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Nvidia Shield

Step-by-Step Instructions for Best Experience
(Reference Model: Nvidia Shield Version 7.2.3 or Earlier)

Select your Nvidia Shield Version

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STEP-BY-STEP GUIDE:

NOTE

Connect Nvidia Shield (HDMI OUT) to TV HDMI input with a HDMI-certified High-Speed 2.0 cable (18Gbps) for high quality video and audio. Recommended HDMI Cable > 

 

Audio will be sent out via TV's HDMI ARC to soundbar HDMI 1 ARC

Ensure your TV supports 5.1 channel pass-through via HDMI ARC. Click HERE to view a list of TV that supports 5.1 channel pass-through

For maximum stability, set HDMI Video Settings toYCbCr 4:2:0; 8 bits; Rec 2020See video setting space for detailed instructions >

Dolby Atmos MAT audio playback:

Some content devices output Dolby Atmos audio in "Dolby Atmos MAT" format, a new audio format that adds Dolby Atmos metadata into lossless pulse-code modulation (PCM) audio. The content devices are designed to prioritize internal buffering for high quality video when playing Dolby Atmos MAT contents. Therefore, the buffering process might cause random audio cut-outs. This is reported by various users with content devices that outputting Dolby Atmos MAT format:

Kodi on Nvidia Shield

Nvidia Shield Community Page

NOTE

Connect Nvidia Shield (HDMI OUT) to soundbar HDMI 2 or 3 (processing prioritized ports) with a HDMI-certified High-Speed 2.0 cable (18Gbps) for high quality video and audio. Recommended HDMI Cable >

For maximum stability, set HDMI Video Settings toYCbCr 4:2:0; 10 bits; Rec 2020See video setting space for detailed instructions >

Dolby Atmos MAT audio playback:

Some content devices output Dolby Atmos audio in "Dolby Atmos MAT" format, a new audio format that adds Dolby Atmos metadata into lossless pulse-code modulation (PCM) audio. The content devices are designed to prioritize internal buffering for high quality video when playing Dolby Atmos MAT contents. Therefore, the buffering process might cause random audio cut-outs. This is reported by various users with content devices that outputting Dolby Atmos MAT format:

Kodi on Nvidia Shield

Nvidia Shield Community Page

1. AUDIO OUTPUT

Settings >

Display & Sound >

Advanced Settings >

Surround Sound >

select Always

2. AUDIO FORMAT

Settings >

Display & Sound >

Advanced Settings >

Stereo Upmix >

select Off

3. AUDIO OUTPUT (FOR 2017 MODEL)

Settings >

Display & Sound >

Advanced Settings >

HDMI 5.1 Audio>

select On

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Observe the LED light status at the front of soundbar when playing content (3 LED = Dolby Digital; 2 LED = DTS)

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

IMPORTANT

DOLBY ATMOS audio is LIMITED via HDMI ARC connection. Learn more >

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