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The Sound

  • Most Big Movie theaters employ a six-channel, high-fidelity digital sound system, designed in a surround-sound pattern so that every moviegoer can hear even the smallest sound effect.

  • A network of 44 speakers bathes every seat in 12,000 watts of sound.

  • The Sonics Proportional Point Source™ Loudspeaker system, specifically designed for IMAX® theaters, eliminates variations in volume and sound quality over the theater seating area. This allows all members of the audience to experience superb sound quality regardless of where they may be seated.

  • Developed by Sonics, the IMAX® Personal Sound Environment System® (IMAX® PSE) provides the audio complement for the strong visual effects of IMAX® 3D and IMAX® 3D Dome 15/70 films.