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Digital cable setup question

Discussion in 'Playback Devices' started by Erik.Ha, Oct 26, 2004.

  1. Erik.Ha

    Erik.Ha Well-Known Member

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    I have the new Comcast DVR cable box. I am using an S video and a digital coax audio cable out to a Denon 3803 receiver.

    What setting should the Denon be on? My choices seem to be Dolby PLII, Neo 6 Cinema, and SOMETIMES it says Dolby Digital or something to that effect (although, I dont know why it switches.)

    I was hoping for digital surround. Do I just have to wait until something on HBO that I KNOW broadcasts in digital?

    Any help is appreciated.
     
  2. Stephen Tu

    Stephen Tu Well-Known Member

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    Dolby Digital is only available on certain broadcasts. This includes movie channels and HDTV channels, but many will be 2.0 rather than 5.1. Your Denon should auto-detect this.

    Otherwise I would just leave it on PLII.
     

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