|Jun 27, 2009, 05:33 PM||#1|
No surround when playing HD movie on ATV?
I have my ATV connected via HDMI to my Sony receiver (http://www.sonystyle.ca/commerce/ser...40n32100n46020)
The receiver is connected to my Panny 50".
The problem: no surround sound (nothing from rear speakers) when playing rented HD movies from Itunes. Unless I'm wrong (possible?), these movies should be 5.1 right?
My blue 'multi-channel decoding' light is all lit up, the wee diagram shows all 5 speakers (I don't have 7.1), but nothing comes out of the speakers.
Now here's the kicker - when the ATV comes on (before playing a movie), I get sound from all the speakers, but as soon as I play a movie (in this case "The Curious Case of Benjamin Button" - nada from the rears.
This has happened for a few other HD movies - in fact, not one plays sound from the rears.
Any thoughts? I've looked through the receiver manual and everything seems bang on.
|Jul 2, 2009, 04:17 PM||#3|
But sometimes the receiver "detects" Dolby Digital sound, and light up all 5.1 speakers, but it can be that only F-L and F-R are used (happens with HDTV a lot too).
But, I you reboot the TV, and when you see the cool animation, do you hear the full surround then (it is short, but noticeable..)?
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|Jul 2, 2009, 04:25 PM||#4|
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