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DTS 2.0 + Digital Out
DTS 2.0 + Digital Out denotes the dual ability
to pass the DTS encoded digital bitstream
to an external DTS decoder for playback
as well as fold down the digital surround
soundtrack for playback in a 2-channel
environment through analog outputs.
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Dynamic range
This refers to the difference between the
maximum and minimum level of the sound.
The dynamic range is measured in units
of decibels (dB). When the dynamic range
is compressed (Audio DRC), the minimum
signal level is increased and the maximum
signal level decreased. This way, the
volume of loud sounds such as explosions is
reduced, while the sounds with a low level,
such as human voices, are easier to listen
to.
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HDCP
(High-bandwidth Digital Content Protection)
A technology for protecting copyrights that
encrypts digital video signals.
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HDMI
(High-Definition Multimedia Interface)
A digital interface standard for next-
generation TVs expanding the DVI (Digital
Video Interface) terminal used for example
for computer displays. It allows transfer of
non-compressed digital video and audio
signals (Dolby TrueHD, Dolby Digital Plus,
Dolby Digital, DTS-HD Master Audio, DTS-
HD High Resolution Audio, DTS Digital
Surround, MPEG-2 AAC, linear PCM, etc.)
with a single connector.
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Linear PCM
This is referred as the audio signals that are
not compressed, frequently used for DVD-
Video discs containing musicals or music
concerts. This can also be indicated "48
kHz/16 bit", "96 kHz", etc.
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MPEG
(Moving Picture Experts Group)
The name of a family of standards used to
encode video and audio signals in a digital
compressed format. The video encoding
standards include MPEG-1 Video, MPEG-2
Video, MPEG-4 Visual, MPEG-4 AVC, etc. The
audio encoding standards include MPEG-1
Audio, MPEG-2 Audio, MPEG-2 AAC, etc.
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