Suggestion for 5.1 home theater

Hello and Happy new year!

I decided to replace my old TV LG 42la6130 with new 4K TV LG 50UK6300MLB.
From what I understood is playing from hdd almost every audio-video formats, including DTS, and I would like to pair it with a 5.1 system especially for music and occasionally for music.

After long research on my domestic market (Romania) I think I would make the choice between Logitech Z906 and Sony sound bar HTRT4 (5.1). Both of them knows DTS, Sony has also HDMI ARC, Bluetooth or NFC and seems more ergonomic due to frontal sound bar. Z906 seems more powerful.

Can you recommend one of them, or something else in this price (max. 400 euro)?
Do you have an opinion regarding this LG 4K TV?

Thank you in advance.

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No DTS HD Master and other formats over optical.
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Suggestion for 5.1 home theater

Thank you for the reply however I don't understand how it can help me.
The linked topic is from 2007 and with technical audio details unfamiliar for me. They are speaking about transmitting a DTS Master Audio between a blu-ray player and a receiver.
In comparison I am thinking to use my new TV with cable, internet and USB storage content to stream most probably trough a HDMI ARC connection to a 5.1 audio system.

There could be problems here?
Do you have other solutions?

Thank you.

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In short. Yes.

Still today most TVs will not "PASS" HD audio when the source is HDMI.

About the 2007. This issue or limitation was designed in way back when. Not all HD Audio formats go over optical. This can really upset those that stray from the classic set of:
Sources to Receiver. Video out from Receiver to HDTV,

No one I know will tell you any other setup works when we are dealing with HD audio over optical or ARC and even more so with sound bars.

I know folk that want to debate this. I won't enter that debate. Too many failures and having to help a friend fix it with either a receiver or other odd things like another player, PC or HDMI audio extractor. If you stray from the standard, you learn what goes wrong.

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Small error

I found a small error in my original post:

I would like to pair the new TV with a 5.1 system especially for movies and occasionally for music.

Thank you and sorry.

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Understand, Bob’s answer stil applies.

Summary- get a proper AV receiver and speakers instead of a soundbar or system that relies on an ARC HDMI connection.

Do a forum search for more details.

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