Faq Category: STUDIO CERTIFICATION
Picture viewing angle and playback device Speaker performance and placement Ease of user interface Calibration of audio and video product performance THX does not specify room size or address the visual appearance of the room unless it adversely affects sound and picture quality.
LISTENING AND VIEWING ENVIRONMENT Acoustic performance Structural isolation Reverberation time Preferred dimensions Color scheme and ambient light for optimum video monitoring SELECTION OF AUDIO AND VIDEO EQUIPMENT Front and surround speakers Subwoofer Power amplifiers Bass management system for 5.1/7.1 monitoring Multi-channel equalizers and digital delays Video monitoring LAYOUT OF THE WORKING AREA AND […]
A THX Certified pm3 Studio is designed for the creation of optimum sound and picture presentation for many different types of media: AUDIO MIXING AND MONITORING Authoring and mixing of game soundtracks Premixing and sound design for motion pictures Authoring and remixing of Blu-ray and DVD soundtracks Audio quality control for Blu-ray and DVD Broadcast […]
THX works with architects and designers throughout studio construction to ensure every detail of the room, as well as the equipment, is performing to its potential. THX TESTED AND APPROVED: All components in a THX pm3 Studio must be selected from a list of “THX Approved products.” BASS MANAGEMENT: All THX Approved mixing consoles and […]
THX Certified PM3 Studios are ideal for motion picture premixing and producing television programs, music, video games, and other content for non-theatrical release. THX sets very high standards for pm3 studio acoustics, noise levels, and production equipment performance, resulting in the best possible production environment for capturing multichannel soundtracks and high-definition visuals.
The Studio certification program focuses on the following areas: LISTENING AND VIEWING ENVIRONMENT Acoustic performance Structural isolation Reverberation time Preferred dimensions Color scheme and ambient light for optimum video monitoring SELECTION OF AUDIO AND VIDEO EQUIPMENT Front and surround speakers Subwoofer Power amplifiers Multi-channel equalizers and digital delays Video monitoring LAYOUT OF THE WORKING AREA […]
The best mixing studios in the world are THX Certified. These include Skywalker Sound at Lucasfilm’s Skywalker Ranch, Peter Jackson’s Park Road Post in New Zealand, and Twentieth Century Fox in Hollywood. By focusing on room design, acoustics and the quality of the studio production equipment itself, THX provides filmmakers and recording artists the best […]
THX Certified Screening rooms blend the acoustic performance and aural impact of a THX Certified Cinema in a smaller room—ideal for critical screenings, business presentations, focus groups and editorial reviews. THX defines every aspect of sound and picture quality in its screening room program, from sound isolation and reverberation management to room acoustics and projected […]
A THX Certified Cinema is built to replicate the acoustics and ambiance of the THX Certified Studio environment. From the surround sound speakers and screen placement to the acoustic baffle wall and sound isolation, THX Certified Cinemas allow moviegoers to be completely immersed in the storyline, exactly as it was produced in the studio.
Precision engineering: Studio acoustics, optimized speaker layouts, THX Approved equipment, and calibrated audio/video systems combine to create an ideal environment for sound recording, design, and mixing. Creative and quality control: Provides filmmakers confidence that what they are hearing during mixing sessions will translate the same to the cinema and home. Neutral studio: THX ensures a […]