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Nice system but...(Update resolved),
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This review is from: Sony 1000W 3D Wi-Fi Blu-ray BDVN790 Home Cinema System with Rear Wireless Speakers (Old model) (Electronics)
has a really annoying flaw. It will not correctly identify the source input of sounds for screen display. For example if you have a Sky HD box connected to the Optical (Dolby D set on Box) and you configure the N790 to only use optical in to match HDMI 1 pictures no matter what the source the display will say Dolby Digital 2Ch - this despite there being distinct 5ch sounds.
It clearly only reads what 'would' have come down the HDMI cable (2ch Dolby in the case of Sky - 5.2 is only over Optical - older boxes) DESPITE you telling it you are using the optical.
Basically you never have a clue what sound type you are getting via the optical input.
UPDATE NOTE: A future software update resolved the issue.
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