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Denon 3806 connection via an Equalizer

qwikm

Standard Member
How do I connect an Equalizer between my Pioneer DVD player and the Denon 3806 ?

I am planning to buy a good equalizer. Is it possible to connect it via Hdmi to the DVD/Denon 3806 or do I need to use good old RCA cables. Which terminals can I use on the Denon 3806 to connect the Equalizer?

Thanks
QM
 
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Equalizers are notorious for achieving poor sound reproduction. Why do you think you need one?
 

qwikm

Standard Member
I am not very happy with the Denon 3806 equalization (I need to hear more high frequencies). I tried using setup with manually boosting highs but it did not make a lot of difference.

In my early days about 10-15 years ago, I used to have an equalizer that used to work magic.

Note that I am using 2 Infinity Beta 50 k speakers and 1 Sub woofer only. On the input side , I have a DVD player.
 
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I have the 3805 amp which is identical to the 3806 in terms of amplification/processing. Connection to a Denon DVD either by RCA leads (5.1) or Coax or Optical always results in sweet sounding "treble". All my amps settings for treble/bass, Room eq are set to off.

Perhaps a re -eq using your microphone may help? There is something drastically wrong for you want to boost treble off a denon amp; they're normally considered to be one of the "brighter" amps anyway! Is your hearing OK? Can you try any other set of speakers? (Maybe your tweeters have malfunctioned/blown?).
 

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