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Old 04-30-2007, 06:34 AM
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I'm thinking of taking back my A2 and switching it for the A20. Other than the A20 having 1080p....is there any other difference? I was reading that the A2 is Dolby True HD Compatible amd the A20 has built-in Dolby True HD Decoder, that info is coming right from the spec sheets from Toshiba.ca. Is that true? Who can help?
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Old 05-01-2007, 09:25 PM
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My boy picked it up this morning...he said it's packed with 3 FREE HD DVD's (The Perfect Storm, Black Rain and Tokyo Drift). He can't tell the difference but the DOLBY TrueHD/dts-HD Decoders are True. LOL

I lent him my Children of Men, Smokin' Aces and they both played flawlessly with a 1.0/T20M Firmware.
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He can't tell the difference??? In regards to?
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I'm pretty happy with the A20 so far. A couple of malfunctions but maybe that's normal. Discs look good.
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Old 05-03-2007, 07:36 PM
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I'm pretty happy with the A20 so far. A couple of malfunctions but maybe that's normal. Discs look good.
What type of malfunctions?
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Old 05-04-2007, 06:11 PM
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does the A20 have the option to pass TrueHD to the new receivers like the new ones from Onkyo 605 and above? or Does it send it LPCM?
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Old 05-04-2007, 08:52 PM
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does the A20 have the option to pass TrueHD to the new receivers like the new ones from Onkyo 605 and above? or Does it send it LPCM?
Toshiba's site says "HDMI audio support for PCM only"

So it looks like bit-streaming HD audio isn't an option.
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Old 05-06-2007, 11:31 PM
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Since both are only HDMI 1.2 compliant, they only have the bandwith for PCM. The XA2 however is 1.3 compliant and can do bitstreams of Dolby TrueHD to future receivers and PCM to current receivers.
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Old 05-09-2007, 01:45 AM
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for those who also have the a2, how long is boot up time, mine takes a while, and do you have problems where you turn it on and when it shows up on the tv there is only a quarter of the screen displayed? is that hdmi problems
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What type of malfunctions?
Playback error and then the number 4 hundred and something.
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