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Forum: Blu-ray Players   07-24-2013, 03:52 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 34,127
Posted By alanwescoat
@ techblogpool: Thank you for the answers. I...

@ techblogpool: Thank you for the answers. I still wonder if it plays VCD. My Denon DVD-1920 does, which likewise was marketed as a "universal" player.
Forum: Blu-ray Players   07-20-2013, 08:23 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 34,127
Posted By alanwescoat
Hi. I have a few simple questions about this...

Hi. I have a few simple questions about this player.

1. Does it come in silver? All of my other Denon components are silver.
2. Does it play VCD?
3. Does full surround DSD stream over the HDMI...
Forum: Surround Music Formats   12-23-2010, 05:15 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,375
Posted By alanwescoat
Thanks to those who have responded so far. I see...

Thanks to those who have responded so far. I see now that HD multi-channel audio is very slowly picking up steam. Now that I have choices, I see that my wallet is dead, and the prices are a bit high...
Forum: Surround Music Formats   12-23-2010, 08:11 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,375
Posted By alanwescoat
Quote:Originally Posted by mbyrnes...

Quote:Originally Posted by mbyrnes http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/19696330)

I don't see your problem with Blu-Ray being an A/V experience. I...
Forum: Surround Music Formats   12-23-2010, 06:05 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,375
Posted By alanwescoat
We have three formats for HD multichannel audio,...

We have three formats for HD multichannel audio, and yet there's nothing but a trickle coming out. It's absurd. For high fidelity, I'm spinning records. I can't say that I mind so much, but I've got...
Forum: Surround Music Formats   10-19-2010, 06:07 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 9,336
Posted By alanwescoat
I'm using a Denon AVR-1911. I like to modify the...

I'm using a Denon AVR-1911. I like to modify the sound as little as possible. While true 2-speaker stereo is the only way for that particular AVR to maintain analog fidelity, I find that listening...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   08-28-2010, 08:20 AM
Replies: 1,054
Views: 178,238
Posted By alanwescoat
Okay, cool. Thanks for the edification. So the...

Okay, cool. Thanks for the edification. So the quick check of the bit depth and rate with an AVR will work.
Forum: Blu-ray Players   08-28-2010, 02:30 AM
Replies: 1,054
Views: 178,238
Posted By alanwescoat
Quote:Originally Posted by batpig...

Quote:Originally Posted by batpig http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/19105508)

um, no. it's a digital (HDMI) connection, there is no DAC involved....
Forum: Blu-ray Players   08-26-2010, 05:29 AM
Replies: 1,054
Views: 178,238
Posted By alanwescoat
In the question of DSD-to-PCM conversion over...

In the question of DSD-to-PCM conversion over HDMI, I'm not sure checking the output rate and depth on a good receiver will be sufficient. This is what I am thinking might happen:

The DSD is...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   08-24-2010, 05:53 PM
Replies: 1,054
Views: 178,238
Posted By alanwescoat
Does anyone else wonder if the delay in the new...

Does anyone else wonder if the delay in the new players has anything to do with concerns brought up in this thread (or ones like it)? Possibly Denon is scrambling to bring the new players into...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   08-15-2010, 05:00 PM
Replies: 1,054
Views: 178,238
Posted By alanwescoat
It has been verified that neither player will...

It has been verified that neither player will support Denon link. Another thing from web posts about the product that is anomalous is that many of them list HDCD as compatible, but the manual for...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   08-07-2010, 01:20 AM
Replies: 1,054
Views: 178,238
Posted By alanwescoat
Hopefully a few of you out there will be able to...

Hopefully a few of you out there will be able to bring a hybrid SACD to a store with a demo model hooked up to a receiver through HDMI. Step 1: Listen to the CD layer. Step 2: Listen to the stereo...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   08-06-2010, 05:22 AM
Replies: 1,054
Views: 178,238
Posted By alanwescoat
Quote:Originally Posted by JJHXBR...

Quote:Originally Posted by JJHXBR http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/19004006)

The 1611 Super Audio CD audio signals are output at 44.1 kHz/16-bit...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   08-06-2010, 04:53 AM
Replies: 1,054
Views: 178,238
Posted By alanwescoat
Quote:Originally Posted by Evil-Rage...

Quote:Originally Posted by Evil-Rage http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/19008204)

My Denon 3910 stopped playing CDs (oddly enough DVDs work fine),...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   07-18-2010, 08:57 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,184
Posted By alanwescoat
Quote:Originally Posted by Laserfan...

Quote:Originally Posted by Laserfan http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/18922218)

Hey yours isn't the drive that actually shows "HD-DVD" on the...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   07-18-2010, 05:32 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,184
Posted By alanwescoat
Thanks for the explanation. At least now I can...

Thanks for the explanation. At least now I can stop trying to get it to work. I'm probably not going to be able to find a new drive that is HD DVD capable, which is a bummer because I've now got a...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   07-17-2010, 07:20 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,732
Posted By alanwescoat
Quote:Originally Posted by Laserfan...

Quote:Originally Posted by Laserfan http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/18919040)

You have resurrected an old thread to bring-up an entirely...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   07-17-2010, 07:16 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,184
Posted By alanwescoat
Anyone familiar with the LG BH08NS20? I'm...

Anyone familiar with the LG BH08NS20? I'm running it with Windows Home Premium 7 x64. It works great except that it will not recognize HD DVDs. Windows Explorer, Power DVD 7.3, SlySoft Any DVD, and...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   07-17-2010, 08:40 AM
Replies: 1,054
Views: 178,238
Posted By alanwescoat
The owner's manual for the 1611 is now posted on...

The owner's manual for the 1611 is now posted on Denon's website, but I'm having a little trouble downloading it.
Forum: Home Theater Computers   07-17-2010, 07:08 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,732
Posted By alanwescoat
Anyone familiar with the LG BH08NS20? I'm...

Anyone familiar with the LG BH08NS20? I'm running it with Windows Home Premium 7 x64. It works great except that it will not recognize HD DVDs. Windows Explorer, Power DVD 7.3, SlySoft Any DVD, and...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   07-04-2010, 06:13 PM
Replies: 1,054
Views: 178,238
Posted By alanwescoat
Quote:Originally Posted by Smarty-pants...

Quote:Originally Posted by Smarty-pants http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/18861240)

What the heck is "group...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   07-03-2010, 08:45 PM
Replies: 1,054
Views: 178,238
Posted By alanwescoat
Looking at the sheet for the 1611 on the Denon...

Looking at the sheet for the 1611 on the Denon website, I noticed the conspicuous absence of a button for group selection for DVD-Audio. I ask which control would be used for group selection and was...
Forum: 2 Channel Audio   06-29-2010, 05:16 AM
Replies: 14,795
Views: 570,788
Posted By alanwescoat
The Vandals - Slippery When Ill

The Vandals - Slippery When Ill
Forum: 2 Channel Audio   06-23-2010, 07:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,540
Posted By alanwescoat
Oops! My mistake. I see that that's 100 watts...

Oops! My mistake. I see that that's 100 watts total at 50WPC. Looks good.
Forum: 2 Channel Audio   06-23-2010, 06:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,540
Posted By alanwescoat
The speakers you have selected are designed for...

The speakers you have selected are designed for a lower-powered amp. The amp you are looking at is rated for 100WPC, which means that at peak power, it could come out as high as 200WPC. The speakers...
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