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Jurassic Park, DTS soundtrack and highest bit rate

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19th February 2006 2:47  #1

PJ Yang Member Join Date: August 2005 Location: China, People's Republic of Posts: 53
Jurassic Park, DTS soundtrack and highest bit rate
Feedbacks from some Chinese customers that Universal Pictures Jurassic Park 1, 2 and 3 Region 6 DVD that released by CAV Warner in Nov last year are probably the best PAL release ever. The bit rate hit 9Mb per second, even higher than Superbit edition.

The English DTS soundtrack for Jurassic Park 1 and 2 are exclusively remixed for R6 editions.


19th February 2006 3:06  #2

PJ Yang Member Join Date: August 2005 Location: China, People's Republic of Posts: 53




19th February 2006 7:21  #3

floyd dylan Banned Join Date: April 2004 Location: United Kingdom Posts: 913
According to DVDBeaver

The Region 2 SUPERBIT is the disc to own for those concerned with image quality and have the Home Theater system to back-it-up.

19th February 2006 15:25  #4

Worst Nightmare Senior Member Join Date: July 2002 Location: Australia Posts: 6,706 Send a message via AIM to Worst Nightmare Send a message via ICQ to Worst Nightmare Send a message via MSN to Worst Nightmare Send a message via Yahoo to Worst Nightmare Send a message via Google to Worst Nightmare
Hey PJ, what do you do over there for a living?

19th February 2006 16:06  #5

PJ Yang Member Join Date: August 2005 Location: China, People's Republic of Posts: 53
Confidential Happy

19th February 2006 16:30  #6

PJ Yang Member Join Date: August 2005 Location: China, People's Republic of Posts: 53
below is bit-rate chart for Jurassic 1.
disc capacity: 7.82GB
DD5.1 English 448kbps
DD5.1 Mandarin 448kbps
DTS English 768kbps
PAL Anamorphic Widescreen
Disc mastered by Sony Music in Shanghai (inner rings shows IFPI LC20).

I heard that the source of this release is specially prepare exclusively for R6 market, nothing to do with other PAL release or Superbit. But it is the best release ever in the world according to some reviewers.

Standard recommended retail price: 22 yuan (USD 2.8)
Price may varies from place to place.
In Southern China, price around 24 to 28
In Northern China, price around 19 to 24.

19th February 2006 17:00  #7

PJ Yang Member Join Date: August 2005 Location: China, People's Republic of Posts: 53
More to say...

Popular pirated Jurassic Park DVD in China mostly copied from Japanese R2 Superbit. So Universal Pictures makes a better Region 6 version to battle pirated Japanese R2 superbit Happy

The DVD format is dual-layer single sided, also known as DVD-9,
Warner put DVD-9 on cover to emphasize the superior quality just like what priated DVD do for years.

Chinese consumers believe that DVD-9 means great picture. Most of them don't understand what DVD-9, DVD-5, DVD-10, DVD-18 means. (dual-layer single sided, single-layer single sided, single layer dual sided, dual-layer dual sided respectively)

Many European R2 and Asia R3 DVD also use the term "DVD-9" but usually print it on back of DVD case not in front.

Note for buying Hollywood R6 DVD from China:

When you purchase Hollywood R6 DVD, you only buy those distributed by following distributors, do NOT buy others.

CAV Warner Home Entertainment http://www.warnerbros.com.cn
For Warner Pictures, Universal Pictures

CAV Thakral Home Entertainment http://www.thakralvideo.com.cn
For Disney Pictures, Touchstone Pictures, MGM, Bunea Vista, Paramount*** and 20th Century Fox (licensed already ended June 2005)

Excel Meida http://www.excelmedia.net
For Sony Pictures, BBC and 20th Century Fox (license begin from June 2005)

*** Paramount only release VideoCD (VCD) through CAV Thakral. There is no legitimated R6 Paramount DVD at the moment, only VCD. But Paramount may start releasing R6 DVD in China this year.

19th February 2006 17:19  #8

PJ Yang Member Join Date: August 2005 Location: China, People's Republic of Posts: 53




19th February 2006 22:30  #9

dbeamish Contributor Join Date: August 2002 Location: United Kingdom Posts: 511
already have the R1 4 disc box and the 3 film Japanese DTS Superbit set - not buying it again Happy

20th February 2006 0:35  #10

Chris Gould Editor Join Date: May 2001 Location: United Kingdom Posts: 7,123 Send a message via ICQ to Chris Gould Send a message via MSN to Chris Gould Send a message via Skype to Chris Gould
I bought the four-disc R2 set for £12 a while back. Glad I waited.

20th February 2006 6:00  #11

floyd dylan Banned Join Date: April 2004 Location: United Kingdom Posts: 913
Trouble with the Jurassic Park box set is that it comes with the super s**te Lost World.

1st January 2008 2:10  #12

Ben Dover Member Join Date: February 2005 Location: Afghanistan Posts: 103
so who is the clear winner? R 2 or R 6?
also, an easy safe way to buy the R6?

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