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I'm looking at my PS3 audio settings to activate 5.1 seeing as I just installed my setup yesterday, and saw that there were 3 options that looked 5.1 capable, the obvious DTS and Dolby Digital (What're the differences between them?) and AAC. I'm not sure about AAC, and was wondering what it did/was used for. Anyone know?
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Advanced Audio Coding (AAC) is the successor to MP3 audio format. I think PS3 rips music using AAC by default
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Should I have it ticked or not? Also, is Dolby 5.1 or DTS 5.1 better?
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post #4 of 11
AAC is miles better

there is a slight noticable differance between mp3 and aac, i find aac to be louder and treble more defined
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Hey Dillard

I have all the audio options ticked on my PS3

DTS is better...I can't here a difference but it is better. As soon as MGS4 loads up my reciever switches to DTS signal
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Hey Dillard

I have all the audio options ticked on my PS3

DTS is better...I can't here a difference but it is better. As soon as MGS4 loads up my reciever switches to DTS signal
My receiver stays on Dolby.
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post #8 of 11
DTS is actually better then dolby as it can hit higher bit rates however you would need a dts capable receiver to use it.
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My receiver stays on Dolby.
Just have your recieve auto-detect the signal. I personally prefer DTS.
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My receiver doesn't get DTS when I'm playing MGS4 =[.
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