Pioneer 575 DVD-A playback problem

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  1. BAD Dave

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    Overall I am still very pleased with my 575 but I have one problem!
    CD & SACD playback are great but DVD-A sounds very distorted (I only have one disc!).
    Do I need to alter the Audio settings when switching between formats?

    Here are the settings (which work for SACD)

    Digital Audio Out:
    Digital Out (on)
    Dolby Digital out (DD>PCM)
    DTS out (DTS)
    Linear PCM out (Down Sample off)
    MPEG out (<PEG > PCM)

    Options DVD playback mode (DVD-A)

    575 is linked by 6 analogue phono cable6 to Yamaha A5 amp.

    Any ideas much appreciated!
    Thanks
     
  2. allanp

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    Do you get any bass when playing back SACD or DVD-Audio?
     
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    What DVD-Audio disc do you have? Some Albums, like Metallica's Black,
    sounds strange with the DV-575 unless you set all speakers to
    the same size, all of them 'Large' or 'Small'.
     
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    Do you have your speakers set to large or small in the 575?
    If they are small, try setting them to large. I have done this and found the sound improves tremendously. This only operates when using the 6 channel out sockets - using the digital out lets the amp do the bass management, so movie sound is not affected.
    I think this is because the crossover setting of the 575A is 100hz (I may be wrong on this, but I read it somewhere). As my sub is THX certified, it's crossover is 80Hz. So if I set the speakers in the 575 to small, it's sending out 100Hz and above to my speakers and there is a gap between 80 and 100Hz which reduces the bass output.
    I think!! Anyway, give it a try.
    Phil
     
  5. BAD Dave

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    Ahh!
    Thanks for the suggestions regarding speaker size settings.

    I have R & L set to large and centre & rears set to small!
    I will try changing all to "small" or all to "large" tonight.
    Dave
     

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