Sky movies not playing in 5.1 surround using a Sony AV amp.


Novice Member
I finally connected up my old Sony AV Amp to my new LG CX Tv, using an optical cable (the amp is too old for HDMI) and have got it all working nicely with the auto selection and optical sound output for the TV. All the onboard apps work fine (Netflix, Amazon Prime, Disney +, etc.) as well as my PS5. However, when I watch a movie through my Sky Q box, it doesn't separate the sound properly! Is this down to my Sky box settings, or are Sky movies not Dolby digital, or whatever format is needed? This applies to all movies, and content viewed through my Sky box - HD, UHD, regular TV, etc.

Any thoughts on why this is?


Distinguished Member
$ky Q has separate settings for hdmi and optical out I have read on the $ky Q forums.
Enable DD or bitstream or whatever $ky call it and try that instead of PCM / stereo.

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