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dolby digital on sky movies

Discussion in 'Sky Digital TV Forum' started by nigelcraft, Oct 22, 2003.

  1. nigelcraft

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    have i missed the boat on this one,but i have noticed that sky has stopped showing films in dolby digital on sky premier 3 on sky +,and has left only sky premier 1 and 2 using dolby digital,anyone else noticed this or is mine the only one (the epg says its in dolby surround too so it must be them and not my system)
     
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    There's a thread about this on Digital Spy too.
    I posted on it reporting that although Premier 3 was showing a film on DS, the amp was only decoding it as stereo.
    Premier 1 and 2 are OK.
     
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    I've just checked every movie on Premier 3 for the next 7 days and not one of them is being broadcast in DD sound.
    I also checked specific movies against recordings I have saved - the saved ones are DD and the yet to be broadcast versions are DS.

    So, it seems Sky has stopped broadcasting DD sound on 1 of the only 3 channels that had it.

    Not surprised they didn't tell anyone as this is a big step back in feature availability.
     
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    yeah and they also didnt mention that subscriptions are going up next month either by a pound,so that means you only save £9 on the subscription of sky +,what next no dolby digital at all and no recording the month after
     

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