March 31, 2011
| by EH Staff
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.