1. This site uses cookies. By continuing to use this site, you are agreeing to our use of cookies. Learn More.
  2. Welcome to the new DBSTalk community platform. We have recently migrated to a community platform called Xenfono and hope you will find this change to your liking. There are some differences, but for the most part, if you just post and read, that will all be the same. If you have questions, please post them in the Forum Support area. Thanks!

Dolby digital?

Discussion in 'DIRECTV HD DVR/Receiver Discussion' started by jrr4, Feb 10, 2013.

Thread Status:
Not open for further replies.
  1. jrr4

    jrr4 AllStar

    83
    0
    Sep 29, 2006
    I've got the stereo receiver set for auto format decode (meaning that whatever the signal coming in is what's put out). Xbox, I've got full DD surround. Blu-ray? Same thing. HR24-200? No surround. The Dolby Digital is turned on, and I can switch between the English DD and the SAP DD, so it screams that it's working.

    Any thoughts?
     
  2. hilmar2k

    hilmar2k Hall Of Fame

    5,251
    4
    Mar 18, 2007
    What are you getting?
     
  3. Davenlr

    Davenlr Geek til I die

    9,136
    27
    Sep 16, 2006
    Make sure the program is in Dolby. Then toggle the DD off and back on in the setup, and see if anything changes. Sometimes it gets confused.
     
  4. peds48

    peds48 DIRECTV A-Team DBSTalk Club

    18,410
    909
    Jan 10, 2008
    NY
    How is your receiver connected to the surround sound receiver?
     
  5. jrr4

    jrr4 AllStar

    83
    0
    Sep 29, 2006
    I'm only getting the front speakers. I'm connected by HDMI
     
  6. RunnerFL

    RunnerFL DIRECTV A-Team

    17,044
    311
    Jan 4, 2006
    Are you sure the content you are watching is being broadcast in DD?
     
  7. hilmar2k

    hilmar2k Hall Of Fame

    5,251
    4
    Mar 18, 2007
    You may be watching something in DD 2.0, not 5.1.

    DD does not mean 5.1.
     
  8. jrr4

    jrr4 AllStar

    83
    0
    Sep 29, 2006
    Almost certain. Wouldn't Fast Five on HBO (tuned for testing purposes only) be in DD?
     
  9. RunnerFL

    RunnerFL DIRECTV A-Team

    17,044
    311
    Jan 4, 2006
    I'm well aware of that.
     
  10. hilmar2k

    hilmar2k Hall Of Fame

    5,251
    4
    Mar 18, 2007
    I am getting 5.1 on it here.
     
  11. jimmie57

    jimmie57 Hall Of Fame

    6,382
    291
    Jun 26, 2010
    Texas City, TX
    Check the settings for the particular HDMI input that you are using for the HR24. Each connection can usually be customized in the AV receiver. If it can and you have it set to Auto, try chanigng it to 1080i.
     
  12. SFNSXguy

    SFNSXguy EOE DBSTalk Club

    537
    2
    Apr 17, 2006
    Near San...
    Make sure the INPUT on your receiver is configured for surround -- most receivers require that each input have it's audio configured via a sub-menu.
     
  13. Richierich

    Richierich Hall Of Fame

    8,489
    7
    Jan 10, 2008
    I had a similar Problem where I was just getting DD 2.0 and that was the first time I became aware that there could be such a thing as DD 2.0. :eek2:
     
  14. MysteryMan

    MysteryMan DIRECTV A-Team DBSTalk Club

    8,223
    443
    May 17, 2010
    USA
    I've come across some movies on Blu-ray that are like that. "Casablanca" is mastered in DTS Master Audio English 1.0. "The Green Berets"is mastered in Dolby True HD English 1.0.
     
  15. sigma1914

    sigma1914 DIRECTV A-Team DBSTalk Club

    14,573
    369
    Sep 5, 2006
    Allen, TX
    Is that just the center speaker?
     
  16. MysteryMan

    MysteryMan DIRECTV A-Team DBSTalk Club

    8,223
    443
    May 17, 2010
    USA
    Yes
     
  17. sigma1914

    sigma1914 DIRECTV A-Team DBSTalk Club

    14,573
    369
    Sep 5, 2006
    Allen, TX
    That's got to sound weird.
     
  18. Hoosier205

    Hoosier205 New Member

    6,659
    14
    Sep 3, 2007
    Not at all. That's how it should sound.
     
  19. MysteryMan

    MysteryMan DIRECTV A-Team DBSTalk Club

    8,223
    443
    May 17, 2010
    USA
    Believe it or not, in both cases it's a improvement over previous versions released on DVD.
     
  20. peds48

    peds48 DIRECTV A-Team DBSTalk Club

    18,410
    909
    Jan 10, 2008
    NY
Thread Status:
Not open for further replies.

Share This Page