DTS on new DVHS titles

Discussion in 'DVD' started by Sal Conigliaro, Nov 3, 2003.

  1. Sal Conigliaro

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    I noticed that X2 is DTS. Will the 'older' 30K decks be able to pass this digital stream to an external decoder? (I'm assuming yes since it's only bitstream)

    Sal
     
  2. HankM

    HankM Second Unit

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    From what I remember, no. The first D-VHS decks were like the first generation of DVD players, they could not pass the DTS bitstream.
     
  3. Sal Conigliaro

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    I found this on WideScreen Review's website:

    "All five releases feature DTS® Digital Surround at the full bit rate of 1509 kbps. A Dolby Digital 5.1 soundtrack is also included. A Dolby Digital 5.1 soundtrack is also included"
     
  4. Rob Tomlin

    Rob Tomlin Producer

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    From what I understand, the 30k decks will not be able to pass the DTS bitstream. [​IMG]

    The new 40k will, obviously.
     
  5. Eric F

    Eric F Screenwriter

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    Repost. But as long as we're talking about it...

    I wonder if someone will figure out a hack? There's no technical reason why the decks can't output DTS other than a marketing decision...
     

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