You can listen to the audio from your Windows computer on the BRIDGE CAST X in virtual surround sound. Virtual surround sound is available for 5.1ch (or 7.1ch) on PC and PS5, and 5.1ch on Nintendo Switch. Please check if the game you are playing supports 5.1ch or 7.1ch.
Required Devices and Cables
- BRIDGE CAST X (dedicated USB driver must be installed)
- AC adaptor (5 V/3 A or 9 V/3 A)
- BRIDGE CAST app
- Computer or game console
- Headphones or headset
- HDMI cable
Installing the dedicated app and connecting devices
- Install BRIDGE CAST X driver and BRIDGE CAST app on your computers.
- Connect the HDMI output of your computer or game console to either the HDMI IN 1 or 2 connector.
- Configure the HDMI output settings according to the device connected to the HDMI connector.
See "Outputting 5.1/7.1 audio from the HDMI connector of a Windows PC" in the BRIDGE CAST X Owner's Manual.
- Go to the home screen and select Settings > Sound.
- Go to Audio Output and set the device to “AV Amplifier”.
- Scroll down and select the number of speakers (5.1ch or 7.1ch).
- Scroll down and select "Linear PCM" for Audio Format (Priority) under General.
See "[Switch] Can I use an AV amplifier?" (opens Nintendo official site) to enable Surround Sound for TV Sound.
NOTE: When surround sound is enabled, a pop-up appears asking if you want to test sound. One of the six test tones is for woofer speakers and may not be heard by your headphones.
- Windows computer
Settings for virtual surround sound in BRIDGE CAST app
On the menu screen, click the “GAME” tab to configure the virtual surround. See "Listening to game audio in virtual surround" in the BRIDGE CAST X Owner's Manual.