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Here are the keys to the codes used in the downloadable lists:

Video:

LBX Letterbox, will show black bars above and below picture on a 4:3 television
4:3 'Normal' Television aspect ratio of 1.33:1 or 1.37:1
16:9 Anamorphic
P&S Pan and Scan
VAR More than one format, usually box sets
UNK Unknown, not Provided in studio technical specifications

Audio:

1.0 Mono One Channel Mono, usually through the center speaker
1.1 Mono plus sub woofer Center speaker and LFE channel
2.0 (mono) two channel mono The mono audio is driven to both front speakers. Usually shows as regular 2.0
2.0 Stereo Dolby Stereo
3.0 Three channel Front right and left, center
4.0 Four Channel Surround Front and rear speakers, no center or LFE channels
DTS 4.0 DTS four channel DTS version of 4.0 audio
4.1 Five Channel Surround Like four channel with the LFE channel active
DTS 4.1 DTS five channel DTS version of 4.1
5.0 Five Channel Surround Front, center and rear channels, no LFE channel
5.1 Dolby 6 Channel All six standard channels
DTS 5.0 DTS 5 channel Like regular DTS without an LFE channel
DTS Digital Theater Sound DTS Six Channel Surround
6.1 ES Seven Channel DTS DTS form of discreet seven channel audio
6.0 ES DTS Six Channel Like DTS ES without an LFE channel
5.1 EX Seven channel matrixed Rear center channel is derived
6.1 EX Seven Channel Dolby Rear channel is discreet
SUR Prologic Surround Dolby Surround, Stereo Surround, requires Prologic decoder for matrixed rear audio
PCM PCM Audio Stereo, neither Dolby or DTS standard
DUB Dubbed in English Original language dialogue replaced with English
SUB Subtitles Original language with English subtitles
SIL Silent Film Often contains stereo track for background music
VAR Various More than one format, usually box sets
UNK Unknown Unknown, not Provided in studio technical specifications
 

Title additions:

Checkpoint Point-of-sale security systems comprised of a small metal tag inserted into the DVD packaging to set off an alarm if passed through sensors without being deactivated, often has a unique UPC
Sensormatic Point-of-sale security systems comprised of a small metal tag inserted into the DVD packaging to set off an alarm if passed through sensors without being deactivated, often has a unique UPC
Jewel Case Like a CD case, usually clear plastic
Keep Case All-plastic clamshell with clear vinyl pockets for inserts
Snapper Case A paperboard case with a plastic lip

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