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I'm trying to bitstream all my audio from MPC-HC and Reclock + Wasapi over HDMI to my receiver. Should I choose full-range speakers in the Windows 7 audio config or not? I don't want Windows messing with the audio and I can't tell which option is the right one for no interference.
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"Full range" means "send all audio on this channel unchanged".

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"Full range" means "send all audio on this channel unchanged".

So if it is being bitstreamed I would assume the signal is being sent unchanged no matter what the setting is in the sound device setup.

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So if it is being bitstreamed I would assume the signal is being sent unchanged no matter what the setting is in the sound device setup.

Generally, you're correct: The "full-range" vs "satellite" setting is for analog
output. Now, you'll have to make that choice at your receiver (or whatever
decodes your bitstream'd audio.)
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Generally, you're correct: The "full-range" vs "satellite" setting is for analog
output. Now, you'll have to make that choice at your receiver (or whatever
decodes your bitstream'd audio.)


Yeah but this is in the windows config settings for my HDMI connection? Not analog
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Yeah but this is in the windows config settings for my HDMI connection? Not analog

I'd leave them all full-range so that your receiver is the only component handling the bass management duties.
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