Because most people, from surround sound novices to A/V experts, find new formats a little confusing, we've provided a quick description of how each format works.
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A chart that shows what each surround format does, how many channels each uses, and the types of media with which the formats may be used.
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Anwers to commonly asked questions about home speakers.
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