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#1 of 4 OFFLINE   Pat Underwood

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Posted May 01 2003 - 08:15 AM

I have a question for you guys, I'm planing on purchasing the new denon 2900 and was wondering if I should use my denon 3300 recievers onboard DD & DTS decoding or should I let the 2900's processor do the work. My thinking is that the newer DAC's would be better but I don't really know.

Hope this wasn't too dumb a question

#2 of 4 OFFLINE   Mike Veroukis

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Posted May 01 2003 - 08:51 AM

Are you planning on listening to DVD-Audio or SACD? In which case you pretty much have to use the "external decoder" option on the receiver. Just make sure you use high-quality cables and it should be alright.

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#3 of 4 OFFLINE   Lewis Besze

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Posted May 01 2003 - 09:03 AM

I would use the receiver's.
But comparison can't hurt.

#4 of 4 OFFLINE   Kevin C Brown

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Posted May 01 2003 - 01:54 PM

Use the receiver for DD/DTS, and use the player for SACD/DVD-A. The receiver should have more options for BM, time alignement, extra DSP, etc.
If it's not worth waiting until the last minute to do, then it's not worth doing.

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