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THX

A design system that provides realistic sound playback for movie and home theater from THX, Ltd., San Rafael, CA (www.thx.com), an independent spin-off from Lucasfilm, Ltd. The THX Sound System was developed during the production of the Return of the Jedi in 1982 and named after George Lucas' first film, "THX 1138." It has also been known as the "Tomlinson Holman eXperiment," because Holman (Lucasfilm's technical director) was responsible for identifying the criteria for theater acoustics. THX includes a custom design for each movie theater auditorium as well as special speakers and electronics. The company is expected to be a major player in the mass adoption of digital cinema technology.

The THX home theater counterpart is a system of certification that states consumer devices meet certain criteria in each area of the audio/video chain. THX certification is available for DVD players, audio equalizers, A/V receivers, amplifiers, speakers and cables. In 2003, THX entered the automotive audio market, equipping the Lincoln LS sport sedan with the first THX-certified car audio system. THX is entirely compatible with Dolby Digital and DTS. See Dolby Digital and DTS.
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Outfitted with high-grade components and proprietary processing technologies, the player's THX certification guarantees performance that matches the original content.
Known worldwide for setting movie theater audio performance standards, as well as for judging multi-channel sound quality, THX has emerged as the industry reference for testing and certifying home theater audio products.
1 THX certification is pending final testing and approval by THX, Ltd.
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What: THX Senior Fellow John Dahl and his team of experts will host Levels 1 and 2 of THX's Certified Professional Video Calibration and Home Theater trainings.
THX looks forward to continuing to support current cineSpace customers as well as expanding the reach of cineSpace to new customers.
THX 1138 fue filmada en 1970, despues de una ardua busqueda de financiamiento y una cuidadosa planeacion de produccion, para reducir los costos al minimo.
THX 1138 (DIRECTOR'S CUT) (12)THE STORY: Before Star Wars director George Lucas cut his teeth with the intelligent and intriguing THX 1138.
Back in issue 83, I reviewed two very interesting and fine performing equalizers: the Rane ME-60 and the same company's THX 22.
The new THX series will be offered in a size range from 132 to 1100 tons.
Ahora si con un soporte total para el audio de alta resolucion, ademas cumple con la certificacion THX y tiene soporte para 6 canales y el subwoofer (6.
has been spun off as an independent company, THX Ltd.