Performance & security by Cloudflare, Please complete the security check to access. Cloudflare Ray ID: 5f8e8c37abea2398 P. Peter Galbavy Guest. Audyssey smooths out the frequency response of the speakers and their interactions with the room. In "Direct" and "pure Direct" the left and right will get the full frequency range plus the sub will be added automatically and reinforce with frequency below 80 Hz You can switch the sub of in direct or pure direct by adjusting the volume of the sub to below -12 which will indicate off. With Pure Direct nothing goes to the sub as expected, otherwise does Pure Direct just equal Direct with the display turned off? Still dolby doesn't seem to work for Hulu and def doesn't for HBO now. I'm guessing this is a good option for Blu-Ray? This mode is for playback with higher sound quality than in Direct playback mode. IMO, you should leave it on Auto Surround Playback. Also, there are 3 modes by pushing the Pure button: 'Auto', 'Direct', 'Pure Direct'. I have a denon SR-710w. This mode turns off the main unit display and analog video circuit. This mode turns off the main unit display and analog video circuit. If using 2 channel stereo in Direct mode, it will turn off Audyssey, disable the crossovers, run speakers as Full Range, and turn off the sub, as that is how the music content is in the signal. In Dolby Digital 5.1, Direct mode will turn off Audyssey, disable the crossovers, run speakers as Full Range, and the subwoofer will only play the LFE channel, as that is how the movie content is encoded. You will also see people say in order to get the subwoofer back on in Direct mode, you have to set Subwoofer Mode to LFE+Main. #2 appears to be just the pure coded, either DD/DD+/THD/DTS HD/ DTS X. Press question mark to learn the rest of the keyboard shortcuts, LGOLED65C7,Denon4400,B&W683S2,HTM61S2,SVSPB16,Oppo203,XboxOneX. Buying Advice, Tech Support, etc for Televisions, Home Theater, Speakers, Projectors, Audio/Video Receivers, etc. Thanks, Ben . Doing so suppresses noise sources that affect sound quality. If you are on a personal connection, like at home, you can run an anti-virus scan on your device to make sure it is not infected with malware. IMO, you should leave it on Auto Surround Playback. Turn up the receiver volume to reference. This mode is for playback with higher sound quality than in Direct playback mode. You will also see people say in order to get the subwoofer back on in Direct mode, you have to set Subwoofer Mode to LFE+Main. If you are at an office or shared network, you can ask the network administrator to run a scan across the network looking for misconfigured or infected devices. By using our Services or clicking I agree, you agree to our use of cookies. Also, there are 3 modes by pushing the Pure button: 'Auto', 'Direct', 'Pure Direct'. That will actually give you Double Bass. No, the Direct mode has the exact same effect on other Denon AV receivers. In 2 channel stereo mode with music, switch between Direct and Auto. I'm wondering if I should be using movie mode for streaming? I know that direct mode is basically delivers unprocessed sound as delivered by the source. • • Yes, if the audio being sourced is stereo it will be output as stereo, but if it is 5.1 then it will be output as 5.1 You must log in or register to reply here. Sounds way better on direct for me. All music, anytime your watching HBO now and Most of Hulu. That will actually give you Double Bass. You can run all these tests for yourself. New comments cannot be posted and votes cannot be cast, More posts from the hometheater community.