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Optical output question


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#1 OFFLINE   kfonda

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Posted 11 August 2002 - 08:21 AM

Sorry for all the questions Folks :)

Can anyone tell me if the DD optical passthrough on the DirecTivo or the Direct UltimateTV also passes a PCM bitstream--in other words if the broadcast is not in DD 5.1,if it is just DD 2.0 or 2.1,or just plain stereo will it still pass the signal so I don't have to switch back and forth between an analog connection and a digital connection.Thanks again! :)

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#2 OFFLINE   Steve Mehs

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Posted 11 August 2002 - 09:56 AM

Yes, the toslink cable will pass PCM, when no DD is present in the bitstream.
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#3 OFFLINE   kfonda

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Posted 14 August 2002 - 08:39 PM

Thanks Steve.

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Posted 15 August 2002 - 02:31 AM

Your Welcome :)
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