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Postby ejhartman91 » Wed Jan 16, 2019 10:10 pm

Does anyone use HDMI ARC for their soundbar?

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Postby Tyler » Thu Jan 17, 2019 8:13 am

ejhartman91 wrote:Source of the post Does anyone use HDMI ARC for their soundbar?

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Nope, like you, I have the Harmony Hub for my soundbar (and Roku). Is ARC and CEC the same thing? I've tried getting CEC to control a Raspberry Pi years ago, but I couldn't figure it out. I think that was on me though.

I think you just need to plug it in, enable it, and give it a go!
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Postby Tyler » Wed Jan 30, 2019 8:26 am

I'm able to turn my TV on/off via the audio receiver once I enabled CEC on the tv. My Harmony hub wasn't able to control the tv fro the closed closet and I didn't want to use the Harmony dongle to extend the range out the door (plus I couldn't find it)
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Postby ejhartman91 » Wed Jan 30, 2019 11:38 am

Tyler wrote:Source of the post Is ARC and CEC the same thing?

From what I can tell based on my limited research, ARC is the tech that the handles the upstream/downstream audio. CEC refers to the tech that allows your TV to control other devices (soundbar, receiver, etc.).

Turns out my soundbar doesn't have HDMI in/out, so I can't even try it...looks like it's time to upgrade?

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