Denon 3803 and probably newer models too-- "AMFD" setting what is the purpose?

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  1. TonyD

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    ok so i have the denon 3803 and it has a afdm setting, my guess is this is an auto flag detection mode.
    the book has no reference that i can find to what this does or is for.
    just one drawing of how to turn it on.
    it appears to turn the rear center ss channel on for every dvd.

    but if you set it to auto detect it will do that anyway for anything properly flagged.

    for dvd's like Sith and some newer
    star trek dvds you have to manually
    turn on the rear center channel.

    so i ask, what is afdm for?
     
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    It is for auto flag detection mode.

    If a DVD has improper flags, then you would want to turn AFDM off and manually select the signal type.
     
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    thats what i thought too brian.
    but the denon also has another auto mode that detects the es/ex mode accessable from another menu.
    this detects anything properly flagged already.

    so this afdm seems redundant unless you want it to just turn all dvds into a matrix es/ex dvd.
     

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