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Which audio files can I select on my Philips player?

When you play a video from a disc, the available audio formats depend on the following factors:

  • The type of audio connection
  • The type of disc and the format in which the audio is stored
  • The selected digital audio format (only for S/PDIF and HDMI connections)
  • The type of accessory equipment that you have connected to reproduce the sound.

If you use a digital connection:

  • If the player is connected by HDMI:

    • A Blu-ray disc allows you to select 2-Channel, 5.1-Channel or bitstream
    • A DVD with Dolby Digital allows you to select stereo front or bitstream from disc
    • A DVD with DTS PCMallows you to select bitstream or bitstream from disc
  • If the player is connected by S//PDIF (Coaxial or optical)

    • A Blu-ray disc with PCMallows you to select 2-Channel, bitstream or bitstream from disc
    • A DVD with Dolby Digital allows you to select stereo front or bitstream from disc
    • A DVD with DTS PCM allows you to select bitstream or bitstream from disc

If you use an analog connection:

  • Stereo outputs (Red/White)

    • will produce an analogue stereo signal when you play a Blu-ray disc or a DVD with Dolby Digital
    • will produce no signal when you play a DVD with DTS only
  • 5.1-Channel analog

Note: This connection is unsuitable to connect speakers directly and will output an audio signal in the following formats:

  • 5.1-Channel when you play a Blu-ray disc
  • Stereo front when you play a DVD with Dolby Digital.
  • No signal when you play a DVD with DTS only

The information on this page applies to the following models: BDP9000/37 .

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