Originally Posted by GuidingGod
Hey, forgive the seemingly silly question...
I'm using MPC-HC x64 1.7.7 on default settings with my Yamaha AVR + HDTV. Bitstreaming works great for DTS/DD/HD formats.
My question is what happens when I play normal low res mp3's or higher res Flac files via MPC? On default settings, does mpc decode these files instead of AVR or are they also being passed thru to AVR for decode? I only see 'PCM in the AVR display when playing these
PCM is what it is supposed to say for those files. What were you expecting it to say? PCM is basically two channel stereo.
Living room theater set-up:
AVR: Pioneer VSX-1124-K.
Speakers/Sub: (4) NHT Classic Two and an NHT TwoC center + PSA-XV15 subwoofer.
HTPC: z97 mobo, 16GB mem, i5-4440, SSD+HD, LG BD drive, Win 8.1 pro w/WMC + MB3.
Content sources: OTA Winegard HD7698P, Amazon Fire TV Stick, Netflix etc.
HDTV: Sharp LC-60SQ15U (ehhh).