[mythtv-users] Live TV: video lags behind audio a few seconds

Michael T. Dean mtdean at thirdcontact.com
Sat Mar 4 03:24:47 UTC 2006

On 03/03/2006 07:26 PM, R wrote:
> From:	"Michael T. Dean" <mtdean at thirdcontact.com>
>> On 03/02/2006 09:43 PM, R wrote:
>>> While watching Live TV, the video is always a
>>> few seconds behind the audio.
>>> I used the "Adjust Audio Sync" to try to resolve this.
>>> But I cannot get them to sync up just right.
>>> I am off a little bit on the + side or the - side.
>> Put it so the audio is just a bit ahead of the video, then stand/sit
>> farther from the TV.  Since light travels significantly faster than
>> sound, you'll eventually find the "sweet spot."***
>> Are you sure that you've got your audio configured properly?  A few
>> seconds difference usually indicates that you're listening to the audio
>> as it's being captured instead of as it's being played back.  See
>> http://mythtv.org/docs/mythtv-HOWTO-7.html .
> Thanks Mike.  I followed the directions on that HOWTO page.  It worked.

I was really hoping you'd do it the other way.  I wondered how far from 
the TV you would have had to sit to sync things up...  ;)


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