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I have a avr-5808CI, when I hook up my bluray player with hdmi cable the blu-ray says 7.1dts hd and my system only outputs 5.1 dolby. I know you need 7.1 analoge out but is my system so obsolete. Is there no upgrade my amp has 10 channels built in Thanks

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No way to upgrade your pre-amp, but you can just use some simple little RCA Y-Splitters on the rear outputs to essentially give you 4 rear outputs to your amp like with 7.1.

however, true 7.1 each signal is unique.

at some point when it comes time to upgrade, check out Outlaw Audio. They make killer stuff at factory direct prices.

http://www.outlawaudio.com/products/990.html

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