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Project A Platinum

Discussion in 'Movie Forum' started by HMHB, Aug 25, 2002.

  1. HMHB

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    Just watching Project A Platinum Edition. The packaging says it is DD5.1 but when I play it my tv displays DD3/2. What's going on here as there doesn't seem to be any rear speaker output. Other DVDs play fine
     
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    HI,

    I don't think the film has a DD 5.1 soundtrack on it. I think that HOng Kong Legends wanted to get a 5.1 soundtrack, but had to resort to a DD 2.0 Surround Sound instead.

    However, the alternative, is that the 5.1 soundtrack applies ONLY to the English dubbed version, and not the Oriignal Language versions.

    Hope that helps.

    Pooch
     
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    3/2 would imply no subwoofer as on my Sony player and amp DD5.1 is displayed as 3/2.1 with the first 3 (front left, centre & righ) /2 (rear left & right) and .1 (subwoofer)

    I find many HKL titles have poor bass as I presume original tracks are 1.0 or 2.0 especially with something as old as Project A. Can't remember with Project A but most do have some form of rear channel sound even if its very low, as HKL do some type of remaster on the track.
     
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    I'll try turning the rear speakers up a little and see if I can hear anything (I was rather drunk when watching the other night!!)
    I still think they are taking liberties claiming DD5.1 sound though
     
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    As far as i can remember, the cantonese soundtrack has 5.1, whereas the english version has 2.0
     

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