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True HD - biggest secret

Can anyone help.

I've just connected (via HDMI) the new Panasonic Blu Ray BD30 player. All's fine and fantastic but I'm struggling to get True HD to work. The trails and menu pages have sound (Dolby Digital) but once the movie starts the sound mutes and Dolby True HD flashes on the display as though this had been muted. I really want to hear the great True HD but simply can't get it play on my amp. Any advice and what doos the flashing display mean? Oh and trust me I hadn't muted the amp accidentally.

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    It is a True HD disc yes - "Cars" which came free with the machine. Any other suggestions?

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Are you playing a TrueHD format disc? Just like DTS 5.1 or any other format if your disc isnt coded in TRUEHD then your not going to get it. DTS or other formats cannot be "converted" to TrueHD like the video portion of a standard def disc. At this point there arent alot of TrueHD discs out but be paitent, this may change. Or not, due to the fact there are other "lossless" formats that may be more widely adopted. Sort of like DTS and THX were when DVD first came out. Hope this helps.

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