"It has taken us a long time to recover our position," says Dolby, "but finally, on a worldwide basis, Dolby Digital, which also offers 5.1 channels
of discrete full-frequency-response digital sound, has overtaken DTS with over 16,000 theaters worldwide." DTS claims 13,000 theaters for its system.
Panasonic claims that the XH330 is easy to install and operate, offering a 5.1 channel
front lay-out that allows speakers to be placed in front of the listening position for a surround sound impact.
The Aspire AS7745G-3053, priced at CAD1,199.99, offers Intel Core i5 430M processing power with Intel Turbo Boost Technology and 8GB memory, discrete ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5650 graphics and a Blu-ray drive, as well as 5.1 channel
The Scarlet LG80 is also equipped with LGE's Clear Voice technology, which eliminates problems with hearing human voices over background noise in movies mixed for 5.1 channel
Featuring a 32" state-of-the-art flatscreen TV with the latest in sound and picture technology including Active 3D surround sound plus a 5.1 Channel
Dolby Digital Home Theatre DVD System.
Best Buy: Samsung 5.1 Channel
800-Watt home theater system with five-disc DVD player, $249.99
You can either pipe the result straight out to a 5.1 channel
speaker system or via optical or analogue coax to a home cinema amp.
The first family includes Clarion's DVD Center-Unit, which is an all-in-one player that includes a Liquid Crystal Display (LCD) screen and AM /FM 5.1 channel
"The highly realistic motion-picture video sequences, along with Dolby(R) Digital 5.1 channel
audio, make for a super realistic gameplay experience in the DVD version.
DVD-to-Go card has an optional connector which brings out 5.1 channel
Dolby Digital Surround Sound.
Sony says that the soundbar features its proprietary S-Force PRO Front Surround sound, which "delivers a wider, more enveloping and accurate surround sound." It can play 5.1 channel
content as well.
Intex is adding 5.1 channel
speakers, 4.1 channel speakers and sound bars to its existing range.