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PCM question

Discussion in 'Playback Devices' started by Camper, Apr 27, 2008.

  1. Camper

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    A little more help needed!

    How many ways are the lossless PCM soundracks on Blu-ray discs output from the players?

    HDMI only, or can the soundtracks be sent through Toslink & via 5.1 or 7.1 analog outputs??

    Thanks very much!!
     
  2. Michael Eriksen

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    Toslink will only have room for 2 channels of pcm. So if you want to send more than 2 channels pcm from the player use either the hmdi cable or the analog out.
     
  3. Camper

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    The analog out will do perfect.

    Thanks for the timely info!!!
     
  4. Michael Eriksen

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    Of course you need a player that is able to decode the formats and send as PCM, and a player that actually has the analog connections.
     
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    ^^^ As mentioned above you need to check the players specs. Some will do 5.1 analog, some 7.1, and some such as the Denon 2500 or PS3, none at all.
     
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    ^^^ Yes, I'm deciding between one with 5.1 or one with 7.1 analog output.

    I have been wondering if the difference is worth the price.
     

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