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  1. Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat
    Hi all, I'm watching my movies by playing 4k remux files on my windows 10 PC and using Plex. My PC is connected to my Denon AVR which is powering my 7.1 speakers. What sounds better: 1) enabling the passthrough settings in Plex and letting my AVR do the decoding or 2) disabling the...
  2. Receivers, Amps, and Processors
    (Solved) Yamaha Only receive PCM in MKV files after formating/fresh install windows I have a yamaha YHT 2910 receiver (HTR 3067) connected to the PC in a GTX 1070 Ti ... Everything was normal receiving Dolby and DTS on the front display until I format and update windows 10, now I only receive...
  3. Surround Music Formats
    Hello I’m new here, I do not know a lot about this topic (how formats and audio processing work). So, will you please include the basic’s in your comments. I own a Dragonfly Cobalt (USB DAC) and use B&W P9 for music (laptop and IPhone). I also really enjoy watching movies & TV-shows. I...
  4. OLED Technology and Flat Panels General
    This thread is only for LG OLED TV models CX and GX. The thread dedicated to gaming with 2020 CX and GX models is here. Do you have problems with your panel uniformity, banding, or vignetting? The dedicated thread is here. The E series was not refreshed in 2020. The WX (Wallpaper), ZX...
  5. HTPC Gaming
    Hey guys, my tv currently doesn't pass multichannel pcm through earc but is scheduled to do so in a future firmware update. Currently I can use dolby access for what looks to be bitstream to get 5.1 audio for standard surround games and it's passing atmos for Modern Warfare. I guess my question...
  6. Home A/V Distribution
    Hello, I am trying to set-up my Bluesound speakers to my Sony KDL-32W650A using an optical toslink from the Sony to a mini 3.5mm input to the Bluesound speaker. The problem is that the Sony TV does not seem to display a Setting where I can switch to a PCM signal. Has anyone used this television...
  7. LCD Flat Panel Displays
    Can anyone else confirm this issue. I have an MU8000 TV. An example. I watch Amazon TV. The audio output format is Dolby Digital +. I then switch to a USB movie that has a DTS surround audio track only. When I switch back to Amazon TV, because DTS is not available it reverts to PCM stereo. So...
  8. Receivers, Amps, and Processors
    Hello A few days ago i was playing a new shooter game and i realised that my audio is delayed. That was the moment i went full crazy. No matter what i tried i couldn't eliminate the delay issue. So here is my setup: Sony BDV-N890W 5.1 Theater LG 55UH615V 4KHDR TV Xbox One Normally i connect...
  9. Xbox Area
    Here is my goal, i'd love to bitstream content so i can see the pretty logo on my avr but i don't think i'm able to and achieve the results i'm looking for. Besides games i utilize plex very frequently. For some reason on the the xbox if you want to bitstream you need to choose betwen dolby...
  10. Receivers, Amps, and Processors
    Not sure why this issue has come up in my setup. Yamaha 867 receiver Outlaw X-12 Sub RBH R56ci center RBH R55ti towers Using Nvidia Shield for almost everything source wise Looking for any tips to optimize. ANYTHING DTS/AC/AC3+ is fine. Sounds great. Whenever my source is PCM...
  11. HTPC Gaming
    First, my setup: OS: Windows 10 Professional x64 build; Nvidia drivers up to date; Onkyo Firmware up to date NVidia Gtx 670 -connected via HDMI to > Onkyo Tx Nr 808 (PC HDMI Input) NVidia Gtx 670 -connected via DVI to > Samsung Monitor Onkyo Tx Nr 808 (HDMI Out Main) -connected via HDMI to >...
  12. Portable A/V
    HI , i have playstation 4 , turtle beach PX51 headset With optical transmitter .. turtle beach manuals recommends using bitstream (Dolby option) , when i use linear PCM , i guess it gives a better quality specially for system sounds .. Please advise ..
  13. Surround Music Formats
    Hi all, I'm looking into an inexpensive player which would play 7.1 WAV or FLAC files, audio only, and output 7.1 PCM (no conversion). The WD TV media player looks very attractive, but I cannot find in the documentation if it supports 7.1 WAV/FLAC. Has anyone here tried this option with .wav...
  14. 2-Channel Audio
    On the new iFI idac2 sampler there is a nice collection ranging from DSD and PCM to FLAC; http://www.soundliaison.com/all-categories/185-ifi-micro-idac2-music-sampler http://ifi-audio.com/audio_blog/idac2-special-ifi-music-sampler-dsd-album-by-sound-liaison/
  15. LCD Flat Panel Displays
    I know DTS Neo takes a 2 channel signal and will matrix out a DTS 5.1 signal.... but out of curiosity, does anyone know how it handles or if it directly passes through signals that are already surround (like DTS 5.1 or Dolby Digital)? Personally I like the idea of passing through original...
  16. Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat
    Hi. Is there a difference between playing an MKV file from my computer, through my XBMC (Kodi) which sends a DTS ES bitstream to my receiver, versus a theoretical situation where the same file is first decoded in software (by eg. ffmpeg) and sent as multi-channel PCM down the same path? Is...
  17. DVD Players (Standard Def)
    So i have the Panasonic DVD-S52 and it can do DTS and Dolby. For some reason it doesnt send DTS or Dolby audio, instead its sending PCM audio according to My receiver (Yamaha RX-675). I have turned on DTS Digital Surround to Bitstream and Dolby Digital to Bitsteam, and i have turned off PCM...
  18. Blu-ray Players
    Anyone have any info? They're due to be out soon and I need a new Blu-ray player. Currently, the S6200 is the front runner for me, but I'd like to find out more about these before I commit. Thanks!
  19. Receivers, Amps, and Processors
    Hi, I have bought a denon avr-x1000 receiver and everything was working great. (also wireless airplay audio). But after a while the pcm text began flashing and the audio drops thougt airplay. When i do a re-restup of the network in the receiver, it's works again. But after a couple of hours...
  20. Receivers, Amps, and Processors
    Hey, people. I've been searching for hours and hours about this...finally I said "screw it." So I signed up here and figured I'd just make my own post and try to cut through all the BS. haha Here we go: My PS3 (latest version, super slim 2014) is hooked via HDMI to my Onkyo SR606 (yes, I...
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