Just bought a Pioneer 656 DVD audio player.

Discussion in 'Playback Devices' started by Jesse Sharrow, Feb 10, 2004.

  1. Jesse Sharrow

    Jesse Sharrow Supporting Actor

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    Just a 2 quick questions about it. Will I notice a quality difference with that, as compared to my 2 year old toshiba? Plus is it worth it to go to optical as compared to digital coaxial, like I am running it now?
     
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    Since you bought it,why don't you try it and see for yourself and tell us about it.
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    You wont get the full resolution of DVD audio via Digital Coax or optical. The hirez track is only transmitted via the 6ch outputs.

    FOr DVD audio/SACD, use the 6ch. For DD/DTS in movies, use the Digital Coax/Optical
     
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    I have the same player as you, and this is what I run.

    AR Master Optical cable 6'
    Black Rhodium Digital Coax 3'

    (6)AR Master Interconnects for the DVD-A 6'
    AR Master component 6'

    I am breaking in the Coax right now,
    I found that the AR optical sounded better than the Coax, but the coax is brand new and its not broken in yet.

    I have no complaints on the dvd player and the dvd-a feature is amazing!!!

    Everything is hooked into an HK AVR 630.

    There you go. Enjoy!
     
  5. Jesse Sharrow

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    Well cool sounds good. I know all about 6 channel audio. Im just curious if this is going to be a much better player than my Toshiba? I cant hook it up till valentines day.
     

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