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X1 HDMI Audio Outputs

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X1 HDMI Audio Outputs

Just was told by tech support that the best audio output from my current X1 cable box is PCM Stereo. They said the new XG1v4 may have mutli channel audio output via the HDMI out. Can anyone confirm?

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Re: X1 HDMI Audio Outputs

The X1 series of boxes all pass 5.1 surround sound or stereo through HDMI cable.

 

The best way is to connect the cable-box to the television with an HDMI cable. Then connect the speakers off the television using one of the television's HDMI port (ARC port preferred). Surround Sound speakers will also work off the Optical Digital cable port between the television and the AV box.


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