Do you need HDMI eARC for Dolby Atmos?
No, eARC is not required for Dolby Atmos to work. Dolby Atmos can work with regular HDMI ARC through the Dolby Digital Plus audio codec. However, those wanting Dolby Atmos TrueHD must use eARC. You can also bypass ARC entirely by connecting the media device directly to the soundbar or AV receiver.
Can HDMI ARC send Dolby Atmos audio?
Most Dolby Atmos audio can be played through HDMI-ARC using the Dolby Digital Plus codec. HDMI-eARC is required to play lossless Dolby Atmos audio using the Dolby TrueHD codec.
Is there a ARC to eARC converter?
Arcana is the WORLD’S FIRST eARC adapter that allows ANY HDMI source FULL AUDIO to ANY eARC sound system for up to Dolby Atmos, Dolby TrueHD, Dolby MAT Atmos, DTS-X, DTS-HD Master Audio and older formats. With latest firmware, Arcana now also support ARC sound system !