Sony STR-DG1000 User Manual

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x Dolby Pro Logic IIx

Technology for 7.1 channels (or 6.1 channels)
playback. Along with audio encoded in Dolby
Digital Surround EX, 5.1 channels Dolby
Digital encoded audio can be reproduced in
7.1 channels (or 6.1 channels). Furthermore,
existing stereo recorded content can also be
reproduced in 7.1 channels (or 6.1 channels).

x Dolby Surround (Dolby Pro


Audio processing technology developed by
Dolby Laboratories, Inc. Center and mono
surround information is matrixed into two
stereo channels. When reproduced, audio is
decoded and output in 4 channels surround
sound. This is the most common audio
processing method for DVD-video.

x Downmix

A method to output multi-channel audio such
as 5.1 channels, encoded into two channels.

x DTS 96/24

A high sound quality digital signal format. It
records audio at a sampling frequency and bit
rate of 96kHz/24bit which is the highest
possible for DVD-video. The number of
playback channels varies depending on the

x DTS Neo:6

This technology converts 2 channels stereo
recorded audio for 6.1 channels playback.
There are two modes to select according to the
playback source or your preference, CINEMA
for movies, and MUSIC for stereo sources
such as music.

x DTS Digital Surround

Digital audio encoding/decoding technology
for theaters developed by Digital Theater
Systems, Inc. It compresses audio less than
Dolby Digital, delivering a higher quality
sound reproduction.


Format for 6.1 channels playback with
surround back information. There are two
modes, “Discrete 6.1” which records all
channels independently, and “Matrix 6.1”
which matrixes surround back channel into
surround left and surround right channels. It is
ideal for playback of motion picture

x Dynamic Range

The reproductive capacity of audio signals.
The difference between the minimum
(quietest) and the maximum (loudest) sound
that can be reproduced is expressed by a
number value of dB. A larger number value
means a greater degree of quietness or
loudness can be reproduced.

x HDMI (High-Definition

Multimedia Interface)

HDMI is an interface that supports both video
and audio on a single digital connection. The
HDMI connection carries standard to high
definition video signals and multi-channel
audio signals to audio/video components, such
as HDMI equipped TVs, in digital form
without degradation. The HDMI specification
supports HDCP (High-bandwidth Digital
Contents Protection), a copy protection
technology that incorporates coding
technology for digital video signals.

x Interlace

A scanning method which completes a picture
by displaying half of the lines on a tube surface
of a TV or monitor each 1/60 second. First, all
the odd-numbered lines are drawn, leaving
spaces between each line, then all the even-
numbered lines are drawn to fill the spaces.

x L.F.E. (Low Frequency Effects)

Sound effects of low frequencies which are
output from a sub woofer in Dolby Digital or
DTS, etc. By adding a deep bass with a
frequency between 20 to 120 Hz, audio
becomes more powerful.