Saving Private Ryan DTS or DD?

 
Old 01-09-04, 02:44 PM
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Saving Private Ryan DTS or DD?

I'm about to buy either the DD or DTS version of saving private ryan. Does anyone know which one is better ? Thanks
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Old 01-09-04, 02:50 PM
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This has been discussed many times before, but the DTS version hands down.
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Old 01-09-04, 02:59 PM
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many indeed, a simple search yields no less than 6 threads:

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Old 01-09-04, 03:40 PM
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Old 01-09-04, 04:33 PM
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DTS used a better master for this movie, so definitely DTS.
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Originally posted by DavidH
DTS used a better master for this movie, so definitely DTS.
Agreed, assuming you have a DTS-capable system or plan on having one in the future. If you don't and you never plan on upgrading to surround sound, then the Dolby Digital version has a documentary you would probably get more out of.
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Or do as I did...Both!
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Old 01-09-04, 05:27 PM
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DTS on DVD is the way to go... if you still have a laserdisc player, the Dolby Digital track on that is even better (go figure): more bass and stronger surround presence.
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Old 01-09-04, 07:13 PM
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Right on thanks for the help. btw, i did the "simple search", and didnt find any. I love this forum, but really no need to be all snippy.
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Old 01-09-04, 07:16 PM
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DTS could mean = Did The Search
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Old 01-09-04, 10:18 PM
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I picked DTS, and I don't even have that great of a system.
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DTS. The difference in this movie is pretty dramatic unlike other DTS tracks where I preferred the 5.1 track.
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DTS. The difference in this movie is pretty dramatic unlike other DTS tracks where I preferred the 5.1 track.
DTS is a 5.1 track.
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DTS is a 5.1 track.
I guess I should have said 5.1DD
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Old 01-10-04, 08:08 AM
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I second the DTS version. But you should get it quickly since it's a Limited Edition.
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Or...

If you've got a Multi-Region dvd player you could get the R2, 2 disc edition. Which has both DD5.1 and DTS.
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Another vote for the DTS.
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Old 01-12-04, 08:31 AM
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This is one movie that could DEFINITELY use a SE version.
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DTS for sure, and I second the hope for a SE!
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Originally posted by Marvdogger
Or...

If you've got a Multi-Region dvd player you could get the R2, 2 disc edition. Which has both DD5.1 and DTS.
Actually...get the 2 disc Brazilian edition (R4) as that one is NTSC and not PAL. It's nicer without Tom Hanks and all those sound effects on helium.
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Actually...get the 2 disc Brazilian edition (R4) as that one is NTSC and not PAL. It's nicer without Tom Hanks and all those sound effects on helium.
So who do the Brazilians get to play the role that Tom Hanks played?
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So who do the Brazilians get to play the role that Tom Hanks played?

No no no...you misunderstood. R2 is PAL and it's sped up. So everyone sounds like they're on helium because everything is faster. Not by much, mind you. But anyone with an ear for pitch can hear it.
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lol this thread helped me too

*searches net for best priced DTS edition*
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Originally posted by digitalfreaknyc
No no no...you misunderstood. R2 is PAL and it's sped up. So everyone sounds like they're on helium because everything is faster. Not by much, mind you. But anyone with an ear for pitch can hear it.
Depends on the player though.
Some players will slow the frame rate from 25fps tp 24fps.
But some will just drop frames, which looks terrible, but at least the audio is OK.

Which makes me wonder? Why are American movies stored at 25fps anyway in PAL countries? Can't all DVD players convert 24fps to 25/30fps on the fly?

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