My TV is a Vizio E371VA. Select Audio Output. I still cannot see anything in the specs to indicate that AAC is not supported (even on the aussie Sony website.) However, if others have tried and thats the solution, To enjoy surround sound, you need to connect your WD TV box to A/V receiver via S/PDIF port (using an optical cable) or HDMI output, and set “Digital” audio output using Source
If you are using HDMI for video and a S/PDIF connection to output 5.1 surround sound Best audio solution for ripping DVD/BD to WD TV/WD TV Live/ WD TV Live Plus Now when i try to play any file on my WD TV Live I get "Browse error. Maybe because the new players can stream content over the internet though, that is only a guess on my part. Blu-ray Software Blu-ray Disc Great Found Deals! Get More Information
All my movies are H.264 video with either DTS Master Audio, Dolby True HD or ac3 in MKV container. I've read the same on their on support forums. Bostock 2011-12-27 13:05:25 UTC #13 thanks for that. i have just rolled back to 1.04.12 by following instructions here: http://wdc.custhelp.com/app/answers/detail/a_id/5860/related/1/session/L2F2LzEvdGltZS8xMzI0OTg4MDA5L3NpZC9qS2pyVERNaw%3D%3D i can now hear DTS audio using optical audio again. Ad Choices Baselworld is only a few weeks away.
Now when i try to play any file on my WD TV Live I get "Browse error. shri_s123 2010-10-26 09:08:40 UTC #15 ok...since my last post, I did a few tests with a demo 1080i Dolby TrueHD file. I can do this but I wanted the incremental step of using the optical output on it to feed my external D2A.Thats where it falls apart. Same files play on Twonky server and iPad and iPhone with Plex application (I have both Plex and Twonky).
HTPC - Linux Chat HTPC - Mac Chat Home Entertainment & Theater Builder Dedicated Theater Design & Construction General Home Theater & Media/Game Here is my problem.. If it does not, it will downmix the audio to Stereo. Once again, support has no clue With the above said, can we really confirm anything by contacting support.
I had to modify it slightly and now everything works great. My plan was to get it to see my flac files over the network that reside on the desktop and play them on the downstairs stereo. Join the club, we have all the answers here, occasionally they're even right! Reply 0 Kudos Report Content MK_Slinky Contributor 652 Posts June 2014 Re: No Dolby Digital Output from connected WDTV Live Options Mark as New Bookmark Subscribe Subscribe to RSS Feed Highlight
It only works with Dolby surround, not DTS. try here You might get a response in the dedicated HDMI forum here.http://www.avsforum.com/avs-vb/forumdisplay.php?f=168 moxie1617 is offline Quote post #12 of 13 Old 11-06-2011, 01:23 PM iowanudist Newbie Join Date: Nov Wd Tv Live Aac 5.1 Problem Funk Audio HAS Advanced Audio and Imaging Solutions KEF Music Lounge Power Sound Audio Sewell Direct – Connect Anything SVS Community Wd Media Player My old MKV's movie with DD are played withou sound.
The User Manual is your friend..., seek forth and ye shall find answers. http://codebuz.com/wd-tv/wd-hd-live-hdmi-not-working.html This just copies, bit-for-bit, the soundtrack on your DVD." - use it anyhow. See compatible TVsSupportSupportMySonyCommunity Community Share your experience CommunityCategoryBoardKnowledge BaseUsers turn on suggestions Auto-suggest helps you quickly narrow down your search results by By default, AAC/Dolby Digital 5.1 audio will be decoded in 2 channels and outputted to left and right speakers only when playing MKV and other videos with WD TV players. Hdmi Cec
sneals2000 is offline Quote Remove Advertisements Sponsored Links AVS Forum Advertisement Reply HDTV Technical AVS Forum | Home Theater Discussions And Reviews > HDTV > HDTV Technical > WDTV Anyway great delusion with the wd tv live streaming firmware... TonyPh12345 2011-12-21 18:36:16 UTC #2 Redo the setup. HTPC - Linux Chat HTPC - Mac Chat Home Entertainment & Theater Builder Dedicated Theater Design & Construction General Home Theater & Media/Game have a peek here Getting the latest news is easy, Click Here for info on how to join the Watchuseek.com newsletter list.
This is thru the optical cable of my receiver. havanu Smack-Fu Master, in training Registered: Jul 31, 2002Posts: 70 Posted: Wed Dec 25, 2013 6:01 pm Your receiver itself could be the culprit.I have a WD Live, and optical out Even though it's not a showstopper, it would be nice to know if there's a fix for the subtitle problem...
HDMI 5.1 digital audio will be mixed down to 2-channel digital audio for the TV's digital audio terminal. Content not available". The WDLive is most commonly connected via HDMI or Optical SPDIF to a multichannel capable receiver/amplifier that can decode the Dolby Digital or DTS encoded soundtracks in most media files. What the hell.
With that said, something is happening different in the WDTV generation 2 and the WDTV Live Plus where Audio output via HDMI is concerned. I Think the only good soluction is build up a new firmware and sono because i purchase my new Wd Tv live streaming 1 month ago and I can use it. AVSForum.com is not sponsored by or in any way affiliated with AV Science Inc. Check This Out Dr.Slinky McVelvet - Inventor of the word 'Mellifluous' - 30.12.14 Reply 0 Kudos Report Content Quinnicus Expert 9,159 Posts June 2014 Re: No Dolby Digital Output from connected WDTV Live Options
Take a look at this thread, post#3 mainly. Use Wordpad to open the xml file and within that file you will find the above lines which you can modify. Thanks, John. The WD Live has an option for putting the audio output through the optical connection and it has four independently (and simultaneously) options - AAC capable receiver, Dolby Digital capable receiver,
no S/PDIF inputs around to receive its inputs in my testing labs. Recommended ifyou are using a 2- or 4-speaker entertainment unit. Its an exercise hooking this system up let me tell you and yes, I have a 'map' to help me. i.e.
Bonus question: the NAS likely does not support transcoding and thus only tries to direct play. 0 ian78 Posts: 213Members, Plex Pass Plex Pass September 2014 I'm using 2 wdtv live True-HD will also play the core AC3 track in an MKV container. What isn't clear is whether it will actually play the True-HD track in an M2TS container -- some folks Good luck! Digital output via Optical only - Select this if you have a receiver connected via optical connection.
Add the ticks, doesnt hurt. Good luck mkelley 2010-10-26 15:37:53 UTC #17 Actually, to be clear, DTS-HD does NOT work -- what happens is that the Live will pass through the DTS core (NOT the HD johncccccc is offline Quote post #4 of 13 Old 08-07-2011, 06:59 PM - Thread Starter johncccccc Member Join Date: Aug 2011 Posts: 26 Mentioned: 0 Post(s) Tagged: 0 He suggests that I rip the core DD 5.1 track and then remix it with the movie..
However I flashed both wdtv live units with the brad firmware so it plays all file formats under high [email protected] 0 OttoKerner Posts: 16,231Members, Plex Pass, Plex Ninja Plex Ninja September I do really like this product. If you like, you can also convert audio to DTS and AAC 5.1, or simply transcode one audio track with other audio streams pass-through. which rollback procedure did you follow to get back to previous firmware?
johncccccc is offline Quote post #10 of 13 Old 08-11-2011, 05:09 PM - Thread Starter johncccccc Member Join Date: Aug 2011 Posts: 26 Mentioned: 0 Post(s) Tagged: 0 Reply 0 Kudos Report Content on June 2014 MK_Slinky Contributor 652 Posts Solution - Re: No Dolby Digital Output from connected WDTV Live 0 Kudos Hey mate!Just had some feedback from Wait for a new release? Does anybody know if there's a way to get at least some sound until this is properly fixed in firmware? I asked the D2A manufacturer and the reply was as follows: "I checked some information about the WD Live on the internet, but could not find what the actual format is