Hi all. First post here. I finally took the jump to Blu-ray and a 7.1 sound system. I've recently purchased the Onkyo HT-S6200 HTIB and the Sony BDP-N460 blu ray player. I have it all connected to a Samsung LN52B750 TV. I ran through the automatic (Audyssey) setup and all the speakers work great.
However... whenever I play a blu-ray disc, no sound comes out of the back speakers. The center, front left\
ight and side left\
ight speakers work great. Am I correct in thinking that I MUST have a 7.1 blu-ray disc that has 7.1 sound on it to hear anything from the rear speakers? Most of the newer blu-rays I've seen on netflix only say 5.1 Dolby TrueHD and 5.1 DTS-HD.
The HT-S6200 receiver has a "Dolby PLIIx Movie" and "Dolby Digital EX" settings that put sound out of the back speakers but from what I understand, it's just putting the sound from the side speakers out the back. Should I even concern myself with these settings?
I'm kind of at the end of my rope with all this. It's been tough getting everything up since I'm not up to speed on all this stuff. I'm starting to ask myself why I bought a 7.1 system if it is only going to output 5.1 sound! Any help would be appreciated!!!!