A cookie is a piece of information that a website stores on a visitor’s computer. Of course, the Q80R isn’t the first Samsung soundbar to deliver a hugely powerful performance. Samsung reportedly promised to release this update to eligible soundbars and smart TVs in the Q series in May 2019, but to date and new eARC soundbars at the CES 2020 to go with, this update hasn’t arrived. It says: go to the Samsung Electronics website at www.samsung.com-> Support. SAMSUNG BASICALLY DITCHED US Many review websites mentioned the Q90R soundbar already benefited from the eARC firmware update during 2019, these websites include TechRadar, AVForum, DigitalTrends etc... On Oct 30th Stephen Withers, … Samsung Q80R TV users complained that the new firmware update has downgraded their TVs, and the audio has gone back to 5.1 surround sound from Dolby Atmos. To take advantage of HDMI eARC's support for lossloss audio (unlike standard ARC) your TV … There is SOFTWARE UPDATE there, but it is for the TV, not the Soundbar. Samsung’s first high-end collaboration with Harman Kardon, the … That led to nothing specific, so here I am. Thread starter BigPest; Start date Jul 3, ... (especially with the latest firmware update) ... apparently someone analysed the firmware files between the 2018 and 2019 bars and the code is even there for earc but alas samsung won't add it. Samsung HW-Q80R Soundbar Owners thread. THE MAIN ISSUE IS THAT SAMSUNG PROMISED US FOR THE 2019 SOUNDBAR HAS eARC UPDATE, BUT IT HAS BEEN A YEAR, AND THER IS NO NEWS ABOUT IT. Luckily, it only takes a software update to enable the feature on supported devices. eARC soundbar update Firmware update version 1010.5 enables HDMI eARC on select Samsung 2019 soundbars, specifically the Dolby Atmos-capable HW-Q90R, HW-Q80R and HW-Q70R soundbars. There is also no CONTACT SAMSUNG choice. I have read the USER MANUAL 06 Connecting a USB storage device ==> Software Update.