We’re hearing from some developers that iOS 9 and OS X El Capitan use a new AirPlay encryption, which is not compatible with older Apple TV firmwares and software mirroring solutions like AirServer and Reflector.
If you’re planning to start using AirPlay speakers as an output audio source for your Apple TV or you want to replace your current setup with something more powerful, it’s a good time to do it as Sony 7.2-channel 4K AV Receiver with AirPlay is currently on sale on Amazon for
$399 $299 shipped.
If you are having trouble with Apple TV’s audio output, go through these basic fixes before you take it to the Apple Store for repair.
Imagine you’re streaming a song from iCloud via Apple TV but don’t want it to play on the television’s subpar speakers; or you’re watching a movie but would like the audio to play from another speaker. Not many of us know this, but the audio output from Apple TV can be redirected to any AirPlay speakers or even other Apple TVs and Airport Express.
Kanex, a group that has been proven as an innovator in Apple and iOS connectivity solutions, announced that the Kanex ATV Pro is finally available. This device is essentially an AirPlay Mirroring adapter for VGA projectors. The adapter simply converts to your Apple TV and sends the signal to an outgoing VGA plugin.