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Old 10-22-2008   #38
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Default Re: Is DTS Master Cinema worth the investment

Originally Posted by DaViD Boulet View Post

are you sure? Dan Ramer just reviewed the Sony at and according to him it decodes all advanced audio codecs:
Directly from Sony's website on the BDP-S550 (same for 350)

Dolby® TrueHD internal decoding
Dolby® TrueHD internal decoding and bitstream output via HDMI™ for the Dolby TrueHD and dts®-HD (Master Audio and High Resolution Audio) codes delivers studio quality audio designed specifically for high definition entertainment like Blu-ray Disc™ movies, with up to 7.1 channels of surround sound that is virtually indistinguishable from the original studio version.

They make no comment about firmware adding this on the firmware page either.
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