It says Dolby right on the box…lazyness, shodyness and borderline conning.
If there’s laziness afoot, it’s your own.
I always get a kick out of people that blame OTHERS when their own knowledge is lacking.
The package and specifications say “Dolby Digital,” and the packaging has this trademark:
That means exactly that. If you want to know what “Dolby Digital” means, check Dolby’s website.
The term “Dolby Digital” does NOT imply any OTHER technology such as DD+ or True HD when a product uses the term “Dolby Digital” To do so would be a violation of trademark.
Devices that include official support for Dolby True HD or Dolby Digital Plus have different trademarks on packaging and documentation, such as the Live SMP, which includes this:
So, I would suggest YOU go learn which is which instead of accusing the manufacturer (who is doing exactly what they’re supposed to do) of CONNING you. It’s YOUR gullibility and naivety that are at fault, not theirs.