Special Report: High Peformance Audio - New Audio Formats

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Dolby TrueHD and DTS-HD Master Audio provide listeners with a choice of audio formats that rival the original studio masters.


Mar. 31, 2011 — by .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

A few years ago when the home video industry transitioned from DVDs to Blu-ray discs, most experts touted Blu-ray’s HD video and BD Live functions as the primary reasons to adopt the new format.

Overlooked during this hype was the exponential improvement Blu-ray offered in sheer audio performance. By leaving behind the lossy, compressed Dolby Digital and DTS formats of DVDs for the high-resolution audio of Blu-ray, home theater owners were able to experience studio-quality audio soundtracks in the comfort of their living rooms.

In this issue:

  • New audio formats promise pristine performance
  • Is compression ruining our music? A professional sound engineer tells us what he thinks
  • Best music tracks for testdriving an audio system

Download this Special Report on High Performance Audio to learn more.



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