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Nvidia Shield

Step-by-Step Instructions for Best Experience
(Reference Model: Nvidia Shield Pro TV 2019)

Select your Nvidia Shield Version

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Audio Settings

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Video Settings

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HDMI CEC Settings

 

STEP-BY-STEP GUIDE:

NOTE

Connect Nvidia Shield TV Pro (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 >

Kodi on Nvidia Shield

Nvidia Shield Community Page

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

1. AUDIO VOLUME CONTROL

Settings >

Device Preferences >

Display & Sound >

Volume Control >

CEC >

select ON

2. USB AUDIO MODE

Settings >

Device Preferences >

Display & Sound >

USB Audio Mode >

select Surround Sound 5.1

Advanced Sound Settings >

3. AUDIO FORMAT

Settings >

Device Preferences >

Display & Sound >

Advanced Sound Settings >

Surround Sound >

Dolby Audio Processing >

Available Formats >

select Auto

select ON

(When Auto is selected, Dolby Atmos, Dolby MAT, AC3 (Dolby Digital), E-AC3 (Dolby Digital Plus/ DD+), DTS and Dolby TrueHD are defaulted ON.)

4. STEREO UPMIX

Settings >

Device Preferences >

Display & Sound >

Advance Sound Settings >

Surround Sound >

Stereo Upmix (Upmix Stereo Streams to 5.1 PCM) >

select OFF

5. COMFORT NOISE ON HDMI

Settings >

Device Preferences >

Display & Sound >

Play comfort noise on HDMI >

select ON

Advance Sound Settings >

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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)

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