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    Razer acquires renowned audio technology company THX

    Purchase will help Razer extend its brand reach beyond gaming.
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    Re: Razer acquires renowned audio technology company THX

    I had no idea Razer were that big and rich... or that THX was so small and cheap...!!

    So, green accent LEDs to surface on all cinemas, along with thin, flimsy-feeling seats?
    "Made by cinema audiences, for cinema audiences"?

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    Re: Razer acquires renowned audio technology company THX

    THX with it's reputation for quality engineering now owned by Razer, with it's reputation for LEDs and gimmicks.

    I feel like my THX equipment has just lost a lot of it's value (or perhaps they'll become collectors, from the good old days)

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    Re: Razer acquires renowned audio technology company THX

    Quote Originally Posted by Ttaskmaster View Post
    I had no idea Razer were that big and rich... or that THX was so small and cheap...!!
    Same here, I'm very surprised on both counts.

    Quote Originally Posted by Ttaskmaster View Post
    So, green accent LEDs to surface on all cinemas, along with thin, flimsy-feeling seats?
    "Made by cinema audiences, for cinema audiences"?
    Don't give them ideas!

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    Re: Razer acquires renowned audio technology company THX

    So, expect Razer THX-powered sound cards and headsets soon?

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    Re: Razer acquires renowned audio technology company THX

    Well done to anyone who predicted it!
    Likewise did not believe Razer were that big.

    I miss the old film intros they did, it made everyone shut up before the film and absorbed you into the screen.


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    Re: Razer acquires renowned audio technology company THX

    Expecting much lower THX quality in the future... in general Razer products are not relieable enough as it is and quality vs price it has gone way down the hill the last 10 years.

    Once upon a day you could expect their products to last for long, but not anymore especially their mice can not take the punishment before they start to malfunction.

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    Re: Razer acquires renowned audio technology company THX

    Quote Originally Posted by Output View Post
    Don't give them ideas!
    See, if it were all in 1980s blue/pink/purple neon colours, I'd be OK with it.

    But green is just SOOO 90s...!!!

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    Re: Razer acquires renowned audio technology company THX

    Yay... only Razer could apply that nasty, cheap, plasticky feel to audio.
    Before you judge a man, walk a mile in his shoes; after that, who cares?! He's a mile away and you've got his shoes!


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    Re: Razer acquires renowned audio technology company THX

    Quote Originally Posted by Dashers View Post
    THX with it's reputation for quality engineering now owned by Razer, with it's reputation for LEDs and gimmicks.

    I feel like my THX equipment has just lost a lot of it's value (or perhaps they'll become collectors, from the good old days)
    HaHa so brought in to that gimme.

    I hope all you people know that it just hardware side of thing that still req Dolby Digital Audio recording technology for it all to work.

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    Re: Razer acquires renowned audio technology company THX

    Next up: THX-certified Razer BlackWidow keyboards.

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    Re: Razer acquires renowned audio technology company THX

    THX is small and cheap, they were sold off by Lucas ages ago, then bought by Creative Labs and then dumped by them later on, now bought by Razer.

    Hopefully they can do something good with it.

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    Re: Razer acquires renowned audio technology company THX

    In the last decade or so I've associated the brand as a token badge on slightly-more-expensive audio equipment.

    What do THX as a company actually do now? Sell expensive stickers?

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    Re: Razer acquires renowned audio technology company THX

    Quote Originally Posted by Kato-2 View Post
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    Hopefully they can do something good with it.
    "Razer" and "good" in the same post..?

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