I have a Onkyo TX-NR-876 which I have had for quite some time and a Sony Bravia KDL-46NX703 both that I have had for several year (the Onkyo for longer). The Bravia is used primarily as a monitor but I am now interested in using the 'smart' features of the television.
My current set-up has everything going to the Onkyo (Sky Box, PS3 etc.) and the Onkyo going to the TV. I even have it so that the TV's speakers are disabled, changing the TV volume changes the receiver's volume, and switching on/off the television switches the receivers on/off.
If I switch to some 'smart' content on the TV, for example YouTube, the mode on the receiver changes but there isn't any sound.
I am guessing that this because of CAC, but because the receiver doesn't support ARC there is no sound.Am I correct in my thinking or is there something else going on?
Will it just (not exactly a light 'just') be a case of replacing the receiver which is ARC compatible or is there something else I need to do?
Thanks in advance for all your help...