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The NVIDIA Sheild TV can output Multi-Channel LPCM, DTS-HD Master, Dolby TrueHD, etc from Plex. I'm pretty sure it's the only Plex Client that can do so... I know there are plenty that cannot (Roku, most SmartTV & Blu-Ray players, XBox One, PS4, AppleTV 4k, Amazon Fire TV 4k, etc). That said, most other devices will either playback the core DTS/DD or transcode to DD which (I would think) would be a reasonable compromise for the intended purpose.
As a bonus, the Sheild TV can also act as a fairly capable and low power-draw Plex Server that is capable of transcoding HEVC/H.265 files for any non-4K clients you may have around the house. This eliminates a lot of the Optimized Versions I was creating for HEVC/H.265 files so they would play smoothly on the 1080p Roku Express devices I have in the master bedroom and kids' rooms.
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Last edited by Stephen Hopkins; 01-25-2018 at 10:23 AM.