Onkyo 898 and DTS ??????

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  1. Steve_W

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    I have read that some people have had problems with the Dolby Digital track on Pearl Harbor. I just got my 898 and have been trying to play the DTS track on Saving Private Ryan.

    No matter what I try, there is NO SOUND on Saving Private Ryan in DTS mode. It is the same thing with Twister, a DTS disc, I cant get it to play in DTS mode. And lastly, Pearl Harbor does not work in DTS mode, and in Dolby Digital 5.1 I am getting audio dropouts.

    What is the problem with this reciever? Is it possible I have it setup wrong for DTS?? And what about the DD 5.1 dropouts in Pearl Harbor..any solutions??

    Thanks,

    Steve
     
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  3. Shawn Fogg

    Shawn Fogg Stunt Coordinator

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    Steve,

    Is DTS out enabled in your DVD players setup? Also I'm assuming your DVD player is capable of outputting DTS (most likely it is but the early ones couldn't.)

    Shawn
     
  4. Steve_W

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    Shawn,

    Yes DTS is enabled as far as I can tell. I go into the Setup menu, select the optical input that my DVD is attached to (OPT1) , and put the setting to either All or even DTS, and despite that I get no DTS audio output.

    It seems like I have tried all combinations of settings possible and still get no DTS output on any DTS discs.

    Anyone with specific knowledge of the 898 please help!

    Thanks,

    Steve
     
  5. Seth T

    Seth T Stunt Coordinator

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    Steve-

    No...go into the setup menu of your -DVD- player. There should be an option to enable DTS output. Unless your DVD player is outputing a DTS stream, it doesn't matter what inputs you assign your 898 to use. My Pioneer 525 defaulted to having it turned off, and I got no sound in DTS mode, but Dolby Digital worked fine.

    Hope this helps!

    -Seth
     
  6. Paul_Psutka

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    Steve, you need to go into the setup menu for your DVD player. There should be an option for DTS output. It may be set to off or PCM. You need to select DTS ON or Bistream.

    The factory default for most DVD players is for the DTS to be off, so that you won't accidently damage your receiver/speakers with a loud digital noise burst, if you have a receiver that doesn't decode DTS.
     
  7. Steve_W

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    Thanks alot guys for your replies I will check my DVD player for the DTS output...

    Looking forward to Pearl Harbor tonight in some DTS can't wait!!

    Steve
     
  8. Gerard Martin

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    Steve
    Go to the set up portion on the
    DVD disc then audio options click on
    the red DTS in the upper left hand
    corner and DTS will come out loud and
    clear.
     

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