Article ID : 00121045 / Last Modified : 08/15/2015

How to switch between the Dolby Digital sound and LPCM sound output formats of the TV.

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IMPORTANT: This solution applies only to KDLxxW5xxB, KDLxxW6xxB, KDLxxW7xxB, KDLxxW8xxB, KDLxxW9xxB, XBRxxX8xxB and XBRxxX9xxB TV series.

To switch between the Dolby® Digital sound and LPCM sound output formats of the TV when using either an optical or HDMI® connection to a sound bar, home theater system or AV receiver, follow the steps below.

  1. On the TV remote control, press the HOME button.
  2. Select Settings.
  3. Select Preferences.
  4. Select Audio Description.
  5. Select your preferred Audio Description setting.
    • Select Off to output Dolby Digital sound.
    • Select On to output Linear PCM sound.