I was being facetious, I'm sure I would figure it out if I didn't have Roku and Apple units. However, I have those units so I have no motivation to figure out my audio issues using just my LG OLED displays.Well, it didn't seem that hard to me. I guess other people's mileage varies
This is my last word as this is getting monotonous going back and forth. You're happy streaming with your LG then that's fine with me.If it works for you then it works for you. The TV apps work for me because it saved me having to spend 300 bucks on a device to do what my TV can already do with a bit of setup.
People can pick whatever method they want; however, I don't see the reason to make something sound more difficult than it is.
On a lot of older sets an external box becomes a necessity thanks to the incremental obsolescence practiced by manufacturers.
Which model do you have? I have the 65e6p and it does NOT stream Atmos.The ARC connection on my 2017 LG passes the most commonly used audio codecs, including ATMOS, as long as the app supports it. Disney+ only supports DD while NETFLiX supports ATMOS. I have not seen if DTS:X is supported as I have not seen any films on Netflix coded in it.
Which model do you have? I have the 65e6p and it does NOT stream Atmos.
Not 3D right?65B7P. Manufacturing date - May 2017
My receiver is a Yamaha Aventage A 3010.
It recognizes ATMOS and DD+ from Netflix's stream, unless Netflix is getting their flags wrong.
Disney+ only comes across as DD.
Anyway, it is not like I'm saying to use the TV apps. I just didn't have a problem with using them. Maybe I just got lucky with the stuff I chose because, generally, I had no issue with setting up and using them.
I did say that older sets may require use of an external box thanks to the incremental obsolescence that modern TV sets suffer from.
I mean now there is eARC which renders all older sets obsolete for any advantages that that incremental improvement may deliver. (Shrug)
Not 3D right?
“300 bucks” is a straw man argument against.
Brand new AppleTV 4K, best set top box on the market, is $180. Catch it during a holiday sale or get a refurbished but still warrantied model from Apple and it’s $150. And that’s the top of the line product in the marketplace.
ARC can be so twitchy. Have you tried just using an optical audio cable from the TV to the receiver?
Regarding the UHD player having to be set to PCM, it might be the hdmi cable... just a guess.
This is the most common reason folks have trouble. You should also make sure all your firmware is updated.Do you have the "HDMI control" turned on in your receiver (page 89 of your manual)? It is required to be on if you want to use ARC. The cable from the TV to the receiver has to be plugged into the TV HDMI connector that supports ARC if you want to send sound from the TV to the receiver. On the LG OLEDs, I believe HDMI 2 is the ARC compatible connection. I'm assuming other LG sets use the same convention.