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Thread: ARC surround sound? 49U6863DB

  1. ARC surround sound? 49U6863DB
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    How do I get Dolby 5.1 through ARC on the 49U6863DB?

    I've got a DVD player plugged into HDMI 1. It is outputting DD 5.1.

    My amp is plugged into HDMI 2 (ARC).

    The amp is receiving audio, but it appears to be in stereo.

    Does the 49U6863DB support surround sound via ARC?

    Thanks


  2. Re: ARC surround sound? 49U6863DB
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    Hi, have you set the speaker setting to Amplifier on the TV?

  3. Re: ARC surround sound? 49U6863DB
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    Quote Originally Posted by Jacob Murphy View Post
    Hi, have you set the speaker setting to Amplifier on the TV?
    Yes. The TV is set to Amplifier. I can hear sound through the amp - but only in stereo. Does this TV support 5.1 via ARC?

  4. Re: ARC surround sound? 49U6863DB
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    Having a similar issue with my 43U6863DB. My Apple TV inputs DD 5.1 via HDMI 1 with my Sonos Beam plugged in to HDMI 2 ARC. However the sound output is in stereo.

    The Sonos forums suggest the Apple TV is correctly set up and I need to change the TV settings to output DD. The TV's specifications clearly state Dolby Audio (it's even written all over the box!) but I can't find the correct menu in settings to allow dolby digital. Using the digital audio out doesn't seem to make any difference.

    Any ideas oh wise and learned Toshiba forum?

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