Originally Posted by rutlian
When this thing becomes a reality do we need to set our sammy 1500 audio to PCM? should be right?
If you want the Samsung to decode the codecs and send to your receiver, yes. If you would prefer to bitstream, you can still do that. If you are sombody that has an HDMI receiver, but not one that supports HDMI 1.3 and can decode all the lossless codecs, you can now get DTS-HD-MA and enjoy 100% of the lossless tracks.
Also, if you like the advanced extras (PiP) you are not forced to change your settings (if your bitstreaming audiophile) to get secondary audio.
I am sure some people will still prefer bitstreaming, but it is nice to have choices
And I am pleasently surprised to see Samsung update this. I wrote DTS-HD-MA decoding on the player off well before I bought it. Since this is going in an upstairs room (still use the PS3 as my primary player) I can now consider getting a used HDMI receiver for the audio and save some money.