Originally Posted by kennyt
Wes, Why do you want to have it run over HDMI??? You will of course be bypassing any D/A conversion in the player this way, and therefore only need a transport, does the Sony not output HDMI? If you really want to do this, you could even buy an Oppo for $200 and do it, buying a good to great SACD player and using the HDMI output is counterproductive unless you are feeding something sick like the ML 502......
I want to be "bypassing any D/A conversion in the player" and use only one cable instead of six? So what you are saying is that if I let the processor do the D/A decoding the Oppo would be sufficient? Which model does DSD decoding!