Netflix gets Dolby Digital not working on some Samsung TVs




Netflix has support for Dolby Digital 5.1 removed from his applications for smart TVs from Samsung in the H-series and some blu-ray players. The company would be the surround sound does not get it to work so that only a stereo soundtrack is available.

Netflix lists the Samsung TVs from the H-series neatly in the list of TVs that would be Dolby Digital 5.1 playback suitable. The blu-ray players with model numbers H5500, H5900 and H6500 are listed as compatible with Dolby Digital soundtracks, but various tweakers Report on Gathering of Tweakers that in recent updates of the application the 5.1 display option has been removed. Also on other forums complained .

Inquiry at Netflix would learn that the Dolby Digital mode is removed because it would not work properly. The company would try to recover. Surround playback on the problematic Samsung phones and -blu-ray players According to Netflix it can take two to four weeks before the update is available. Until that time Netflix users have to settle for stereo sound.


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