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Onkyo TX-SR605 7.1 Channels... Problem

Can anyone help.

I've just connected (via HDMI) the new Panasonic Blu Ray BD30 player. All's fine and fantastic but I'm struggling to get True HD to work. The trails and menu pages have sound (Dolby Digital) but once the movie starts the sound mutes and Dolby True HD flashes on the display as though this had been muted. I really want to hear the great True HD but simply can't get it play on my amp. Any advice and what doos the flashing display mean? Oh and trust me I hadn't muted the amp accidentally.

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  • countryboy12 Jun 13, 2008

    i have this reciver + a toshiba hd-ep35kb hd dvd player and can not get true hd at all when playing the film 300.the tx-sa605 playes it in dolby digital plus. the sound is good but in true-hd it should sound better.i have made loads of adjustments but to no advale. also is pure audio ment to be better than true-hd and dts-hd master audio sources

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I would write them via email here:

http://www.onkyousa.com/feedback_form.cfm

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http://filedepot.onkyousa.com/Files/QuickHookup/TX-SR606_QSS_En_A.pdf?CFID=918117&CFTOKEN=40624545&jsessionid=f0306ea8a0d68bb60a49102e3e5510576756


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