The Different Dolby Sound SystemsPosted on 12:17pm on Thursday 2nd February 2017 by Walts
There are 4 Dolby Sound Systems currently in use.
Dolby 5.1, Dolby Atmos 5.1, Dolby 7.1 & Dolby Atmos 7.1
Dolby 5.1 utilizes 5 Speakers & a Subwoofer. The Speakers are placed as follows: Front, Left, Right & Center. Rear, Left & Right. The Subwoofer is usually placed Front Center.
Dolby 7.1 utilizes 7 Speakers & a Subwoofer. They are placed the same configuration as Dolby 5.1, with the addition of 2 Speakers placed on the Left & Right of the Center of the Room.
Dolby Atmos 5.1.2
Dolby Atmos 5.1.2 utilizes the same Speaker configuration as Dolby 5.1, with the addition of 2 Ceiling Speakers
Dolby Atmos 7.1.4
Dolby Atmos 7.1.4 utilizes the same Speaker configuration as Dolby 7.1 with the addition of 4 Ceiling Speakers.