6 channels of surround sound audio such as Dolby 5. 6 or DTS 5. This device has an internal repeater function built in to make sure its HDMI output will pass the same sharp detailed images with original digital audio sound maintained all the way to the display or the receiver end. 6 channels embedded.
6 if the HDMI input feed has 5! The original HDMI input can still be looped through this converter' HDMI output, at the same time! This is a perfect digital audio processor for those who want to exact the HDMI audio and play through their favorite home theater speakers or extend the digital audio signal for further broadcasting and distribution. Its optical audio output support 5.