User Details - Dogmahler

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  Sony BDP-S570
SCD-CE595 (not used much)
Onkyo TX-SR805 AVR (amp for Surrounds)
Emotiva XPA-3 Amplifier for Fronts and Center
MB Quart Alexxa S-One Fronts
MB Quart Alexxa C-One Center
MB Quart Alexxa 10" Sub
Emotiva UAC-6.2 In-Ceiling Speakers rear

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Onkyo TX-SR805 Blast
September 6, 2011
Sorry I have never really performed a comparison with and without the amplifier since I aleady had the amplifier when I bought the 805. My old receiver did not have enough power to drive the MB Quart Alexxa floor standing speakers (so I bought the amplifer) nor could it accept either the DSD or PCM input from the Sony blu-ray player, so I bought ... more
Onkyo TX-SR805 Blast
September 4, 2011
I see that the Onkyo TX-SR805 receiver is often recommended in these forums. I purchased a used Onkyo on Ebay and thought I would summarize my experience as I bought it specifically for SACD Playback. I connected a Sony Blu-ray BDP-S570 (Costco version) to play SACDs in DSD mode with output through a separate Emotiva amplifier. On two occasions, ... more
DSD passthrough HDMI - No need for a quality player?
November 30, 2010
Based on the comments of this forum, I purchased an Onkyo TX-SR805 used from Ebay because it 1) has direct DSD conversion and 2) has Audyseey Multi XT, 3) it fit in my budget of about $350. I found that I did not like the sound of the Audyssey as my SACDs as it did seem to roll off the high frequencies. I cannot find a way to tweak the Audyssey ... more
Newbie SACD user here.. setup help. Sound skipping.
November 11, 2010
I found strange behavior using the same Blue Ray player for SACDs with HDMI audio only playback when the TV is not turned on. Even though the order ofthe connection is Blu-ray-AVR-TV, it seems to matter. Be sure that the TV is turned on. ... more
Sony BDP-S570 connected to Onkyo 805
October 23, 2010
I found the problem to be either my misconfiguraiton or a defective player. I bought it from Costco and they returned it. The replacement unit sent out DSD that the Onkyo could recognized and chanign the listening modes provided the correct 5.1 sound. I think this combination works really well now. ... more