UN55HU8550 + Denon AVR-2112CI Audio Return Control
I've been having difficulties with getting my new Samsung TV UN55HU8550 to work with my Denon AVR-2112CI using ARC. My goal is to be able to have the sound of the Samsung Smart TV apps to go through my Denon receiver.
Right now I have a brand new high speed HDMI cable connected from HDMI 4 on the Samung TV to the monitor out of the Denon receiver. Both of these ports are labelled ARC. I have also enabled HDMI control on the Denon receiver. Which after doing this I was able to select "receiver" as the TV sound output via the Samsung speaker settings.
Here are the HDMI settings I have on the receiver:
Audio Lip Sync: On
HDMI Audio Out: AMP
HDMI Control: Yes
Standby Source: Last
P. Off Control: All
and my Samsung speaker settings:
TV Sound Output: Receiver
While using the volume up/down on the Samsung remote I see on screen next to the speaker icon "AVR-2112". So it seems like some part of the audio return control is working.
I have even tried unplugging all the the HDMI inputs I have going into the receiver (i.e. cable box, bluray, apple tv) with no luck.
Using an optical cable going from the tv to receiver and that seems to work. However I really would prefer to get the audio return control working.
Is there anything else I can try? Is there something else I need to set on the receiver? Do I need to set the input selector on the receiver to a particular one?
I thought this was going to be easy but after spending a few hours on it I almost ready to admit defeat. I wonder if the issue is with the denon receiver.
thanks for any help,