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Old 12-13-07, 04:48 PM   #12
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Default Re: PCM vs Bitstream over Optical (A3)?

Originally Posted by Zelda_fan
yeah it kind of makes want to upgrade my setup to something that can handle TrueHD.
For the HD-A3 all you need is a receiver with HDMI PCM 5.1 input. You don't even need it to support TrueHD. That's because TrueHD is decoded in the player, re-encoded to PCM (lossless) and output via HDMI.

Anyway, the Onkyo 605 is a good entry-level receiver that accepts HDMI PCM 5.1. Might want to consider it.
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