Music surround formats never really caught on, and now the appeal of listening to five or more speakers for movies is fading fast.
Stereo is well over 50 years old, so why has the public rejected every music-surround format to come down the pike?
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The 8-track cartridge will be honored with its own museum in Dallas on Monday.
Music-only surround formats have failed again and again; is Onkyo's new high-resolution download scheme doomed from the start?
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Bigger is better with this surround-sound setup
SACD and DVD-A pinned their futures to the hope that there was a market for 5.1-channel music, and flopped. Now Blu-ray is making an even feebler attempt.
System is expensive but worth the nostalgic trip.
Ten years ago SACD and DVD-Audio were hailed as the next big things. Everyone thought multichannel music would soon replace stereo, but stereo's still here and 5.1 music is nearly extinct.