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#432862 - 07/21/19 04:20 PM Question about ARC
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Hello all: I just bought a new TV, amplifier and processor. The TV is an LG 55SK8000PUA; the amplifier is an Outlaw model 5000 with an Outlaw model 975 processor. Both the TV and processor have HDMI ARC input/outputs. Looking to the handbooks for both products, I still cannot get the ARC to work. I want to feed that audio into my M80V3’s. I am not certain how ARC works technically, whether or not ARC is supposed to override any other connections when I need use it or not. Your help is needed and appreciated. Thank you all.


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#432863 - 07/21/19 06:53 PM Re: Question about ARC [Re: Captain4105]
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The TV audio menu should include an option to enable ARC.
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#432864 - 07/21/19 07:01 PM Re: Question about ARC [Re: Captain4105]
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The Outlaw also needs to have HDMI ARC selected for audio. See p.32 of Outlaw manual.
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#432865 - 07/21/19 09:03 PM Re: Question about ARC [Re: Captain4105]
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Also make sure you're using at least HDMI 1.3 cable. Earlier cables don't ARC.
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#432866 - 07/22/19 01:49 AM Re: Question about ARC [Re: Captain4105]
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Thanks Mojo, I’ll try it all.

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#432868 - 07/22/19 10:43 AM Re: Question about ARC [Re: Captain4105]
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#432870 - 07/22/19 10:14 PM Re: Question about ARC [Re: Captain4105]
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...because unlike Emotivas, they don't implode when powering M80s.
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#433247 - 09/11/19 12:17 AM Re: Question about ARC [Re: Captain4105]
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Well I tried everything I could think of including contacting Outlaw support. Unfortunately support is only through computer rather than live. Here is the problem now, I can't see any "On Screen Display," it just doesn't show. Outlaw confirmed that my setup is correct in terms of connections. I bought the latest HDMI connection cable I could find. I am so frustrated with this problem. My thinking is if I could get the OSD working I'd be able to enable the ARC on the processor. I am pretty sure I have it enabled on the TV. Has anyone any other thoughts?

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#433248 - 09/11/19 10:52 AM Re: Question about ARC [Re: Captain4105]
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Captain, ARC on that LG is supported on HDMI2. Is that the port your Outlaw is connected to?
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#433252 - 09/11/19 09:15 PM Re: Question about ARC [Re: Captain4105]
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Yes Mojo.

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