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How to Get Sony Dream System Surround Sound to connect to...

by andrescorneliuz / January 10, 2011 5:15 AM PST

Blueray player. I have a 2002 sony dream system (combo system) i use it solely for the surround sound. I want to buy a blueray player; how can i connect either one with as little wires as possible. Note that the sony doesnt have hdmi capability.

my setup: 2002 sony dream system, 2009 panasonic plasma tv, hd tivo 2010.

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by givemeaname / January 10, 2011 5:28 AM PST

If the Sony thing has a Toslink in-port, you will not get HD audio & if the disk is PCM all you will get is 2.0 but your not getting surround sound as it is anyways with 2 speakers, you need at lease 5.0 speakers to have surround sound.

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by andrescorneliuz / January 11, 2011 6:22 AM PST
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That is what happens
by givemeaname / January 11, 2011 8:43 AM PST
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When you do not give a model # here, more info the better.

This is what I found given the info...

I still do not know the full specs. If it has a Toslink port use that, you will not get HD audio but you will get 5.1 unless the BD audio is PCM you will only get 2.0, nothing more, few disks have PCM audio.

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here is the model number
by andrescorneliuz / January 12, 2011 5:34 AM PST
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# ASIN: B000066G0J
# Item model number: DAV-C900

keep in mind its from 2002 so i expect it doesnt have HD audio. Also I was thinking of replacing the sony box with something else that could connect to a blueray player. any recommendations?

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