S-Video outlets on the receiver

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  1. Justin.S

    Justin.S Auditioning

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    Hello there,

    I was looking at buying the Sony DDW750 system, but noticed that there AREN'T any S-Video input/output outlets on the receiver.

    So....

    What's the difference if:

    1) Your S-Video goes from the DVD player -> receiver ->TV

    and

    2) Your S-Video goes from the DVD player -> TV?


    THanks,
    Justin
     
  2. Michael Reuben

    Michael Reuben Studio Mogul

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    The difference is that when you have more components to connect via S-video than your TV has S-video inputs, you'll need a separate switcher. Until that happens, you're fine.

    M.
     
  3. Ted Lee

    Ted Lee Lead Actor

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    also, as far as picture quality goes, i doubt you'll notice a difference either way.

    your best bet is to simply test and see for yourself.
     
  4. John Garcia

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    If you only have the one S-video connection, go straight to the TV. Component video, if both your DVD and TV have this connection type, is an even better choice.
     
  5. Tim K

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    the purpose of being able to run video through your receiver is two-fold. 1) as mentioned if you have more s-video outputs than your TV has inputs. 2) if you don't want to have to switch your TV from input to input. By allowing a receiver to do the switching, when you switch your receiver from DVD to TV the receiver switches the audio and video output. It just saves you from pressing more buttons.
     

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