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Nvidia Shield TV > Epson HC2100 (Projector) > SONOS BEAM Audio through Wifi Network?

  • 14 January 2021
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both the Beam and Nvidia Shield only has 1 HDMI port 

the Projector has 2 HDMI (one MHL) inputs and 1 3.5MM AUX Audio out.
I’m not trying to use the AUX out because that can only support 2 channels and what i want is 5.1 Surround sound at the very least. 

so what I’m wondering is if I connect the HDMI from the Shield to the Projector for the Video, can I choose the audio from the Shield to play on the SONO Beam though the the Wifi network connection? and the Beam would send audio to the SONOS Ones? 

 

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Best answer by Airgetlam 14 January 2021, 19:05

No, audio can not be sent to the Beam directly, other than via AirPlay 2, and that would only be stereo, not 5.1.

To get a Home Theater (5.1) signal to any capable Sonos device requires a wired connection, either optical or HDMI ARC / eARC. 

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No, audio can not be sent to the Beam directly, other than via AirPlay 2, and that would only be stereo, not 5.1.

To get a Home Theater (5.1) signal to any capable Sonos device requires a wired connection, either optical or HDMI ARC / eARC. 

thank you for clarifying that for me. 

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