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Pioneer 575 SACD problems


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Hi guys, i've just bought a pioneer 575 and some creative 5500 5.1 speakers. the setup works great whn playing dvds or cds through the coxial inputs but SACD output is only supported through the analogue outputs on the player, and there are no such inputs on the 5500's decoder?

does anybody know of a work around for this? or should i just plump for some cheap £20 speakers that will plug directly into the 575?




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You can only get SACD and DVD-A through the analogue channels... apparently it's an anti piracy thing. And of course, you creative amp won't decode SACD, it's the player that does that.

Just brought a couple of SACDs for my 575... sound good, loving the depth of field. It does not sound gimmicky as i feared. ..just a shame that their is very little choice in the way of SACDs, unless you like, The Rolling Stones/Peter Gabrial/Mike Oldfield...or classical of course!

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