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AVIA vs. THX OPTIMODE

Discussion in 'Playback Devices' started by JustinGrimball, Apr 11, 2003.

  1. JustinGrimball

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    Is Avia that much better than the THX OPTIMODE found on dvd's? I dont want to spend $40 if it isnt much better.
    Thanks.
     
  2. Jeff Gatie

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    Besides the fact Avia leads you through all the steps of calibrating your system with easy to follow tutorials, THX optimode calibration is *only* for the movie it is issued with and does not necessarily get your system to a "standard" calibration. Compare your settings from one THX Optimode calibration to the next and you will be surprised at the differences. Avai is standardized and is much easier to use.
     
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    Brian L Producer

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  4. JustinGrimball

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    What all does AVIA come with?
    What all does it do?
    Do I also need to get one of those sound meter things?
     
  5. Brian L

    Brian L Producer

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    grimball,

    You need to google AVIA. You will find out what you want to know.

    Yes, to properly calibrate the audio side of a system, you will need an SPL meter.

    Happy Googling.

    BGL
     

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