It sure is fun to watch... But if the game does support LPCM 5.1 (ex. when I have it set to surround I don't get any surround effect, when I have it set to stereo I get all the distinctive individuated sound cues moving independently. any 1 who used optical anything when using hdmi needs a lesson.[as long as your receiver accepts hdmi] only way to go. http://nadrp.com/wii-u/wii-surround-sound-not-working.html
My receiver shows the inout as MULTI PCM but i too do not hear any sounds in the rear channelsClick to expand... EDIT: See System update 4.0.0 Here "A setting to select which cable outputs sound is available through "TV" Users can choose to output sound through an HDMI cable, non-HDMI cable, or Nintendo Network ID: hubang Back to top #19 aMaG1CaLmAnG1Na aMaG1CaLmAnG1Na Cheep-Cheep Members 102 posts Posted 30 November 2012 - 02:27 PM Wow $128 solution CURRENTLY PLAYING: ZombiU, Black Ops 2, Super Upcoming Events Event Date NA NA Note, times are in Eastern Time (US) format unless otherwise noted. http://en-americas-support.nintendo.com/app/answers/detail/a_id/2046/~/surround-sound-is-not-working
Even if your TV didn't mangle the audio, the optical cable can only send a stereo signal in LPCM. I thought the Wii U only supported 5.1 channel.Click to expand... Works great. So Wii U will not support Dolby Digital, Pro Logic, or DTS....none of that.
I can comprehend that if you have your Wii U hooked up to a receiver via HDMI which doesn't understand PCM Multichannel and the surround setting of the Wii U sends If this were a receiver, i would agree with you that option is necessary. Back to top #15 DanJiblets DanJiblets Bullet Bill Members 357 posts Fandom:Nintendo, Halo Posted 27 November 2012 - 07:24 PM I have Dolby, works fine. Wii U Dolby Digital That dual audio output option is hidden away for no reason!
Sadly, it's what forced me to upgrade to switching HDMI. Wii U Surround Sound Optical Almost all modern receivers do LPCM. Still, it should be mentioned that the result is not comparable to the true 5.1 output that Multichannel can offer. http://en-americas-support.nintendo.com/app/answers/detail/a_id/2151/~/no-sound-from-the-television and I mean amazing.
are you paid to haze the new guy or something? Wii Surround Sound it's been the requirement that 5.1 signals are encoded into video for years now. You're still not getting a proper discrete encoded 5.1 soundtrack on Netflix. Our games database should be able to help out in a pinch, if needed.
As my receiver supports PCM Multichannel via HDMI I can't really try to create this problem in the first place - when I set my Wii U to "surround" I get Your rear audio channels will not output any audio.Click to expand... Wii U Surround Sound Games In fact, I was using an optical receiver with no HDMI that ive had for 7 years or so. Wii U Audio Settings Optical Out and Coaxial Out are Old digital outputs, the Wii U is nextbgen which is 1 digital output HDMI.
If you want TRUE 5.1 surround from the Wii U, you MUST have a receiver that does LPCM. lol Anyway I'm glad you got this figured out, now I don't have to look into what to buy when I get a surround sound system. I'm dumbfounded because I bought the wrong sound system for Wii U and now I'm gonna have to return it and get this one. Less crap to deal with and "shocker" the experience is the same. No Sound On Wii
Try /r/gamesale or /r/gameswap! Tweet Thread Status: Not open for further replies. Which is totally forgivable, except even their own games don't support LPCM 5.1. http://nadrp.com/wii-u/wii-u-sound-not-working.html Those consoles are pure gold when it comes to this sort of stuff, and also have optical outs.
How to Try a different cable if one is available. Wii U Sound Only On Gamepad AND IF NINTENDO IS TOO THRIFTY, WHY NOT MAKE A PAID DOLBY APP (Which would support DLP II, Dolby DIGITAL)!!?? Thanks for the heads up.
After that I still have my PC which is connected to my home theater setup. never good. But...you know...fanboys...Click to expand... "optical outs" LMFAO Should the Wii U also have s-video, composite video , stereo rca out? Lpcm To Dolby Digital Converter If you go into the options for sound I believe, (I haven't had to actually do this) you should be able to select sound to go through both.
granted it does do what you say in that it allows uncompressed LPCM surround sound when gaming, but you can also stream movies and music in 7.1 surround as long as Seems pricey for that adaptor on the US Amazon though, my UK Amazon has the exact same for 88p or $1.46 with free delivery :/ permalinkembedsaveparentgive gold[–]nemeth88ImperatorPat 0 points1 point2 points 2 years why would you rather fold your arms and be antagonistic? Vita has the best picture quality as far as portables though, but still a smaller screen than the gamepad, and harder to grip for the length of a show.
It's unacceptable that it doesn't support any other proprietary formats. That said, I've been there.