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*'''Optical Tracks'''
* magenta vs. cyan vs. black/silver/gray for optical tracks
** Mono
*** variable density vs. variable area
** SR
** Dolby A
** magenta vs. cyan vs. black/silver/gray
 
 
*'''Digital'''
** SRD / Dolby Digital
** DTS
** SDDS
 
 
* '''Magnetic'''
 
 
 
* Sound on disc
* Sound on disc
* Silent films
* Silent films
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* Sound processors
* Sound processors
* Speakers
* Speakers
{| class="wikitable sortable"
|-
! Sound format !! Type !! 70mm? !! 35mm? !! 16mm? !! 8mm? !! Super8? !! Other gauges? !! Notes
|-
| [[Mono]]  || Optical ||  || x || x ||  ||  ||  ||  || variable density vs. variable area
|-
| [[Stereo]]  || Optical ||  || x ||  ||  ||  ||  ||  ||
|-
| [[Dolby SR]]  || Optical ||  || x ||  ||  ||  ||  ||  ||
|-
| [[Dolby A]]  || Optical ||  || x ||  ||  ||  ||  ||  ||
|-
| [[Dolby SR-D]]  || Digital ||  || x ||  ||  ||  ||  ||  || Also called Dolby Digital
|-
| [[DTS]]  || Digital || x || x ||  ||  ||  ||  ||  ||
|-
| [[SDDS]]  || Digital ||  || x ||  ||  ||  ||  ||  ||
|-
| Magnetic  || Magnetic || x || x || x ||  || x ||  ||  ||
|}


[[Category:Film components]]
[[Category:Film components]]

Revision as of 13:13, 3 August 2013

  • magenta vs. cyan vs. black/silver/gray for optical tracks
  • Sound on disc
  • Silent films
  • optical vs. digital vs. mag
  • Amplifiers?
  • Sound processors
  • Speakers


Sound format Type 70mm? 35mm? 16mm? 8mm? Super8? Other gauges? Notes
Mono Optical x x variable density vs. variable area
Stereo Optical x
Dolby SR Optical x
Dolby A Optical x
Dolby SR-D Digital x Also called Dolby Digital
DTS Digital x x
SDDS Digital x
Magnetic Magnetic x x x x