SELECT YOUR SOUNDBAR

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Mac OS

Step-by-Step Instructions for Best Experience
(Reference Model: MacBook Pro 15" 2015, MacOS Mojave)
 

STEP-BY-STEP GUIDE:

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NOTE

Option 1: Connect Macintosh computer's HDMI output to soundbar HDMI 2/3/4 with a HDMI-certified High-Speed 2.0 cable (18Gbps) for high quality video and audio. Recommended HDMI Cable >

 

Option 2: Connect Macintosh computer's Optical Out (SPDIF) to soundbar Optical In with a Optical cable

Dolby / DTS audio output only available via 3rd party video players:

Kodi Player (Dolby Atmos, DTS)

VLC Player (Dolby Digital, DTS)

It is reported that Mac OS system restricts the Mac computers support to output up to DTS 5.1 only. More details >

Play a video with 5.1 surround audio (to verify the audio output. You can download a test clip here:

Dolby Digital audio clip

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NOTE

Connect Macintosh computer's HDMI output to soundbar HDMI 1 ARC with a HDMI-certified High-Speed 2.0 cable (18Gbps) for high quality video and audio. Recommended HDMI Cable >

Dolby / DTS audio output only available via 3rd party video players:

Kodi Player (Dolby Atmos, DTS)

VLC Player (Dolby Digital, DTS)

It is reported that Mac OS system restricts the Mac computers support to output up to DTS 5.1 only. More details >

Play a video with 5.1 surround audio (to verify the audio output. You can download a test clip here:

Dolby Digital audio clip

1. SYSTEM AUDIO OUTPUT

Go to Applications folder >

Utilities folder >

Audio Midi >

select HDMI audio (Nakamichi)

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2. SURROUND CONFIGURATION

Go to Applications folder >

Utilities folder >

Audio Midi >

Configure Speaker >

select 7.1 Rear Surround >

click on Apply to save the settings

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3. MEDIA PLAYER - VLC AUDIO

Launch VLC Player >

Audio >

Audio Device >

select HDMI (Encoded Output)

4. MEDIA PLAYER - KODI APP

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Press INFO button on soundbar remote control to verify audio format received on soundbar (Dolby/DTS audio for best audio)

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Option 1: Switch the soundbar to TVHDMI 1 input and observe the LED light status at the front of soundbar when playing content (3 LED = Dolby Digital; 2 LED = DTS)

Option 2: Switch the soundbar to OPTICAL input and observe the LED light status at the front of soundbar when playing content (3 LED = Dolby Digital; 2 LED = DTS)

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