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Hi Palmbeach, can you tell me which connections will give me the best results form my a.v. amp - component, digital, optical, or s-video, as I am confused with the different options the amp offers, m

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    Quarkstar Mar 10, 2008

    Hi, amp is a denon 3802 and i am was wondering which is the better - s-video, component, optical, digital - to get the best audio/visual from my sources - dvd,x-box,pvr,cd,pc..I`m not sure which type of interconnects to buy. I apologise if this is an inappropriate question for this site, thanks Garry.

  • Palmbeach
    Palmbeach May 11, 2010

    Hi there

    What is the amplifier?

    Is it a Denon AVR 2802?

    What exactly do you want to do?

    ????

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Hi Garry

It's not an innappropriate question at all.

Take a look at the review >HERE<

The author Richard Elen has given some interesting information regarding the pros and cons of the different inputs and his recomendations of how to connect and set up, which should give you a few ideas.

Hope this helps

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