Bought the same manufacturer soundbar as my TV hoping to be able to use my TVs remote and not have any HDMI issues.
I am using OTA programs, very simple I thought. Connected as per instructions HDMI ARC (jack# 2 on my TV) and HDMI OUT on the soundbar. The Anynet+ is turned on on both TV and soundbar. When powered on both units the bar showed source as "TV ARC" and I can control the soundbar volume with my TV remote control. The problem is - no sound out of the bar.
Just to verify the soundbar is working I connected TV and soundbar with optical cable and everything works.
Samsung tech support could not help after 1h 30min and three different people, although I must admit the questions I was asked showed that I did not talk to a someone who actually knows about soundbars, HDMI connectivity etc...
Went through much of the huge thread about HW-E450, as they refered to it "master" thread, but did not see anything like mine situation.
Any info would be much appreciated.