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What Receiver Settings do You Use for Music CDs?

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I went with a 5.1 system for High Definition TV watching as well as DVD watching.
The music concerts are esp. good in DTS or 5.1 Dolby.

But what do you listen to your old (or new) music CD's in?

I just used 2 speaker mode at first at that is likely what they were first designed for, but my receiver (H-K) has so many options.

Which settings give good results? Or do many of them just channel the same stuff through the fronts, centers, rears, etc?
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I usually listen in Pure Direct mode. I only have one CD that is recorded in 5.1 and there are only three tracks on it so, I have very little interest in listening to CD's in any format other than Stereo or Stereo plus Sub. I have tried 5 channel stereo and it's ok but I really prefer 2 channel.
Also depends on which system I'm listening to. Little system 2.1, big system 2.0 :bigsmile:
Well said, the only correct mode to use when listening to music is,.... the one that YOU like best.
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