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post #21 of 32
Where does it say OPTICAL OUT? ur reciever? if it does then optical is out of the question
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Well, after your last edit, this issue is dead and buried. Not having a digital input kills the whole deal. Read my first post and there's the accurate info. A digital output is useless in this situation.
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It says optical out on the hifi
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Allright then thanks guys.
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The analogue signal will still have the 5 channels it will just need decoding
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From dolby labs
"just about any two-channel stereo CD, even vinyl or a laserdisc (remember those?), DPL II produces an utterly natural-sounding 5-channel surround experience that, in its precise directionality and spatial expansiveness, rivals that of Dolby Digital 5.1-channel discrete soundtracks!

DPL II, however, is an entirely different experience. DPL II delivers two full-range stereo surround channels, 20 Hz to 20 kHz, not a rolled-off mono channel “band-limited“ at 7,000 Hz (nothing above 7 kHz, and in my quarters, that ain't hi-fi). Moreover, DPL II naturally extracts all the ambience and directionality that already exists in the stereo recording."
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Originally Posted by frostbite
The analogue signal will still have the 5 channels it will just need decoding
Not true, if you want to discuss this PM me. No reason to drag this thread on. Btw, the key word there is "discrete".
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reading that lot just made think about when i was running dts off my pc..coupled with my projector and a 9"foot screen that gaming and movie Experience you just don't ever forget...god i miss them now...

real shame you can't hook it up,i should just buy an amp and hook the speakers off the hifi up with that and do it
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Well I'm not to sure about its decoding abilities but maybe some of the stuff I remember about it will help?

I remeber that its definitely designed to work with a tv as a home theatre system as well as stand alone hifi.

The front has some important lookin info that might help??

Stereo Integrated Amplifier

Super T-BASS BBE System

DSP Surround - Digital Signal Processor (written next to DSP button)

It has a sysnthesizer and Tuner

It has buttons corresponding to the ports on the back.

I'll try and dig up the manual tomorrow, maybe that might help but my mum is indifferent to manuals she sees almost all paper as 'clutter'.

//Xeijin
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Originally Posted by Xeijin
Well I'm not to sure about its decoding abilities but maybe some of the stuff I remember about it will help?

I remeber that its definitely designed to work with a tv as a home theatre system as well as stand alone hifi.

The front has some important lookin info that might help??

Stereo Integrated Amplifier

Super T-BASS BBE System

DSP Surround - Digital Signal Processor (written next to DSP button)

It has a sysnthesizer and Tuner

It has buttons corresponding to the ports on the back.

I'll try and dig up the manual tomorrow, maybe that might help but my mum is indifferent to manuals she sees almost all paper as 'clutter'.

//Xeijin
Dont confuse urself as it is, dotn worry about the discrete decoding what sccr and frost said, the main thing is to hook that receiver with ur pc. no matter what it would produce a 5.1 surround like sounds. if u do decide to use analog make sure on ur speakers settings is set to normal settings not 5.1 surround. since ur are using analog its still considered as 2 stereo speakers. hence left and right connection ( red and black )
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