Signal path in modern AV amps: "(Pure)Direct" modes and bi-amping.

Discussion in 'AV Receivers & Amplifiers' started by BENN0, Aug 7, 2006.

  1. BENN0

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    Just a few quick questions about modern digital AV amps:
    Am I right in thinking that all analog sources will be converted to the digital domain to allow DSP functions by the amp?
    Denon specific: Is this still true in "Pure Direct" and "Direct" mode?
    Can any of these modes be used when be-amping the fronts?

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    It is true that the signal is digitised when going through DSP's.
    In the case of Denon, the pure modes can be configured to be analogue only (all digital and video processing switched of in the case of pure direct).
    Bi-amping is predominantly physical re-routing of the signal and does not affect the Pure modes.
     

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