Crestron Touch panel
- Click home>Advanced>Surround Settings>Make sure surround settings are set to auto
Choose Surround Sound
- Make sure surround settings are set to auto
- Make sure the front panel of the decoder in the rack states HDMI and PCM – should look like this frame grab
Launch the Audio MIDI Setup tool. Click HDMI and Output > Choose 8ch-24 bit Integer
Choose Configure Speakers. Multichannel 5.1 Surround and set to these settings below. Click Apply.
Click Apply and Done and Close the Audio Midi Setup Tool.
Open a session
Check the Playback Engine> go to >Setup>Playback Engine
Make sure the HDMI output is selected and you will need to restart if it is not already selected
Click on >Setup>I/O
Click on the 5.1 path order and make sure the L, R, C, LFE, Ls and Rs are selected
Select all the ouputs and delete them.
After all the outputs are selected click delete path
Click on "New Path"
Choose to create 1 new track 5.1 and path = Output
The channels will be blank but you can click in the blank area with the pencil tool and they will auto populate
Click OK to Apply
Go to >Track>New
Create one new 5.1 audio track – Create
Better yet create a mono track and create some pink noise on the track to test
On the new track select a span of the clip to create the white noise on
Go to AudioSuite>Other>Signal Generator
Choose Pink Noise
Make sure the Output is Yellow and set to Output 5.1 output
Go To >Window>
In the mix window on the track with the 5.1 output you will see the "Multi Channel" Panner window
To see the Multichannel fader larger click on the mini fader
This will open the surround window
Note to check LFE
Go to Output>