I have the SR8001 coming to me in a few days and had a few questions.
#1) I thought I read somewhere that people noticed a drop in picture quality going through the SR8001 using the component inputs on the receiver and up through to the TV. Am I going to get the same PQ through the 8001 from say, my DVD player, that I would going right to the TV directly from the DVD player itself?
#2) I realize that the receiver has to be turned on to pass through the video signal if I do some video switching, but, if I just want to listen via the TV speakers and not through the whole home theatre system, can I turn down the volume on the SR8001 all the way, and just get the "passed through" sound at a normal level? or will turning down the SR8001's volume affect the audio signal sent to the TV?
#3) Similar to question #1). Any difference in PQ going out via HDMI to the TV from the SR8001? I have a high def satellite receiver and wonder if PQ will suffer if I don't go directly to the TV, but pass through the receiver first.
Thanks for the input. Much more stupid questions to come once I start to set this baby up next week.