Dolby Digital 5.1

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  1. Antonio<>M

    Antonio<>M Auditioning

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    I have an older model of Sony's 5-disc DVD changer (1997) and I've been having problems playing DVD's with Dolby Digital 5.1 specs (no sound). Is it because the DVD doesn't have a decoder or is it just the way I set it up? Or is it time for me to look for a new DVD player?

    Thanks
     
  2. Jack Briggs

    Jack Briggs Executive Producer

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    If the player can pass a DD 5.1 signal (and I think it can) and the receiver can decode it, that's all you need. How do you have the player connected? You need to have it connected with either a coaxial or optical cable to the receiver's digital input.

    Check on the back of the player and see if there is either a coax or optical output (or both).
     
  3. BrentPollard

    BrentPollard Second Unit

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    Since DD 5.1 was adopted as industry standard for DVD playback your machine must be able to decode it. [​IMG]
     
  4. Lew Crippen

    Lew Crippen Executive Producer

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    What receiver do you have and how are you set up?
     

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