If given the choice on a DVD: DTS or Dolby Digital?

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  1. Marc Go

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    We just purchased Grinch, Shrek, and Chicken Run on DVD for my daughter. All have DTS and DD. My HT system is both DD and DTS compatible. I have always leaned towards DTS if given the choice (see The Haunting on DTS!). Does anyone have any thoughts on this subject?

    Thanks.
     
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    Not touching this one... [​IMG]
     
  3. Marc Go

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    Uh oh, have I opened a can of worms?
     
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    Damien Montanile Stunt Coordinator

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    I thought we swapped these discussions for P&S debates (which hopefully will soon be replaced by something more constructive than the "debates" have become) [​IMG] [​IMG]
    -D
     
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    Ever since I upgraded my equipment to include equipment that can handle DTS (new receiver and DVD player), I've been finding myself choosing the DTS option, if available on the disc, more often then not.
     
  8. Keith_R

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    personally I prefer the DTS option.[​IMG]
     
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    If a favourite movie of mine comes out in 2 versions, dts and DD, and all else is equal, I go with the dts.
     
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    DTS
     
  11. Mark Austin

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    DTS
     
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    I tend to prefer DTS over DD when given the option of the two.
     
  13. Will_B

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    Because I beleive my eyes are more sensitive than my ears, I'd favor Dolby Digital, which I understand leaves relatively more room than DTS for the video.

    Also, my PC's DVD player doesn't seem to "see" DTS audio.
     
  14. Jason_Els

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    DTS is always my prefered choice. To *me* it sounds a little richer and I find it easier to hear details. Again, my experience, my ears.
     
  15. Peter Apruzzese

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    Whichever sounds best - to you - on your system and at the volume you normally listen to.
     
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  18. Will_B

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    How about a campaign for something more productive:

    Get studios to stop calling Dolby Surround Dolby Surround.

    It is confusing to newbies that 5.1 is true surround, but Surround is not.

    Oh never mind. Let's do that world peace thing instead!
     
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    DTS tracks usually kick butt!
     
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