Strange Pioneer VSX-920-K and XBox 360 Problem - AVS Forum
Forum Jump: 
 
Thread Tools
post #1 of 2 Old 09-03-2010, 12:35 PM - Thread Starter
Newbie
 
jdub2027's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2010
Posts: 2
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Liked: 10
I have my XBox 360 hooked up to my Pioneer VSX-920-K receiver via HDMI, and my receiver hooked up to my TV via HDMI.

When I set my XBox audio output to Digital Stereo, there is a strange issue where the first second or so of audio does not play. The best way to describe it would be a crappy voice activated recorder that clips off the first part of whatever you say. So if I move through the menus, I don't hear the first sound effect, but I hear subsequent ones as long as they are closely spaced. If I stop and wait a second, then move through again, the first sound again doesn't play. It's as if the audio processor goes to sleep every time sound stops, and takes a second to wake up.

This doesn't happen when setting the output to Dolby Digital, so normally I wouldn't care. However, the XBox seems to like to use regular stereo for some videos, even with Dolby Digital selected, and I see the same issue when it does.

If I hook the XBox straight to the TV via HDMI, the problem does not exist.

Any one else experience this?

Thanks.
jdub2027 is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
post #2 of 2 Old 09-03-2010, 04:57 PM
Member
 
Dave3000's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2010
Posts: 56
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Liked: 10
I use to have a Pioneer VSX-519 for a few days and then returned it. I returned it to the store because of the same problem you're having plus it had a quiet pop sound a few seconds after the click if the clicks were spaced out long enough. I know a person that owns a VSX-1120 and he doesn't have that problem. I also used to have a Sony home theater in a box system for a few days and I would get that problem when running the Xbox 360 in stereo mode but without the pop sound, but it didn't happen in dolby digital mode. I returned that one for a different reason though.
Dave3000 is offline  
Reply Receivers, Amps, and Processors

User Tag List

Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page


Forum Jump: 

Posting Rules  
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off