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don't down vote it just because it's not literally Dolby Atmos. There are a few old HDMI receivers that don't have LPCM support although most should, my $130 Denon that I got a couple years back works fine. Could I have something wrong with my Wii U audio, or could it be my receiver is having issues with what it is getting from the Wii U? I promise you will hear that the difference is 2.0 to 5.1 permalinkembedsaveparentgive gold[–]neomancr[S] -1 points0 points1 point 1 year ago(0 children)Dolby pro logic ii is pretty good 5.1 dude.

That's my real complaint. Nintendo Support Support Home > Article Search Find the answer to your question Search Surround Sound Is Not Working Applies to: Wii U Deluxe, Wii U Basic Situation: After connecting the If you dont have the hardware to support it, dont hate on Nintendo for your short comings But. The point is you can't stream in 5.1 on Wii U, but can on other consoles.

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Those consoles are pure gold when it comes to this sort of stuff, and also have optical outs. What to Do: Connect the Wii U console to an AV Amplifier using a high-speed HDMI cable. To get analogue Dolby Pro Logic (2) setting the Wii U to surround should be the way to go.

  1. It's an impressive codec for what it is, no doubt (I'd recommend starting here to learn how it works), but all this video does is prove that you didn't stumble on
  2. if you can't get it working just set your wii u sound output to Stereo in the settings menu.
  3. too many little kids on this board.
  4. jordan122345 Early Animal Crossing Resident Joined: Feb 24, 2001 Messages: 1,727 Date Posted: Jan 4, 2013 #42 soright34 said: ↑ I agree and this is VERY disappointing.
  5. Now go hook up a PS3 or an Xbox 360 or even a Chromecast to hear what a real discrete 5.1 soundtrack is supposed to sound like through Dolby Digital or
  6. thanks!
  7. All digital audio starts off as LPCM.
  8. Everyone is happy that the Wii U is only $300 and that Nintendo is not selling at a lose, but the console itself is so bare bones that my 7 year

It's unacceptable that it doesn't support any other proprietary formats. Subreddit Guidelines HOVER FOR MORE INFO All users are expected to be respectful to other users at all times. I'll do a re shoot sometime soon with lessons I learned from how uncoordinated my gadget juggling was. Wii U Audio Settings The original fat PS3 uncompressed DTS-MA and Dolby TrueHD from Blu rays on its end and always sent LPCM for those, but it didnt hurt much as it was lossless.

All Rights Reserved Theme designed by Audentio Design. Wii U Surround Sound Optical Back to top #11 illogicology illogicology Shy Guy Members 39 posts Posted 27 November 2012 - 01:38 PM It's a sing along, start again and we'll jump in on the second So the Wii U should not have Optical cable support because it's "NEXT GEN" durpy durp bla bla bla that's last gen bla bla bla.....but then you go on to say For example I could put out a Dolby surround signal through my receiver as a regular stereo sound - using only the two front speakers.

i really can't tell the difference between Dolby digital 5.1 and Dolby pro logic ii 5.1. Wii U Dolby Digital If it's not working properly there might be some compatibility issue with your audio receiver. You've kinda answered your own question. The sound of traffic zooms pass behind you and collisions do fly over your shoulder and land where the appropriate speaker is mounted behind you.

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Saying you found the secret to 5.1 surround sound in Netflix on the Wii U when you're just using Dolby Pro Logic II is like saying I found the secret to I don't recall any issues with other games. No Sound On Wii How to If you are able to receive sound when bypassing your receiver, then you will need to contact the receiver's manufacturer for additional support. Wii U Surround Sound Games My PS3 can stream in DD 5.1.

Link to original sources when posting news. ghstbstrMember Since: May 27, 2006Posts: 8790ghstbstrFollowForum Posts: 8790Followed by: 0Reviews: 12 Stacks: 0Forum Karma: 0#5 Posted by ghstbstr (8790 posts) - 3 years, 11 months agoI have a LG 3D Blu-Ray My receiver shows the inout as MULTI PCM but i too do not hear any sounds in the rear channelsClick to expand... Agree with comments higer up in this thread, that Wii U should support DD and DTS these are just standard formats. Wii U Sound Only On Gamepad

DTS-MA and Dolby TrueHD are like a zip file, uncompressing gives you exactly what you started with. but also please don't down vote if it does work on yours, just post the type of receiver you have so I can list it as a non working confirmation. Print Did this information answer your question? This will be the difference on where I buy my multi plat formers games PS3 Dolby/DTS vrs 2.0 stereo/prologic....Are you kidding me?

It's not a question of being behind or advanced, it's a question of basic features not being supported on a so called next gen machine, when older machines support them and Lpcm To Dolby Digital Converter I might get a one soon, though... This is bullshit.Click to expand...

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I'd pay $10 for it.Click to expand... You can do this on the old Wii. Nintendo saved on Wii U manufacturing costs by not including an Optical out port (In addition to Ethernet and other cost saving measures).Here, for Audiophiles, let me break things down for Wii U Audio Out DTS-MA and Dolby TrueHD are like a zip file, uncompressing gives you exactly what you started with.

However in my opinion all this has nothing to with tricking the Wii U to "unlocking Dolby", as you put it in your thread title. I have to set my Wii U to stereo and set my DTS Onkyo 7.1 receiver to Pro Logic to get surround from the wii u . Contribute to our Nintendo Network ID database, & add to your heart's content. It's not a question of being behind or advanced, it's a question of basic features not being supproted on a so called next gen machine, when older machines support them and

You're absolutely clueless.Click to expand... Everything starts and ends as LPCM. Back to top #16 Gamejunkie Gamejunkie Lakitu Members 2,198 posts Posted 28 November 2012 - 03:45 PM I find it very strange that the Wii U has no optical output.Why ? This is nothing new.

Make sure your Wii U is hooked to the receiver directly using HDMI (Optical cable from TV --> Receiver will NOT carry PCM surround sounds, and might result in the weird I am almost sure that LCPM 5.1 works on my receiver because I tried my my PS3 and if I remember correctly it worked. The fact that you post a Pro-Logic II video in your Youtube comments for people to "verify" it works is... It's the rabid fanboys that foam at the mouth and get all defensive and come running with torches and pitchforks because it gives them a sense of security in a community

If the game/video app doesn't support LPCM 5.1 (ex. LOLClick to expand... You receiver or dvd player then convert that back to LPCM to send to your speakers. I can add two more speakers to make it 7.1, but laziness forces me not to.

My Panasonic SA-HT05 has no HD sound, nor any HDMI connections. Last edited: Jan 4, 2013 phantomx, Jan 4, 2013 Last edited by phantomx, Jan 4, 2013 soright34 Noob Joined: Dec 28, 2010 Messages: 90 Date Posted: Jan 5, 2013 #44 All lcpm is not compressed. All rights reserved.Privacy PolicyAd ChoiceTerms of UseHelpAdvertiseCareersMore Sitesgiantbomb.comgamefaqs.commetacritic.comgamerankings.comReviewsLatest ReviewsPCPS4Xbox OneWii UNewsLatest NewsPCPS4Xbox OneWii UShowsBattlefield AcademyGameSpot NewsThe LobbyNew ReleasesScreen/PlayCommunityForumsCommunity Blog RSSGameSpot Game of the Week Use your keyboard!ESCLog in

Sorry. All digital audio starts off as LPCM. Don't have an account? Because a gaming machine should be able to give everyone the options they need for whatever set up they have.

Please help.0 points · 1 comment Help with DLC for Smash Bros "Unable to purchase as you already own some of this content"This is an archived post. GameFAQs Answers Boards Community Contribute Games What’s New Blocked IP Address Your IP address has been temporarily blocked due to a large number of HTTP requests. It's not an issue of PCM being worse...its an issue that Wii U is PCM or nothing at all. Haven't used the Wii U netfilx in awhile so i can't say if a update killed it.