What's the difference between 5.1 and 5.2 surround sound?
Also to know is, what is 5.2 surround sound system?
With 7.1, each surround speaker is broken into two channels, giving you surround and rear, but you only have one subwoofer. The numbers 5.2 and 7.2 refer to systems with all of those channels, plus two subwoofers.
Also Know, what is better 5.1 or 7.1 surround sound? A 5.1 surround sound system uses 6 channels (feeding into 6 speakers) to create surround sound. 7.1 surround sound systems use 8 channels. The two extra channels of sound (and two extra speakers) provide a slightly better audio quality.
Then, is 5.1 or 2.1 surround sound better?
A 2.1 speaker system provides two bookshelf speakers and a subwoofer. 1" represents the subwoofer. In most package deals for 2.1 or 5.1 systems, this subwoofer will be passive, meaning it receives all power from the receiver. A 5.1 system is a bit more complex and will give you that true surround sound feeling.
Is Freeview in 5.1 surround sound?
Dolby Digital 5.1 Surround Sound is available on broadcaster-selected programmes with Freeview via UHF aerial.