    Electronic Processing/Equalization Devices
    Can somebody tell me how to improve SQ?
  2. BluRay with Dolby/DTS decoding or PS3/4?

    Blu-ray | DVD | Disc Media Players
    Hello, I have an older Marantz Receiver that does not support the newest HD and Master Audio surround decoding. Previously I had used a PS3 to stream Netflix, Amazon, and play Blu-ray disks. The PS3 decoded the audio and sent it to the receiver via Linear PCM. Now I do not have a PS3 and my...
  3. Decoding question

    Audio Processing
    When it comes to audio formats such as DTS MA or Dolby True HD does both the Blu-ray player and the receiver/pre-amp need to be able to decode the format or just one of them. For example, would you be able to listen to the full HD audio with an older receiver or pre-amp that would decode DTS or...
  4. Sony PS3 and STR-DE945 Not Decoding Correctly

    System Setup and Connection
    Well, just moved into a smaller place and had to give up my 61" HD (non HDMI) rear projection TV. Had my PS3 hooked up to my trusty, does the job Sony STR-DE945 via optical cable for the past 4 years or so with no issues whatsoever decoding multi-channel DTS from either Blue Ray or DVD. The blue...
  5. Onkyo tx-sr706 not decoding properly

    Home Theater Receivers | Processors | Amps
    I noticed that my Onkyo does not properly decode movie sound track and always use the last setting used. Like tonight i was watching a blu-ray movie with master audio sound track but the onkyo was locked on thx cinema . Same thing last weekend it did not decoded the sound track and defaulted to...
  6. PS3 and Netflix sound decoding thru Opt out?

    Video Game Systems | Video Games
    Hi everyone, I just setup a PS3 120 Slim (refurb/open box) and noticed I only get 2.1ch audio or other pro-logic type decoding with Netflix streaming. :foottap: I have DD and DTS checked in the audio setup portion as well as all the PCM choices up to 192k. I'm using a Sherwood Newcastle...
  7. Onkyo 606 decoding TrueHD weak rear surround output

    System Setup and Connection
    Newbie here folks - Hi ! Just got a new Onkyo 606. It replaces and old Yamaha 5.1 setup and is using the same Polk fronts, Bose rears, whatever Center and Yamaha sub. It's connected to my Samsung BDP 1400 Blu Ray player and HDTV all via HDMI. Now, here's my problem: When playing a TrueHD...
  8. Where does the decoding happen? So confused :-(

    AV Home Theater
    I have a question that I'd appreciate some help with, but first I need to cover my setup(s) as background: Family Room Denon AVR-3802 7.1 - doesn't have TrueHD and HD-DTS decoding, 7.1 pre-outs Toshiba HD-A2 HD-DVD player DirecTV HR-700 HD DVR Home Theater Onkyo SR605 - has TrueHD and HD-DTS...
  9. PS3 -- 2.3 update allows for DTS-MA internal decoding

    Blu-ray | DVD | Disc Media Players
    Sony is releasing a software update(2.3) that will allow the PS3 to internally decode DTS-MA and pass it via HDMI as LPCM.(April 15th) Details here.
  10. Internal Decoding - Who Cares?

    Home Theater Receivers | Processors | Amps
    The title pretty much sums it up. Why do so many seem to make so much of a receivers ability to internally decode the new HD formats? Personally I don't care what decodes it as long as it is done and I trust my player for that otherwise I wouldn't have put money into it. Do people just want...
  11. Decoding power ratings

    Home Theater Receivers | Processors | Amps
    Gentlemen, I'm sure we all know not all power ratings are created equal! Or if they are all created equal, some of them much more than others! I've started a little study to work out some rough ball park numbers on how to decode the inflated numbers into more realistic ones. Obviously the...