Originally Posted by TroyM
Yes, the DGx20 series are affected by the DVI issue. The AVR will not play sound if the connected TV is not HDMI capable. It makes no sense to me but that is the choice that Sony has made.
After reading the manual, I found some other "nuggets" tucked away here and there that anyone considering this receiver should know:
Super Audio CD output only to Multi Channel Input or SA-CD/CD Input; Not Over HDMI (WOW! that's a big one, Sony (co-developer of the SA-CD format) will not allow this receiver to accept DSD over HDMI from my Oppo DVD player that can output it (oh well, I'll have to set the SA-CD from the Oppo to PCM instead).
Digital audio to speakers: Dolby, DTS & Linear PCM
8 channel multi Linear PCM of 192 kHz or less
Audio signals are not output when the image is converted
Audio and Video is not output while the menu is displayed
DSD signals of Super Audio CD are not input or output
HDMI output converted up to 1080p
Component Video Monitor Out doesn’t work while HDMI Out in use
I like the component renaming. It's a little thing, but something I really like.
Here is my current setup plan now that I've read the manual: