UE40MU6400 Can I passthrough Xbox SX HDMI audio to old Denon avr via spdif?

Gr1f

Member
Hi folks,
As I don't sue my Denon AVR for video anymore as it's not 4k I simply connected Xbox one direct to TV via HDMI and then connected spdif to the Denon AVR.
With Xbox Series X there's no Optical out. Is it possible to simply connect TV spdif to Denon AVR and get 5.1?

So

Xbox SX –> HDMi –> UE40MU6400
UE40MU6400 –>Spdif –> Denon AVR

I know I can get a splitter but wondering if this might work instead?

Your help always very much appreciated!
 

Gr1f

Member
Hmm, I think I answered some of my own Question :) Seems to work but only offering me options for PCM, Dolby Digital or DTS Neo 25. DTS is greyed out.

I'll see what happens when I reboot everything
 

next010

Distinguished Member
PCM = stereo
Dolby = Dolby 5.1
DTS Neo 25 = stereo upmix to 5.1

if you get audio lag with Dolby switch to PCM.
 

Gr1f

Member
Ok figured it out. It does seem to work. The Xbox series x needed to be set to DTS. Now the Avr is receiving dts. Happy days
 

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