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I have an old 1970s Pioneer Reciever that is in perfect shape and produces amazing sound. Since it doesn't have any digital inputs I purchased a digital to analog converter that runs from my PS3 through an optical digital cable then to R/W RCA to the reciever. When watching a movie through DTS MA HD the low bass ends are extremely crackly. I had it switched to Linear PCM output because I figured my reciever wouldn't be able to decode the DTS. But then I switched it to Bitstream (mix) and it worked. Low bass ends and all.
So am I getting the best out of my sound or no?
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You say you switched IT to bitstream and it worked.

WHAT did you switch to bitstream?

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Looks like you are getting the best possible result. with that setup. All you'll ever get is stereo. Bitstream (mix) will be a high bitrate lossy encode. Excellent quality. You can try outputting stereo PCM from the dts-MA track, which might be slightly higher quality.
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You say you switched IT to bitstream and it worked.

WHAT did you switch to bitstream?

More details are needed to make this comprehensible.
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IT would be the audio output coming out of the PS3 through a optical digital cable converted to R/W RCA cables into my receiver. Sorry I didn't make this clear. Hope this will specify...
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