[mythtv-users] Automatic Commercial Detection - how to get it

James Armstrong james at thearmstrongs.org
Thu Sep 16 22:32:48 EDT 2004

>> I have a TV that has the 'smart volume' feature built into it. To bad 
>> I don't use it for myth. It detects a big jump in volume and lowers 
>> the audio level to keep it normal. It is an older tv, years old. It 
>> would be a handy feature to have, but with commercial skipping, it 
>> really isn't needed.
>> - James
> I'be round your house in an hour with a SWAT team and a tank. Come out 
> with your TV in the air!
> Yours, Jack Valenti
> ;)
> Out of anecdotal interest, what brand of TV is it? I've never seen 
> such a function in any TV's here in the UK. Aside from a patch to 
> mythcommflag that detects extra loudness, I wonder if there is any way 
> in doing this in realtime on a mythbox...?
> Ah yes, moon-on-a-stick time...

I have had it for years. My son uses it for xbox and some tv. It is a 
Magnavox and they called it Smart Sound.

- James

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