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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 Discs that are compatible with Dolby Atmos
    • Notes:
      • According to the device, content, or subscription plan, network service content (such as Netflix) may not be played in the Dolby Atmos format.
      • 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 the TV using an HDMI (eARC) connection.

      Connect the multi-channel A/V receiver or Sound Bar to the Blu-ray Disc player and 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.