Originally Posted by MrFalconXBR
Hmmm, I think he's referring to decoding of Multichannel PCM over HDMI into 7.1, as the PS3 doesn't have multichannel analog outputs. Something alot of receivers, including mine, are only capable into 5.1.
I would venture a guess that it being a 7.1 receiver with HDMI 1.3 and all the decoders that go with it, that decoding those signals or matrixing the surrounds into 7.1 would be a given. At least, I'd like to think so.
Ahhh...I would assume it does.Processing 1080p Video and Multichannel Audio via
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