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  Reply # 386485 30-Sep-2010 20:48 Send private message

Below is the info from PowerDVD 10
Player information:
Player region code: Not Specified
Current drive: F:

Display information:
Video mode: Progressive
Display mode: DirectShow
FourCC code: NV12
Surface type: Hardware Video Accelerator (DxVA)

Primary video attributes:
Video compression mode: VC1 (DxVA on)
Aspect ratio: 16:9
Source picture resolution: 1920x1080
Frame rate: 23.00
Bitrate: 32.58Mbps

Primary audio attributes:
Primary audio attributes: DTS-HD Master Audio
Sampling rate: 48kHz
Number of audio channels:5.1
Bitrate: 4530 Kbps

Hardware Information:
Processor: Intel(R) Core(TM)2 CPU 6420 @ running at 2133 MHz
3DNow! technology: Not Detected
Enhanced 3DNow! technology: Not Detected
3DNow! professional technology: Not Detected
IA MMX technology: In Use
IA sStreaming SIMD extensions: In Use
IA SSE 2: In Use
Video accelerator: DirectX VA (in use)
Multispeaker audio device: Not Detected
S/PDIF output device: ATI HDMI Output (ATI High Defin (not in


I assume looking at that that either my Receiver doesn't show an HD logo, OR my GPU isn't bitstreaming properly?




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  Reply # 386496 30-Sep-2010 21:08 Send private message

Found The problem

PowerDVD10 needs to be playing the movie for about 15secs. Then, whilst still playing, go into the sound options tab. On the drop down list all of a sudden is a 3rd output option - output High Definition audio undecoded to external device".
My receiver now shows " DTS HD-MSTR"




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  Reply # 386604 1-Oct-2010 08:46 Send private message

Ha, good stuff mate, well worth the journey!



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  Reply # 386611 1-Oct-2010 08:57 Send private message

Seems stupid that the option is not there unless it detects an HD source. And you have to do it each time you play a BR disc. Not impressed.




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  Reply # 386645 1-Oct-2010 10:04 Send private message

Yip that does seem a bit silly not to mention annoying.







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