Relative volume level of DTS-CD?

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  1. Will_B

    Will_B Producer

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    I've got a regular CD player with an optical digital out and a DTS/DD receiver, so I am going to pick up Sheryl Crow's DTS-CD of The Globe Sessions as an experiment to see if it plays.

    But assuming it will play, I am wondering, since my discs are on a carousel (it's a 100-CD carousel) and therefore shuffle randomly often, if the volume level on a DTS-CD is about the same as a regular CD? Or, is the volume much lower like on a DVD?

    Anyone out there using Pioneer equipment is particularly welcome to tell me if it was able to play DTS-CDs. Thanks!
     
  2. Mikael Soderholm

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    Well, I have a Pioneer DV-515 DVD-player connected via coax to my Sony receiver, and it played my one and only dts music disc (Titanic soundtrack) with no problems, just as I expected. The volume level seemed about the same as regular CDs, but as I only have one disc, I can't say for sure..
     
  3. David Ely

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    I've found that DTS tracks are generally mixed (is that the right term) louder. This seems to be true for audio CDs and DVDs.

    I'd say to set the volume based on your DTS material and you should be fine.
     
  4. Will_B

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    Thanks all. This format may be as obscure as quadrophonic records, but I am looking forward to it.
     

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