START HERE - Pick the Right Kodi Box (updated January 2020)
(2016-02-16, 06:08)wrxtasy Wrote: Yes you really are between a Rock and a Hard place, but there is an easy fix.

The most cost effective solution that will fit your needs would be to grab one of these HDMI to Optical Audio extractors and team that up with a Nexus Player, that I believe is on sale for as low as $25. I would check that those Apps you need are supported first. They very likely are.

HDMI to S/PDIF Extractors:

J-Tech Digital Premium Quality 1080P HDMI To HDMI + Audio (SPDIF + RCA Stereo) Audio Extractor Converter (Support Apple TV 4 Gen)

ViewHD HDMI Audio Extractor | Optical Toslink + L/R Stereo Analog Converter Outputs | VHD-H2HSAs

I can look into that, but i was under the impression that, while that may get the audio to the receiver, it won't be received as DD5.1 or DTS but will just play in 2.0.

If i know i could do what you suggest and have a movie playing from kodi that's encoded as either DD5.1 or DTS sending all the channels to the receiver, i might just do that.

Does anyone know for sure?
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