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Dolby Atmos question

I just upgraded to a Dolby Atmos ready receiver.  I asked tech support if I needed any special equipement to obain that audio feed.   Per a google search DTV was broadcasting Atmos via a C61K client (I am not sure what that is).  DTV told me that the C61k was not available unless I had a 4k TV, which I do not at the present time (I have a 65" plasma TV that has an outstanding picture).  They also said that the Atmos broadcast was available on my non 4k, box (DTV hd reciever).  Has anybody worked this out and have more info on this topic?

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Re: Dolby Atmos question

As far as I know, DirecTV doesn't use Dolby Atmos audio encoding for anything.   Perhaps it's used for some 4K pay-per-view or OnDemand movies?   But you can only get those movies with an HR54 Genie DVR feeding a C61 Genie Client that's connected to a compatible 4K HDTV.  

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Re: Dolby Atmos question

Apple TV are now broadcasting Dolby Atmos

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