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sky hd through onkyo 905


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i have an onyko 905 and have just had sky hd installed,would the sd channels benefit from running the sky through the 905 and if so what would be the best way to do this.i have the sky optical audio through the amp and the picture going into the tv via hdmi.thank you


Standard Member
personally, i would run the hd box via hdmi into the onkyo,the reciever will upscale sd transmission to 1080p.
also using the hdmi for the audio.
thats how ive got mine running. (onkyo txsr876)
not shure if you are aware of this but if you press and hold the display button on your remote, it will give several options, such as resolution.
like wise with the display button on the front of the reciever but this will only tell you the resolution input and upscalling output.
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Karlos82 - You don't want to use HDMI from SkyHD for audio. Its stereo only over HDMI, you need a optical (or coax) connection for 5.1 from SkyHD.

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