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Can i get true hd audio through a pioneer elite vsx-36tx

Either buy inputting a coaxial or a 5.1 analog conection from a blu-ray player

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I have found out that using a Blu-ray player that has built in true-hd decoders and a 5.1 or better analog out to my six channel input that my problem will be solved. I was advised that the Panasonic BD-55 was a good choice since both the analog and bitstream feeds are always active without changing settings.

Thanks for your help.

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Nead a remote and book and where do i plug my computer in vsx-90txv 7.11080p elite pioneer how much and where do i get it


Your PC can be connected like any other digital or analog audio source within its sound connection capabilities to any compatible input on the VSX. Just make sure you enable the PC's audio outputs and raise the volume.

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I have a Pioneer VSX-36TX and some of the speakers are not working. What part do I need to replace?


Some speakers?

Let's start with following the manual, then come back with specific issues.

There are a lot of pieces to be filled in. Setup, sources, speakers, cabling...

Register and download the manual for free at retrevo.com


http://www.retrevo.com/support/Pioneer-VSX-36TX-Receivers-manual/id/386ag008/t/2/

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I want to connect a pair of Bose 901 speakers to the VSX and use them as my front speakers powered by a separate amplifier but can't find an appropriate pre-out from the VSX.......what analog VSX output...


It doesn't really have one. The DVR-Out (or any other available Line-Out) COULD provide a mixed-down analog stereo program but it won't be volume controllable from the VSX and it won't be Front-Channel specific. Sorry.

You would then connect the EQ between the chosen Line Out and the amp input. If you had a Pre-Our you would just run speaker assignment, levels, etc and have fun. With a Line Out feed you will have to ride herd on the 901 volume via its dedicated amp controls. Bummer. My older VSX-36TX allows me to have the right setup.

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I am trying to hook up my Pioneer vsx-455 to a LG LED LCD TV. I am not sure on how to do this and I can not find a manual anywhere. Can you help me?


your reciever does not have hdmi, so the audio is not going to be true DD+ or DTS for broadcast tv.

if your dvd/blue ray player has digital optical spdif, this can be used to transfer the encoded DD+/DTS digital audio.

the besat way to run your tv audio through the reciever is to hook up the dvd/blue ray player up with (perferrably) digital optical spdif, composite spdif or (least favorably) through the stereo stereo analog inputs on the reciever for "dvd" audio in and hook the video from the dvd/blue ray up to the corresponding "dvd" video component input on the reciever.

this way is only going to get your dvd/blue ray sound, next you need to hook up your cable box to the reciever so that you can get broadcast tv sound. hook up the cable box audio to the "tv" stereo analog audio ins, and hook the video to the corresponding "tv" video component inputs.

the component video inputs have separate jacks for red, green and blue ( labeled "Y" "Pb" and "Pr") and are capable of carrying a 1080p full hd signal. use the component video outputs on the reciever to output the video signal to a component video input on the tv, using the receiver's input selector to change the video source.

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I have a pioneer elite vsx 36tx receiver that quit working. When I turn it on it just hums. It seems like a power supply but not sure.


I have the same receiver.

Do you mean there is an audible hum from the unit, or that speaker output(s) hum?

Let's figure out what DOES work...

Do you get the audible relay click a few seconds after power up?

Does it tune FM?

Can you get the On Screen Display? Settings all ok?

What preceded this? RSVP.

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I was using my vsx D510 with a hiteker dvd player


Each digital input is assigned a name and a function by you. You have to dig out the manual and assign the digital inputs.

My $.02. Why do you not want to use the coaxial imputs? There is no functional superiority of one over the other BUT coaxial is a) cheap, since it uses standard RCA cables; b) adaptable, since you can splice or split them among two devices; c) not delicate or prone to failure due to tight bends. I share one coaxial input between two digital device with an RCA splitter cable. Just have to make sure to turn the one I'm not using OFF. Try that with optical.

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Problems with Sharp Blu Ray Player "copy protected signal"


Possible solution: You set up your remote to run your amp from the TV control, using the AQUOS Link. Even though your amp is out of the loop, it's still recognized by the TV. You might have to reset the TV back to default and run the AQUOS Link again.

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The best possible solution to your problem is :
Connect your blu ray player directly to the HDMI input of you Plasma and watch HD video....
and connect the 5.1/7.1 sound thru the optical or the coaxial link directly to your AVR 3805.
You will not loose anything on the Blu-Ray.
The sound is best processsed by the AVR3805, while the video, which is the real upgrade (BluRay) in terms of resolution of picture would be processed by your plasma.

Connect and Enjoy

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