What's going to give me the best stereo sound: 1. Connecting the DV79 to AVR300 using digital coaxial cable? 2. Connecting the DV79 to AVR300 using good quality analogue cable? I keep switching between the two using the 'direct' button on the AVR300 but I am struggling to hear a huge difference. Perhaps the digital connection is a little less 'warm' and a little louder. The difference is very slight. I have two PMC DB1 speakers. I have set the DV79 to 2-channel bit stream and the AVR300 is set up for two large front speakers only and using channel 6&7 for bi-amping. Speaker impedance switch is set to 4. I suspect that both the AVR300 and DV79 are using the same DA converters and this could explain why they sound is similar. But this does not answer my question: Which method, digital or analogue, is in theory, going to provide the best quality sound? BTW Stereo music is superb either way when trying out a demo of the AVR300 and seeing what it can do in stereo I suggest that you make sure its set up correctly and use suitable speakers (not sats) before making a judgement or comparing with other AV receivers. Make sure you bi-amp.