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Old 02-25-2008   #400
AudAdv
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Default Re: HD Disc Format War Not Over By a Long Shot

Here are the numbers to go with the point KennyT is making about audio on Hi-Def discs:

Dolby TrueHD (Surround sound audio format)
* Lossless compression coding technology.
* Up to 18Mbps bit rate.
* 8 full-range channels of 24-bit/96 kHz audio. (capable of more, but not supported on Blu-Ray or HD-DVD)
* Extensive metadata including dialogue normalization and dynamic range control.

DTS-HD Master (Surround sound audio format)
* Lossless compression coding technology. Bit-for-bit copy of the studio master recording
* Up to 24.5Mb/sec (Blu-Ray) or 18Mb/sec (HD-DVD)
* 8 full-range channels of 24-bit/192 kHz audio.

DTS-HD High Resolution (Surround sound audio format)
* Lossy compression coding technology.
* Up to 6Mb/sec (Blu-Ray) or 3Mb/sec (HD-DVD)
* 8 full-range channels of 24-bit/96 kHz audio.

DTS (most other versions)
* Lossy compression coding technology.
* Up to 1.5Mb/sec
* 5.1 or 6.1 channels of 16-bit/44.1 kHz audio.
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