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DTS and Dolby Digital Decoders

Discussion in 'Archived Threads 2001-2004' started by david-drtspike, Jun 26, 2002.

  1. david-drtspike

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    If your home theater reciever has a DTS and Dolby digital decoder in it, do you need a DVD player with a decoder?
     
  2. ColinM

    ColinM Cinematographer

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    No, you don't.

    The DVD player would be hooked up to a DD / DTS rec. with a single Coax OR optical digital (audio) cable, and a single video cable.

    Units with built-in decoders have a place in some set-ups, but are not widely used.

    - C
     
  3. Brian Ruth

    Brian Ruth Supporting Actor

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    Colin is correct, you don't need a DVD player with a built-in decoder.

    You MAY want a DVD player with SACD or DVD-Audio decoding capabilities, but it really depends on your budget and your amplifier.
     

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