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Lost XBOX One surround sound

MartayMcFly Jul 28, 2014

  1. MartayMcFly

    MartayMcFly Booooooost VCDS Map User Gold Supporter

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    I thought I was fairly competent when it came to this sort of thing, but I'm stumped:

    I just changed out my rather tired Panasonic DVD/Home Cinema system for a shiny new Sony one, but now my Xbox One doesn't output 5.1 surround sound, only 'uncompressed stereo'. The Xbox is connected via HDMI to my TV (Sony Bravia KDL-55W905A) which is then connected via TOSLink to the BR unit. This is exactly the same setup I was using for the old Panny unit. I know I could plug the TOSlink cable from the Xbox to the BR but then I wouldn't have 5.1 watching TV as the BR only has a single optical IN. The obvious solution would be to use an AV hub/receiver of some kind with multiple inputs and outputs, but I didn't need to go to that length before so I shouldn't now either.

    Isn't newer stuff meant to be better at integrating?Any one have any ideas? Is the setting I'm not seeing on the TV, the BR or the Xbox?
     
    Last edited: Jul 28, 2014

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