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OpenELEC Testbuilds for RaspberryPi (Kodi 17.0)
(2016-03-01, 15:33)jarvismeier Wrote:
(2016-03-01, 12:29)Caramba69 Wrote:
(2016-02-29, 16:48)popcornmix Wrote: No. The GPU is unchanged (apart from clock frequency) and that determines that audio passthrough capability.

So this means that the Pi 3 doesn't support HD Audio passthrough?

no it doesn't. The pi3 is the same as the pi2 just with faster clock rates, a 64bit cpu and built in wifi/bluetooth. The GPU (video core IV) is the same as all the rest of the Pi's. It will decode HDAudio to lossless PCM (same as PS4); PCM is a perfect bit match to pass through HD. You just won't see the HD Audio light turn on in your receiver.

And - to be fair - you won't get Dolby Atmos or DTS:x content played in that format. You will also not be able to play the handful of 5.1/7.1 192kHz releases losslessly as the Pi tops out at 4.0 at 192kHz. Within those constraints - which or many of us are non-issues - it's a great solution.
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RE: OpenELEC Testbuilds for RaspberryPi (Kodi 17.0) - by noggin - 2016-03-01, 15:40
RPI 3 no internet access on wifi - by b1m1 - 2016-03-09, 14:44


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