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THX Certification


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#1 of 3 OFFLINE   DarrellC

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Posted April 10 2003 - 12:16 PM

How important is it and what does it mean? I am running a standard 5.1 system and do not plan on going the 7.1 route. I only use the receiver for movies. Do I really need it to be THX certified?

#2 of 3 OFFLINE   Chris Elm

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Posted April 10 2003 - 12:33 PM

No it is just a name. Companies paid large sums of money to George Lucas to become certified. There are standards, but basically they can buy their way into it. In fact, many receivers high end enough capable of being THX certified aren't because the manufacturers don't pay for it. I heard that George Lucas sold THX, so it may even lose its credibility and 'prestige'. hope any of that helped.

#3 of 3 OFFLINE   Chu Gai

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Posted April 10 2003 - 12:49 PM

try and get the standards from THX...i sure couldn't with respect to cables




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