Many people are reporting that the 2nd-Gen Fire TV is not producing Dolby surround sound when playing content other than Amazon Instant Video. A reddit post and a post on Amazon’s forums regarding the issue list reports from numerous users hearing only stereo audio when using apps like Netflix and Plex on the new Fire TV. I’ve reached out to Amazon about the issue and am told they’ve discovered a few bugs with Dolby audio and are quickly working on a fix. Amazon tells me to expect Dolby audio on the 2nd-gen Fire TV to work just as it did on the 1st-gen Fire TV, and to expect a fix to start rolling out later this week. A reply from Amazon on a review which mentions the issue says all devices will receive the update containing the fix by October 22nd.
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