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USB problem, contact manufacturer.
Thanks for the response. It's not a USB problem. It works perfectly on my four windows machines. Again, output = perfect.. input.. not so much. The same USB cable and port are used for in and out. If you think of anything I can try.. lemme know.

Thanks again!
 
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okay. You answered then told me off topic. Don't want to hijack the thread. Could you direct me to an area where someone might have some insight? I love what we do here and have built a rocking machine. Just need USB audio to work well. Thanks again!
 
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Hello Toleda,

I have a working HDMI and now trying to work with the HDMI passthrough under VLC or Plex. For the surround sound with Atmos or TrueHD, seems not working with HDMI. I can see the DTS by HDMI is working (eg. by encoded HDMI under VLC), but not Atmos or TrueHD, is it a limitation of mac or I need another media player? For example, only AC3 and DTS is able to "passthrough" Thanks for your help.

A screen shot of the plex is attached for reference.

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For the surround sound with Atmos or TrueHD, seems not working with HDMI.
None of the "lossless" formats are supported or licensed in macOS. Years ago, a thread on Plex demonstrated converting TrueHD to LPCM allowed Plex/macOS to play near "TrueHD," LPCM is the only macOS option. tvOS 12 supports Atmos on AppleTV 4K, available 9/17.
 
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None of the "lossless" formats are supported or licensed in macOS. Years ago, a thread on Plex demonstrated converting TrueHD to LPCM allowed Plex/macOS to play near "TrueHD," LPCM is the only macOS option. tvOS 12 supports Atmos on AppleTV 4K, available 9/17.
Thanks Toleda for the help.

Cheers.
 
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