Article ID : 00195268 / Last Modified : 02/03/2022

Play a Blu-ray Disc in Dolby Atmos using a multi-channel A/V receiver or Sound Bar

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    Before you start

    You will need the following to enjoy Blu-ray Disc™ media in Dolby Atmos® audio format using a multi-channel A/V receiver or Sound Bar:

    • A ceiling speaker or Sound Bar that supports Dolby Atmos
    • A Premium High Speed HDMI® cable with ethernet
    • A Blu-ray Disc player and Blu-ray Disc that are both compatible with Dolby Atmos
    • Notes:
      • The network services apps (Netflix, etc.) installed on Blu-ray Disc players will not transfer Dolby Atmos signals if the format is set to Dolby Atmos.
      • Make sure the Sound Bar software is updated to the latest version. To get the latest update, go to the .
    1. Connect your devices to play Dolby Atmos format

      Connect the multi-channel A/V receiver or Sound Bar to the Blu-ray Disc player and to the TV using an HDMI (eARC) conection.

      Connect the multi-channel A/V receiver or Sound Bar to the Blu-ray Disc player and to the TV not compatible with HDMI (eARC).

    2. Adjust the settings on these devices depending on your setup:

      Multi-channel A/V receiver

      Blu-ray Disc player

    3. From the Blu-ray Disc menu, choose the sound or language setting for Dolby Atmos.

      • The options to set the audio format depends on the disc. Check the documents supplied with the disc for more information.