If "somebody" is me I never said it was an AV receiver.Also, despite the title put in by somebody who obviously didn't scan the article, it is not an AV receiver, it is an AV amplifier (it has no built-in tuner) - as the article itself clearly states ("Beim AVC-X3700H handelt es sich somit eigentlich um einen AV-Verstärker, nicht um einen AV-Receiver.").
It's not you. By "somebody" I was referring to the web editor who added the German title to the web page without reading the article he was titling.If "somebody" is me I never said it was an AV receiver.
Yes that is annoying.
Rear panel photo as mentioned above only shows 1*hdmi 2.1 in/out which is very disappointing if you will have the luxury of 2 next gen consoles this Christmas.
- AVC-X3700H (€1099 / £999 / $1,199) (August)
- AVC-X4700H (€1699 / £1,399 / $1,699) (July)
- AVC-X6700H (€2799 / £2,299 /$2,499 ) (July)
You certainly can, but I’ve my C9 wall mounted, so it’s a bit of a chore having to run another cable up the wall (although it’s only a one off pain). Also, I use the eArc port Hdmi port 2 currently to pass TVs onboard audio through receiver, I’m assuming the other 3 ports don’t support eArc (never actually looked into it as I’ve never use them)?Yes that is annoying.
Though with something like an LG C9/CX, you could plug the consoles directly in to the TV's 4x HDMI 2.1 ports and simply use e-arc for the audio.
My understanding is that the TV can send audio from any of the 4 HDMI inputs, down the eARC HDMI connection to an A/V Amplifier/Receiver.You certainly can, but I’ve my C9 wall mounted, so it’s a bit of a chore having to run another cable up the wall (although it’s only a one off pain). Also, I use the eArc port Hdmi port 2 currently to pass TVs onboard audio through receiver, I’m assuming the other 3 ports don’t support eArc (never actually looked into it as I’ve never use them)?
My understanding is that the TV can send audio from any of the 4 HDMI inputs, down the eARC HDMI connection to an A/V Amplifier/Receiver.
Yes, that would be correct.This means that whatever is connected to the other 3 HDMI inputs, can have it's audio passed through the TV and transmitted to the AVR via the eARC enabled HDMI port. And as it is eARC and not ARC it should be the full HD audio.
They are saying on the US forum that firmwareYes, that would be correct.
Note that LG TVs currently have an issue passing through multi channel PCM via eARC though. LG say that they will be addressing this via a firmware revision though. Whether they do isn't guranteed though. This may raise issues in association with the Apple TV and or games consoles that heavily rely upon PCM. No idea if the new X series TV sets also have this problem?
No. Only one of the TV's HDMI inputs is ARC or eARC enabled. The AV receiver's ARC/eARC enabled output will be required to be connected to the TV's ARC/eARC enabled input if wishing to use ARC or eARC. ARC and or eARC will not be possible if connecting the AV receiver to any of the other HDMI inputs on the TV.
This is true of any implementation of eARC and eARC equipped TVs only include one input that will be ARC/eARC enabled.
Your initial questions have been answered above. Depending on your make and model of BR player it may need to be configured to output both video and audio from the main HDMI output usually marked as 'video'. This will allow for a single HDMI connection to the Denon for both audio and video with no direct connection to the TV from the player.connect a Blu-ray player to Denon Blu-ray input port.
ARC = Audio Return Channel.Sorry to barge in but will appreciate some help. I am setting up my Denon AVR4500X and am going to connect its eARCI port to TV eARC port. A second HDMI cable will connect a Blu-ray player to Denon Blu-ray input port. Will I need a third HDMI cable between Denon and TV so video output of Blu-ray can go to TV or will the cable between using two eARC ports take video to TV. I may have to pass one more wire in wall! Many thanks.