Acoustic Materials Certified by THX provide home theater designers and architects the tools to meet the sound isolation demands of commercial cinemas, recording studios and premium home theaters.
For nearly a decade, THX and Logitech have worked together to revolutionize desktop speaker system performance. Beginning with the THX Certified Z-560 in 2001, the collaboration continues to produce awe-inspiring audio products, perfect for PC gaming, sound and video editing and watching your favorite movies.
Onkyo served as the driving force behind developing the industry’s first THX Certified audio-video receiver in 1994—the Onkyo TX-SV919THX. More than a decade later, the Onkyo and THX collaboration have provided consumers numerous groundbreaking THX Certified products, including loudspeakers, AV receivers and THX Certified Blu-ray Disc players.
The INFINIA LE 9500 Series are the only LED LCD TVs to receive THX certification in the U.S. market and will be LG’s first 3D-ready models.
Although in 5.1 sound systems there is a discrete channel for the low frequencies – LFE (subwoofer), low frequencies can still exist in the left, center, and right channels, depending on the soundtrack.
In order for your speakers to faithfully reproduce the sound field, your speakers must all be wired the same way (or in-phase).
This test verifies that the speaker channel assignments are correct for a 5.1-channel or 7.1 sound system (left output from the receiver is going to the left speaker, center output to the center speaker, etc.) and that the audio output is balanced.
This section of the THX Optimizer testing process will play a selected scene from the movie if available.
This test looks similar to the 4:3 Aspect Ratio test, but the 16:9 Aspect Ratio test pattern is used to make sure that your DVD player is set to the proper display mode.