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For those of you who hate loud commercials or explosions -- just for the record, explosions are supposed to be loud -- Dolby Volume has the answer but it's one of those technologies that is included with something you buy. This of course means that if you already have a new HDTV and a new AV receiv

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January 13, 2010 at 12:57PM
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Unfortunately with the dynamic sound of Dolby Digital sound in HD programming also comes crazy loud commercials. In addition to a few technical reasons, the main way advertisers get around the FCCs commercial volume regulations is by making the entire commercial just as loud as the explosion that k

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With AV software and hardware alike carrying at least one Dolby logo, not to mention the presence of that same branding on big screen cinema, Dolby is truly a household name. If you ask people exactly what Dolby does, however, you're likely to get a pretty fuzzy picture, which isn't too surprising

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We already knew of the FMJ AVR600 courtesy of a telling Dolby Volume release, but now Arcam has come forward with the full details on this monolithic creature. Wrapped in a sleek, subtle but altogether intimidating enclosure, the AVR600 houses a \"huge toroidal power transformer and high efficiency

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We can't say that we've ever been utterly stoked for Dolby Volume, but we suppose it's a nice extra in TV sets and set-top-boxes so long as the cost of inclusion is negligible to the consumer. That said, Dolby's making darn sure the crowd at CES knows that it's infiltrating sets in the US and Europ

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If you'll recall, Dolby Technologies actually introduced its Dolby Volume solution last fall, but now the firm has announced that it'll be a built-in component of several Toshiba HDTVs. The REGZA ZH500 and ZV500 families, which launch in Japan next month, are both set to include the outfit's audio-

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