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Old 01-24-2010, 02:57 AM   #1
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Default What Blu-rays have a THX demo on them?

The only one I'm aware of is the 4th Indiana Jones: KOTCS- It has the demo with the flowers and plants- anyone know of any others? If so, which demo do they have on them too?
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star wars clone wars and indiana jones 4 are the only blu-ray released in the US with thx optimization. there are about 6 more titles outside US with thx certification(mostly japanese anime)
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star wars clone wars and indiana jones 4 are the only blu-ray released in the US with thx optimization. there are about 6 more titles outside US with thx certification(mostly japanese anime)
Terminator 2, Skynet Edition has it also.
I looked up the phrase 'Getting It Done' in the dictionary and it said, "See Marvel Cinematic Universe 2008-present".
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I'm sorry for sounding like a noob haha.
But what does the THX demo??? I know what THX is, but is this just a sound format that you guys are talking about or what?
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I'm sorry for sounding like a noob haha.
But what does the THX demo??? I know what THX is, but is this just a sound format that you guys are talking about or what?
It is a certification where the disc manufacturer pays THX to put its name on it. Nothing more. THX also will certify hardware. I do not know if THX has ever refused to certify a movie or hardware. Some receivers have a various THX modes to change the sound somewhat, but it is not a sound or video format of its own. It is also not used on Blu-rays the way it was on DVDs.
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The following is a great site which lists available demo Blu-rays for DTS, Dolby, and THX:

DTS THX Dolby Demo DVD HD-DVD Blu-Ray Discs

Do a search on eBay and many of them can be bought.
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It is a certification where the disc manufacturer pays THX to put its name on it. Nothing more. THX also will certify hardware. I do not know if THX has ever refused to certify a movie or hardware. Some receivers have a various THX modes to change the sound somewhat, but it is not a sound or video format of its own. It is also not used on Blu-rays the way it was on DVDs.
Oh okay. Yeah I've seen a few receiver (the really $@%&ing expensive ones ) with the THX certification. I just wasn't sure you guys were applying it to Blu-Rays, as well.
Ahh, just dreaming about watching a Blu-Ray with THX is a dream..
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The following is a great site which lists available demo Blu-rays for DTS, Dolby, and THX:

DTS THX Dolby Demo DVD HD-DVD Blu-Ray Discs

Do a search on eBay and many of them can be bought.


Hey Clark thanks for the link buddy.


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It is a certification where the disc manufacturer pays THX to put its name on it. Nothing more. THX also will certify hardware. I do not know if THX has ever refused to certify a movie or hardware. Some receivers have a various THX modes to change the sound somewhat, but it is not a sound or video format of its own. It is also not used on Blu-rays the way it was on DVDs.


" It is also not used on Blu-rays the way it was on DVDs."


And a huge thanks for that. Some of the early DVDs that were THX certified had horrible PQ & SQ on them.

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