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Old 10-06-2012, 12:23 PM
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Originally Posted by MatWiz View Post
http://www.avsforum.com/t/1430959/ne...-1-instead/360

I'm reading this discussion thread on AVSforums.com. It's a strange practice by the rentals like Netflix, Blockbuster, RedBox, etc.

Original BlueRay comes with the lossless format of DTS-HD Master Audio, but when they produce this BD for rental, they will remove the high quality audio and replace it with a lower quality 5.1 or similar instead.

Strange practice. You are renting a BlueRay for the high quality of the video AND the audio. Those that have a nice audio system can definitely hear a difference. Besides, your expensive audio system sits there not utilizing the most sophisticated parts of it. What a waste.

Seems like a questionable and sad practice to me.

Comments?
Shrug. Just sound. Makes so little different as long as you can hear the voices...

While I do enjoy a good DTS soundtrack once in awhile, in the end it's not gonna make a difference if the movie is good or not.

Last edited by brkf; 10-06-2012 at 12:24 PM.
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