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post #661 of 668 Old 11-01-2016, 11:15 AM
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My denon can't be updated

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Can anyone tell me the difference in Vudu Dolby digital plus and Netflix dolby digital plus. Vudu sounds great on my Denon avr 591 but Netflix sounds bad.

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Can anyone tell me the difference in Vudu Dolby digital plus and Netflix dolby digital plus. Vudu sounds great on my Denon avr 591 but Netflix sounds bad.

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Vudu uses DD+ at a bit rate higher than dolby digital to provide extra channels/quality.

Netflix uses DD+ at a bit rate lower than dolby digital to preserve bandwidth at the same quality.
If you have a device that will convert DD+ into dolby digital (Apple TV, some TVs) then you could use that to playback netflix content and not have distortion.
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I use roku 3 connected directly to my avr

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Still happens on a Denon AVR-3310c

Having this problem with Netflix on my Denon AVR-3310ci - Happens with both a Roku 2 and a Xfinity X1. Anyone know if there was a fix for this model Denon?
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It's a damn shame I have to use Ps4 to watch Netflix instead on my roku because of Netflix's refusal to fix their Dolby Digital plus problem with Denon recievers.

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I have a Marantz AV7701 and the hiss is absolutely unacceptable on it. Just terrible. Firmware is up to date and it's doing it all the time. I'm never buying a Marantz product again. It's been like this for years and they just can't fix it? Really? Wish I could afford an Emotiva XMC-1 right now, I want to toss this thing out the window.

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Had no issues playing DD+ on Netflix with a Chromecast and Marantz SR5004 in my HT room.

Now having the issue of the odd voices sounding like it's underwater with DD+ on my Samsung 4K Ultra HD blu-ray player and a Pioneer VSX-919 receiver in my main living room. No big issue as I use the Netflix app via my OLED TV which is connected to the Pioneer via Optical so it does standard Dolby Digital 5.1 instead of using the DD+ that is output from my player.

Just weird it happens on one setup but not the other! Did look at updating the firmware on the Pioneer but I think it's too risky.
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