Does directv broadcast in Dolby Digital?
At our home, we have DirecTv. They broadcast many shows and movies in Dolby 5.1 surround. This enhances the viewing experience and in many cases, the surround audio is quite good. Normally, DirecTv receivers are not set by default to output Dolby surround.
What is Dolby Digital Direct?
In Dolby Digital 5.1, Direct mode will turn off Audyssey, disable the crossovers, run speakers as Full Range, and the subwoofer will only play the LFE channel, as that is how the movie content is encoded.
How do I enable Dolby Digital on my TV?
If available on your TV model, set the Dolby Digital Plus output setting to Dolby Digital.
- On the remote, press the HOME button.
- Select Settings.
- Select Dolby Digital depending on your TV menu options: Select Display & Sound → Audio output → Dolby Digital Plus output → Dolby Digital.
How do I know if my TV has Dolby Digital?
If you set the TV’s Settings->Sound->Digital Audio Out to Auto, and pass Dolby Digital 5.1 to the TV, you should be getting 5.1.Nov 30, 2015