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Very sorry if this has (probably) been asked before.

To eliminate lip sync on my LG B8/Sky/Arc System, do I just need an Arcana or do I need an additional switch too?
If you only have one HDMI source, then ARCANA is enough. See attached diagram
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I preordered the arcana/vertex 2 package and looking to have the following configuration. Pretty sure this will work as I expect, but would be nice to see some confirmation.

- Sources (xbox, fire tv cube) will be input to vertex2 matrix. May add a second fire TV to allowing streaming to both outputs.
- 1st output (TX0) will be to main TV. May use ARC functionality here to play TVs built-in apps.
- 2nd output (TX1) will be to the back patio. The output will then be split with a separate splitter to two TVs back there (both 4k 60Hz with a 4k 60Hz splitter). Audio will be provided by 2 Sonos Amps via TVs ARC connection, PCM stereo only.
- Audio output will always match TX0 video and go to Arcana, then to Sonos Arc for audio. The video output on the Arcana will be sent to a 1080p monitor in the back of the main room (open concept w/kitchen). No audio required with the monitor.

Will this work?
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I preordered the arcana/vertex 2 package and looking to have the following configuration. Pretty sure this will work as I expect, but would be nice to see some confirmation.

- Sources (xbox, fire tv cube) will be input to vertex2 matrix. May add a second fire TV to allowing streaming to both outputs.
- 1st output (TX0) will be to main TV. May use ARC functionality here to play TVs built-in apps.
- 2nd output (TX1) will be to the back patio. The output will then be split with a separate splitter to two TVs back there (both 4k 60Hz with a 4k 60Hz splitter). Audio will be provided by 2 Sonos Amps via TVs ARC connection, PCM stereo only.
- Audio output will always match TX0 video and go to Arcana, then to Sonos Arc for audio. The video output on the Arcana will be sent to a 1080p monitor in the back of the main room (open concept w/kitchen). No audio required with the monitor.

Will this work?
Yes absolutely !

Just make sure you understand that if you send same signal to TX0 and TX1, then it will only work if audio format does not exceed what the "two TVs back there" can support.
Cause if you send full audio format that exceed what those "two TVs back there" can support, then SONOS Arc will work but these 2 TVs won't be able to accept that audio format.
So when only main TV up you will have best video and best audio to SONOS Arc, but if you play same signal to main TV and "two TVs back there" then it will be up to what those 2 TVs support if you want video/audio on everything at the same time.

If you route main TV and "two TVs back there" separately from 2 different sources, then all will work at their best capabilities.

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Yes absolutely !

Just make sure you understand that if you send same signal to TX0 and TX1, then it will only work if audio format does not exceed what the "two TVs back there" can support.
Cause if you send full audio format that exceed what those "two TVs back there" can support, then SONOS Arc will work but these 2 TVs won't be able to accept that audio format.
So when only main TV up you will have best video and best audio to SONOS Arc, but if you play same signal to main TV and "two TVs back there" then it will be up to what those 2 TVs support if you want video/audio on everything at the same time.

If you route main TV and "two TVs back there" separately from 2 different sources, then all will work at their best capabilities.
Thanks for the response! So as an example, the TX0 (Sonos Arc audio) can handle DD+, while TX1 (Sonos Amps audio) can only handle DD. So when TX0 are on the same source (FireTV) I need to limit audio to DD. If just TX0, then opt for full DD+. Are there configuration options in Vertex2 to allow for this? FYI, I'm not sure that example would be a problem as I think TVs, 'back there' in this case, should be able to scale back DD+ to DD (I think I can test this with current equipment), but don't think that's the case for TrueHD.

As a followup, is there a configuration to only send video, no audio to TX1? Related, can the vertex2 or Arcana delay video by around 70ms or so? I ask because Sonos has the ability to group audio together across rooms, so I could play the Sonos amps 'back there' in stereo while Sonos Arc plays full audio using Sonos multiroom. However, for TV audio, Sonos Arc plays immediately, while grouped rooms are delayed for buffering requirements. Some adjustments can be made within Sonos, but the ability to make timing adjustments to audio and video within Vertex2 and Arcana could help make it all more seamless.
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Thanks for the response! So as an example, the TX0 (Sonos Arc audio) can handle DD+, while TX1 (Sonos Amps audio) can only handle DD. So when TX0 are on the same source (FireTV) I need to limit audio to DD. If just TX0, then opt for full DD+.

1. Are there configuration options in Vertex2 to allow for this? FYI, I'm not sure that example would be a problem as I think TVs, 'back there' in this case, should be able to scale back DD+ to DD (I think I can test this with current equipment), but don't think that's the case for TrueHD.

2. As a followup, is there a configuration to only send video, no audio to TX1?
3. Related, can the vertex2 or Arcana delay video by around 70ms or so? I ask because Sonos has the ability to group audio together across rooms, so I could play the Sonos amps 'back there' in stereo while Sonos Arc plays full audio using Sonos multiroom. However, for TV audio, Sonos Arc plays immediately, while grouped rooms are delayed for buffering requirements. Some adjustments can be made within Sonos, but the ability to make timing adjustments to audio and video within Vertex2 and Arcana could help make it all more seamless.
1. All that will be all automatic once initially set up for that.
2. yes you can mute audio going to any output
3. No, not possible to delay audio (or video)

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Thanks again for the responses. Greatly appreciated.
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If you only have one HDMI source, then ARCANA is enough. See attached diagram
So when they say PJ or Tv without ARC HDMI, are they including TVs with ARC HDMI but no eARC?

This is my set up. (Sony 930e Arc input HDMI 3)->Arcana split 1->Sonos ARC sound bar split 2 Apple TV 4K.

Will I get Dolby atmos sound through the Sonos Arc while watching the movie on the 930e display?

I’m sure this has been explained to death, but I wanted to make sure before I pull my CC out lol. Thanks for the help everyone!
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So when they say PJ or Tv without ARC HDMI, are they including TVs with ARC HDMI but no eARC?

This is my set up. (Sony 930e Arc input HDMI 3)->Arcana split 1->Sonos ARC sound bar split 2 Apple TV 4K.

Will I get Dolby atmos sound through the Sonos Arc while watching the movie on the 930e display?

I’m sure this has been explained to death, but I wanted to make sure before I pull my CC out lol. Thanks for the help everyone!
If you only watch content from your Apple TV 4k, not any built in TV apps, then it does not matter if your TV is ARC capable or not, you will not use that functionality. Your ATV connects to Arcana which connects to your TV to display video and your Sonos Arc to audio.

You would not need to connect the Arcana to the Arc labeled port on your TV. If you do want to use your TVs built in apps...things get a bit more complicated.
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If you do want to use your TVs built in apps...things get a bit more complicated.
Not really. It just might get more expensive. You'd only need to wire up the system following the diagram in the first post of this thread.
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If you only watch content from your Apple TV 4k, not any built in TV apps, then it does not matter if your TV is ARC capable or not, you will not use that functionality. Your ATV connects to Arcana which connects to your TV to display video and your Sonos Arc to audio.

You would not need to connect the Arcana to the Arc labeled port on your TV. If you do want to use your TVs built in apps...things get a bit more complicated.
Perfect. Speaking of video, I’m assuming I can still passthrough 4k DV HDR through the Arcana from the Apple TV 4K correct? Thanks for the insight!
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Not really. It just might get more expensive. You'd only need to wire up the system following the diagram in the first post of this thread.
I meant complicated in the sense that what you will need depends on whether or not Arcana gets the 'stretch goal' functionality mentioned on the product page.
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Perfect. Speaking of video, I’m assuming I can still passthrough 4k DV HDR through the Arcana from the Apple TV 4K correct? Thanks for the insight!
HDMI 2.0b Full Audio/Video passthrough up to 18Gbps/600MHz (SDR/HDR10/DV/LLDV)

https://www.hdfury.com/product/4k-arcana-18gbps/
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There is NO solution in the WORLD for SONOS ARC.

ARCANA is sole and world first solution for SONOS ARC.

What is the problem ?

eARC comes with HDMI2.1 TVs (HDMI input / eARC output) and it is also implemented on some HDMI 2.0b TVs and via HDMI output / eARC input on Audio Video Receiver or soundbar. 
This allows full audio sound playback up to Atmos over True HD from TV APPS and external HDMI sources connected to such eARC capable TV (HDMI input / eARC output) and retrieved via eARC capable sound system (HDMI output / eARC input).
eARC is not yet a perfect standard as some audio formats remain to be supported and might never be supported as manufacturers seem to start dropping support for some audio formats via eARC. 

On the other side HDMI2.1 AVR has technical challenges and highly associated cost to route 1500MHz/48Gbps signals. Manufacturers of audio systems might choose to offer eARC capable sound systems only and some like SONOS already did it with their SONOS ARC soundbar. Bose also went that way with their BOSE 500/700 soundbars and many manufacturers are expected to provide such eARC solution only over the years to come as HDMI2.1 and up TV will become the norm.
For manufacturers, it also means no video signal to handle, no licensing fee, no common hdmi issues, cable issues, etc..  
The problem is that such eARC only sound system will only work at its full capabilities from an eARC TV, reality of the market today is that there are still a lot of displays owned or brand new one that do not offer such HDMI input with eARC output.
Projectors, PC monitors and ARC 5.1 TVs are typical examples.

What is the solution ?

Basically, an eARC TV is accepting HDMI signals via its inputs and offering full audio via eARC from one of them (HDMI input / eARC output). Therefore, the challenge was to create a device that will act as an eARC TV, it should be capable of receiving HDMI signals via an HDMI input and capable of offering full audio via another HDMI input / eARC output. That's exactly what ARCANA is doing.

This did not exist in HDMI until we made it, normally in HDMI you cannot connect OUTPUT to OUTPUT or INPUT to INPUT. We did it.

ANY DEVICE HDMI OUTPUT (source, switcher, matrix, splitter, HDfury) > HDMI cable > DEVICE HDMI INPUT | "Digital Magic happens here" | simulated HDMI TV INPUT / eARC OUTPUT < HDMI cable < SONOS ARC HDMI OUTPUT / eARC INPUT

ARCANA details:
- Size: 99x60x22mm
- HDMI2.0b input up to 18Gbps/600MHz (SDR/HDR10/DV/LLDV)
- HDMI2.0b output up to 18Gbps/600MHz (SDR/HDR10/DV/LLDV)
- HDMI2.1 eARC input for Full Audio up to Atmos over True HD
- USB type C (for power)
- USB type A female (for USB stick update)
- RS232 jack connector (for integration and control, not needed for average user)
- Rotary switch for menu navigation
- OLED display (for signal info and menu)
- Allow DV content playback from LLDV capable source on ANY HDR10 display.
- Downscaler for UHD > FHD, 2160p > 1080p and 4K > 2K
- HDCP Converter
- Signal modification: Chroma, Color space and Color Depth
- Real time modification of HDR metadata Nits value.
- Signal information and details on OSD
Thanks a lot, everything is clear, but what if I only watch movies which might have Atmos or TrueHD from internet through the TV's apps and want to send the sound to Sonos Arc? But the TV has only ARC HDMI, how to use ARCANA in this situation?
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Thanks a lot, everything is clear, but what if I only watch movies which might have Atmos or TrueHD from internet through the TV's apps and want to send the sound to Sonos Arc? But the TV has only ARC HDMI, how to use ARCANA in this situation?
1. PLAY YOUR APPS from external source !
2. Read the FAQ !!!

My TV is ARC, can this device makes it eARC?

If your TV has ARC input, it cannot be converted to eARC short of buying new TV. The capabilities that your TV has over the ARC connection (5.1 or Atmos/DD+ for LG TV’s and some others) will remain unless the manufacturer decides to update it via firmware.

To overcome the limitation (or if there is no ARC connection such as in a projector or monitor) people are running theirs apps from external HDMI sources from which they can get FULL AUDIO up to Atmos over TrueHD.
Arcana takes ANY HDMI output from ANY HDMI device and passes the HDMI signal to TV and whatever sound format supported by the eARC device (typically SONOS Arc or BOSE 500/700), including Atmos over TrueHD.
For example: External HDMI source > Arcana > one output to TV/projector/monitor and one output to SONOS Arc.
Arcana allows for the transfer of FULL AUDIO including Atmos over True HD from any source, It does not alter anything on your TV. The ARC port of your TV does not gain any additional functionality.
Arcana converts any HDMI Video/Audio output from any device (source, switcher, splitter, matrix and any of our devices) into a suitable HDMI eARC port where SONOS Arc can receive FULL AUDIO including Atmos over TrueHD as well as an other format that your TV may not support.

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1. Play your apps from external source !
2. Read the faq !!!

my tv is arc, can this device makes it earc?

if your tv has arc input, it cannot be converted to earc short of buying new tv. The capabilities that your tv has over the arc connection (5.1 or atmos/dd+ for lg tv’s and some others) will remain unless the manufacturer decides to update it via firmware.

To overcome the limitation (or if there is no arc connection such as in a projector or monitor) people are running theirs apps from external hdmi sources from which they can get full audio up to atmos over truehd.
Arcana takes any hdmi output from any hdmi device and passes the hdmi signal to tv and whatever sound format supported by the earc device (typically sonos arc or bose 500/700), including atmos over truehd.
For example: External hdmi source > arcana > one output to tv/projector/monitor and one output to sonos arc.
Arcana allows for the transfer of full audio including atmos over true hd from any source, it does not alter anything on your tv. The arc port of your tv does not gain any additional functionality.
Arcana converts any hdmi video/audio output from any device (source, switcher, splitter, matrix and any of our devices) into a suitable hdmi earc port where sonos arc can receive full audio including atmos over truehd as well as an other format that your tv may not support.
Amen brother, Arcana simple elegant solution!!!! Way cheaper than an new panel!!

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Any idea when these could possibly ship?
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Any idea when these could possibly ship?
Before 1st OCTOBER is the sole date at the moment.
We prefer people expect it late and we manage to ship earlier rather than the other way around.

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Before 1st OCTOBER is the sole date at the moment.

We prefer people expect it late and we manage to ship earlier rather than the other way around.


Wow, ok thanks. Going to be a awhile.


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less than 3 months to build such hardware from scratch is a very short time and a very challenging task.

All credit goes to SONOS Arc community who helped making this possible by supporting the crowdfunding/pre-order.
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less than 3 months to build such hardware from scratch is a very short time and a very challenging task.



All credit goes to SONOS Arc community who helped making this possible by supporting the crowdfunding/pre-order.


I get it. Thanks


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Will the Arcana pass VRR from the Xbox One X?

My TV is ARC only, I need to retain ARC and CEC functionality so I can use apps on my TV, and get sound back to my eARC Yamaha receiver, while using the TV remote to control volume on my receiver (CEC). Is this possible?

Ultimately I would like to use the Arcana on my Xbox, send TrueHD Atmos to the Yamaha receiver while sending 4k video (HDR10) to my Samsung TV, VRR would be an added bonus. Is Arcana the device I need?

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Will the Arcana pass VRR from the Xbox One X?

My TV is ARC only, I need to retain ARC and CEC functionality so I can use apps on my TV, and get sound back to my eARC Yamaha receiver, while using the TV remote to control volume on my receiver (CEC). Is this possible?

Ultimately I would like to use the Arcana on my Xbox, send TrueHD Atmos to the Yamaha receiver while sending 4k video (HDR10) to my Samsung TV, VRR would be an added bonus. Is Arcana the device I need?

Thank you!
No device in the world can pass VRR and upcoming AVR that claim to do so will limit the fluctuation range so badly that it will render the feature useless.
VRR/Gsync/Freesync are tech made to be used from source to display direct and you are supposed to extract sound from source or from eARC TV.

You don't need ARCANA since your AVR have HDMI inputs.

You can use Vertex1 or Integral2 to get Atmos/true HD to your AVR INPUT and 4K HDR to your TV.

You already asked same question by email, please use one way and stick with it, otherwise you waste time, we waste time and we delay answer to others. thanx.

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I preordered the Arcana. Thanks so much for making this device! Question about functionality. I have a cable box and an Apple TV. Obviously I can only get Atmos vis the Apple TV (not the cable box). So I don't need eARC functionality for the cable box. Meaning, I have two devices, but I only need to get Atmos from one of them.

With the Arcana, will I be able to connect the cable box directly to the TV and the Apple TV directly to the Arcana and get sound from both to the Sonos Arc, or will I need an HDMI switcher?
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Hello Guys! Will this Aracana work with an HDMI 1.4 receiver instead of a soundbar?
I have an old Pioneer VSX-1120K and a new Samsung Q80R and have not been able to get lossless audio to the receiver using a ViewHD audio extractor switch.

TV Samsung Q80R - HDMI 2.0 at the moment- there is supposed to be a 2.1 upgrade in a future (who knows when)
Media Player Zidoo Z9S - HDMI 2.0
Receiver Pioneer VSX-1120K - HDMI 1.4

I would like to use TV internal apps.
Also would like the Zidoo to play HDR10 and HDR10+ videos to de Q80R display.
Let me know my best options without breaking the bank if possible.

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Quick question. There has been discussions about HDMI cables that are too short. Will Arcana work with a Fire Stick 4K that is directly plugged in, or is an extension HDMI cable needed?
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I preordered the Arcana. Thanks so much for making this device! Question about functionality. I have a cable box and an Apple TV. Obviously I can only get Atmos vis the Apple TV (not the cable box). So I don't need eARC functionality for the cable box. Meaning, I have two devices, but I only need to get Atmos from one of them.

With the Arcana, will I be able to connect the cable box directly to the TV and the Apple TV directly to the Arcana and get sound from both to the Sonos Arc, or will I need an HDMI switcher?
All depends if can reach the stretch goal of 800 pre order, then ARCANA alone might be enough, if not, then you would need either a switcher + SHARC + Arcana or Vertex2/Diva or Maestro + Arcana

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Hello Guys! Will this Aracana work with an HDMI 1.4 receiver instead of a soundbar?
I have an old Pioneer VSX-1120K and a new Samsung Q80R and have not been able to get lossless audio to the receiver using a ViewHD audio extractor switch.

TV Samsung Q80R - HDMI 2.0 at the moment- there is supposed to be a 2.1 upgrade in a future (who knows when)
Media Player Zidoo Z9S - HDMI 2.0
Receiver Pioneer VSX-1120K - HDMI 1.4

I would like to use TV internal apps.
Also would like the Zidoo to play HDR10 and HDR10+ videos to de Q80R display.
Let me know my best options without breaking the bank if possible.
Arcana won't help you if your sound system is not eARC.

You need Vertex1 or Integral2, but what ever APPS you play from your TV will stay at what ever audio format your TV is capable of offering. (unless you get an update as you mentioned)

SOURCES > VERTEX1/INTEGRAL2 > one output to TV, other to AVR

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Quick question. There has been discussions about HDMI cables that are too short. Will Arcana work with a Fire Stick 4K that is directly plugged in, or is an extension HDMI cable needed?
Yes it will work just fine with Fire Stick, already tested.

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All depends if can reach the stretch goal of 800 pre order, then ARCANA alone might be enough, if not, then you would need either a switcher + SHARC + Arcana or Vertex2/Diva or Maestro + Arcana



Arcana won't help you if your sound system is not eARC.

You need Vertex1 or Integral2, but what ever APPS you play from your TV will stay at what ever audio format your TV is capable of offering. (unless you get an update as you mentioned)

SOURCES > VERTEX1/INTEGRAL2 > one output to TV, other to AVR



Yes it will work just fine with Fire Stick, already tested.
Arcana won't help you if your sound system is not eARC.

You need Vertex1 or Integral2, but what ever APPS you play from your TV will stay at what ever audio format your TV is capable of offering. (unless you get an update as you mentioned)

SOURCES > VERTEX1/INTEGRAL2 > one output to TV, other to AVR

HDFury what are the main differences between Vertex1 vs Integral2?
What are the advantages from one to the other?
Won't an AVR Key work for me?
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Arcana won't help you if your sound system is not eARC.

You need Vertex1 or Integral2, but what ever APPS you play from your TV will stay at what ever audio format your TV is capable of offering. (unless you get an update as you mentioned)

SOURCES > VERTEX1/INTEGRAL2 > one output to TV, other to AVR

HDFury what are the main differences between Vertex1 vs Integral2?
What are the advantages from one to the other?
Won't an AVR Key work for me?
The only difference between Integral2 and Vertex1 is that Vertex1 have an OLED display, apart from that, they are the exact same device with exact same features.

AVR-Key would work but we don't recommend it for 18Gbps/600MHz signals such as 4K60 444 8b and 4K60 422 12b, so if you plan to use such signals, better go with Vertex1/Integral2, they are way more solid devices to handle high bandwidth signals.
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The only difference between Integral2 and Vertex1 is that Vertex1 have an OLED display, apart from that, they are the exact same device with exact same features.

AVR-Key would work but we don't recommend it for 18Gbps/600MHz signals such as 4K60 444 8b and 4K60 422 12b, so if you plan to use such signals, better go with Vertex1/Integral2, they are way more solid devices to handle high bandwidth signals.
Will Integral 1 work for me?
What is the difference between Integral 1 and 2?
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