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DTS or Dolby Digital 5.1

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  1. webink_EK9

    webink_EK9 Senior Member

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    What is the higher quality signal...DTS or Dolby Digital 5.1?

    And does anyone know of any 6.1 or 7.1 recorded movies?
     
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    CRX-YEM Super Moderator Moderator VIP

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    in the long run dolby digital 5.1 and dts are supossedly equivalent to each other. They both have the con's and pro's. I'd look for something with Dolby Digital EX (almost a true 6.1 as the rear center channel is a matrix) as it seems to be the standard used much more often in movie soundtracks.

    True 7.1 is THX, and the only movies I have seen use a THX soundtrack are films made by Lucas Arts

    Some good reads
    http://www.audioholics.com/techtips/specsf...ydigitaldts.php
     
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    pissedoffsol RETIRED

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    i find that article very out dated, even though its stamped august 2004.

    there is plenty of hardware, software, and media supported dts neo 6 and so forth.

    Sound is all a matter of opinion.
    To me, The DTS neo-6 sounds the best in my room, with my dvds, and my speakers.
     
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    Sabz5150 FALCON PUNCH!!!

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    DTS. That is all.

    I have DTS in my car and there is nothing else on the planet like it. The clarity is unsurpassed in a DTS system.

    Downside is that DD movies outnumber DTS 2 to 1 just about. DTS used to be very expensive so normal home junkies couldn't afford it. However I do believe it is the superior system.
     
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    webink_EK9 Senior Member

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    I've got Dolby Dig. EX and neo6 support. I'll just have to do some reading on the ups and downs of each. I don't have 7.1 support, but it'll do 6.1 with a split rear center. I'm thinking about getting a 7.1 receiver, but I may not. Just starting my research.

    More feedback or experiences are welcome.
     
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    i have a 6.1 set up and i love it
     
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    Do you have any good movies in 6.1 and what mode do you use when you're listening? ....if you don't mind me asking.
     
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    I just scored a Sony 5.1 home theater set up. I will post up my review later this week when I can get around to installing it.
     
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    webink_EK9 Senior Member

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    I'm looking at getting the Sunfire Ultimate Receiver and I don't know what speakers I'm going to go with. And the new Sunfire sub sounds good too, but I need to find what speakers will be in range with that sub. Xmas is fun!
     
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    i dont remember off hand i do need to upgrade my conects and get a better dvd player
     
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    Do you have your plasma yet pissedoff?
     
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    Sabz5150 FALCON PUNCH!!!

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    All the Lord of the Rings Special Edition releases are in both DTS 6.1 and DDEX 6.1.
     
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    nope. should be here 12/7 they said. :( free shipping = wait 2 weeks i guess :(
     
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    This post belongs in our Computers, Games, Electronics etc Forum. Please look for your post there.

    :moved:

    Thanks,

    The Moderating Team
     
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