The only thing im not able to get working is the volume control of the receiver via the ORM when im using the settopbox. Can you clarify why you are still using the AV receiver (with or without speakers)? This device is perfect for use with HDTV's with no dedicated audio output allowing the audio to be extracted from the ARC enabled HDMI connection and sent to a non-HDMI equipped amplifier, AVR, or active speakers. If you connect a TV that supports HDMI Control to the unit with an HDMI cable, you can control the unit (such as power and volume) with TV remote control operations. So the total cost would be about $80 to use the Soundstick for the new OLED TV. There will be no benefit for you to go with ARC just use the optical to rca converter since your just doing 2.0 anyway and you dont care about truehd or dts'x or any other thing for that matter. Normally the TV will control the volume of the Beam using the HDMI-CEC protocol via the HDMI-ARC port. Top subscription boxes – right to your door, © 1996-2020, Amazon.com, Inc. or its affiliates. After viewing product detail pages, look here to find an easy way to navigate back to pages you are interested in. ARC or Audio Return Channel is a feature of the HDMI Specification (available on HDMI version 1.4 and forward) that allows you to send audio "upstream" from your TV's HDMI Input port back to your Audio System's HDMI Output port. AV Porn/Subgrade. £13.99. The specific information I'd like to know, is that if I connect a simple, non-remote controlled amplifier via an HDMI ARC audio extractor (& RCA connection to the amp) will the TV remote control still control the volume? Well the big benefit for me would be volume control over HDMI CEC (both these devices support apparently). Thanks for your input! Make sure the Bravia sync settings of the TV is set to On. 192KHz HDMI ARC Audio Adapter Digital to Analog RCA Converter HDMI to 3.5mm Jack Audio Extractor 4K Digital LPCM 2.0 to Analog L/R TV Sound to Headphone Speaker Amplifier Volume Control Synchronously. $21.99 $ 21. Extracts the HDMI audio signal from a HDTV's ARC connection and converts it to a line level analog stereo output; Supports HDMI audio sampling rates up to 192 kHz; Simultaneous audio from the TV speakers and Line Level output; Supports volume control from the TV's remote control via CEC function; Plug and play with no software required You control the TV with its own remote. I have some B&W ceiling speakers driven by a mini amp behind the TV . Is the volume on the ARC channel changed or does it try to instruct the ARC connected 'device' to change the volume? 99 $35.99 $35.99. Since my speakers don't have a remote control, If I use optical I'll either have to change the volume manually or use a second device with IR receiver to adjust volume. On the samsung television of also detects my Receiver on audio output. So if your audio speaker only have analog input ports, the only solution is HDMI ARC to analog audio converter (3.5mm AUX/ RCA) In addition to analog (3.5mm AUX / RCA) audio output, these converters also added the mainstream Optical or digital coaxial audio … Most Samsung TVs support the HDMI feature called Audio Return Channel.HDMI-ARC is designed to reduce the amount of cables between your TV and an external Home Theatre System or Soundbar. So they’ll need to go into an HDMI matrix, 4 in, 2 out. Sound bars usually have fewer HDMI inputs compared to a TV making ARC connection the best way to go. Using devices such as TV boxes for Apple TV or Amazon Fire TV, PS3, PS4, Wii U, Blu-Ray players, and DVD players often means you won’t have the audio output you need. Why You Want HDMI-CEC. (Power interlock, volume control using the TV's remote control, etc. Ie. EASYCEL HDMI ARC Audio Converter Adapter Extractor, HDMI ARC Audio Input to Analog Stereo L/ R + 3.5mm Jack Output, Supports Audio Volume Control for TV's Audio to Soundbar, Speaker and Amplifier 3.6 out of 5 stars 29 On the HDMI 4 ARC of the OCB i have a Cambridge Audio Azur 551rv2. The first thing to know is that, as a feature of the HDMI spec, ARC enables a TV to send audio signals upstream to a connected soundbar, a one-box home theater, or an AV receiver. The AGPtEK and the PROZOR both work to convert digital audio to analog. Make sure to use a high-speed HDMI cable that supports ARC and CEC control. Have you managed to solve it ? To use HDMI control, you need to perform the HDMI Control link setup after connecting HDMI Control-compatible devices. Shop HDMI ARC Audio Adapter, ... DAC Converter 192KHz,Techole Upgraded Digital to Analog Audio Converter with Volume Control,Optical to RCA L/R Audio Converter with Optical Cable,Coaxial Cable,USB Powered for PS3 PS4 Xbox Blu-ray TV 4.5 out of 5 stars 1,799. On the samsung television of also detects my Receiver on audio output. Is the volume on the ARC channel changed or does it try to instruct the ARC connected 'device' to change the volume? HDMI-CEC allows devices connected to your TV through HDMI ports to communicate back and forth with your TV. And enthusiasts big benefit for me would be about $ 80 to use Soundstick. Some worked well while the others died or turned to intermittent after a few months have `` ARC '',., there are professional audio amplifier chip and volume adjusting switch from a that. 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