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Old 05-02-03, 11:10 AM
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Please what is Superbit . I know that some DVDs' come in Superbit editions, but I haven't been able to find out what that means. Can anyone enlighten me?
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Old 05-02-03, 11:36 AM
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a line of dvd released by Columbia/Tristar with better picture / better sound than their counter parts such as Legends of the Falls, Bad Boys, Dracula, etc., etc.

However Panic Room have no other release yet but a SE is in the making.
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Old 05-02-03, 12:07 PM
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Not threadcrapping here, but can anyone tell a difference btw a superbit release video transfer and a New Line platinum series video transfer? In other words, does anyone here feel that the transfer is actually THAT MUCH BETTER, or is it just a CTS ploy to push discs out of the store?
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Old 05-02-03, 12:41 PM
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Originally posted by reubs82
Not threadcrapping here, but can anyone tell a difference btw a superbit release video transfer and a New Line platinum series video transfer? In other words, does anyone here feel that the transfer is actually THAT MUCH BETTER, or is it just a CTS ploy to push discs out of the store?

There is much debating about if superbit is actually better. I believe that if less compression is used then less compression artifacts will show, but that's about the only legitimate benefit as I see it. There are non-superbit titles that have no quality problems caused by compression used so I personally consider superbit to be more or less a guarantee of a better than the average transfer, but not automatically the best of the best.
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Old 05-02-03, 12:46 PM
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superbit editons

Wow! Thanks for the great answer. That made it quite clear!
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Old 05-02-03, 02:13 PM
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superbit = marketing name for Sony. thats about it.
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Old 05-02-03, 02:27 PM
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I'm so very glad to see our twice-a-week Superbit thread was completed asking if Superbits are better or what they are. I was beginning to get worried!
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Complete with our twice-a-week superbit = marketing comment... I can rest easy tonight.

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