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HDTV and Dolby Digital

Shadow Master
10-15-2004, 01:03 PM
Will the audio of HDTV be Dolby Digital? If so, then I'll need an HDTV with optical audio out to plugin to my surround sound sytem?

maximus
10-15-2004, 03:22 PM
Yes Dolby Digital is mandatory for HDTV(DD 2.0 & DD 5.1)

Whatever you use for HDTV reception will have a digital audio output.

sonicularulus
10-15-2004, 05:06 PM
as i know, i think u can just connect your tv to a 5.1 decoder..aka: surround sound system....