Originally Posted by lovinthehd
I remember watching Super 8 the first time and commenting in Ralph Potts' review thread and saying I thought the audio was less than overwhelming and he came up with this response:
"This is a Dolby TrueHD soundtrack which automatically sets the Onkyo's Night Listening Mode to "Auto". You have to manually set it to off once the track begins playing. Do that and watch some of these scenes over and see what you think".
Sure enough, it was so and I have found myself checking on others and finding it on again. Denon doesn't do that?
Very very important piece of info.
♦ 'Super 8'
on Blu, with the "Late Night Mode" manually selected to Off
(because indeed it automatically defaults to Auto
, very unfortunately), is a gem to behold. ...Acting wise (from the young actors), and from the audio's perspective (awesome LFE/Bass, and surround sound effects). And I bet it must also sound awesome with DSU engaged. ...Or with Audyssey DSX.
...Excellent flick all around.
By the way, there are few more Blu-ray movies with a Dolby TrueHD audio soundtrack that automatically engage the receiver's (pre/pro) Late Night Audio Mode to Auto (embedded in the discs themselves). /// 'Iron Man'
is another one.
And you have to always manually select Off, or you going to have dynamic compression with those flicks. ...You just have to remember.
* Check in your Denon 4520, and see where it is set @ after you start playing one of those BD titles.
But for sure it does it with a bunch of Onkyo/Integra receivers and pre/pros. ...Very very unfortunate.
And if Denon/Marantz receivers aren't automatically triggered by those discs (Late Night Listening Audio Mode set to "Auto" from its "Off" selection),
then big bonus point for Denon/Marantz, and big point deduction for Onkyo/Integra.