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What audio formats and sound characteristics are compatible with the Blu-ray Disc™ (BD) player?

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Here is a list of audio formats and sound characteristics, according to the number of channels and sample frequency from each output jack, that are compatible with the BD player:

For the HDMI output:

  • LPCM - up to 7.1ch
  • Dolby® Digital - up to 5.1ch.
  • Dolby Digital plus - up to 7.1ch.
  • Dolby Digital TrueHD - up to 7.1ch.
  • DTS™ ES Matrix - up to 6.1ch.
  • DTS ES Discrete - up to 6.1ch.
  • DTS ES 8ch Discrete - up to 7.1ch.
  • DTS 96/24 - up to 5.1ch.
  • DTS 96/24 ES Matrix - up to 6.1ch.
  • DTS - up to 5.1ch
  • DTS-HD High Resolution Audio - up to 7.1ch
  • DTS-HD Master Audio - up to 7.1ch.

For the analog output - up to 2ch.