[mythtv-users] HDHR recording with too low volume playback
John P Poet
jppoet at gmail.com
Wed Aug 22 00:39:42 UTC 2007
On 8/21/07, Rick <rbonafied at gmail.com> wrote:
> Mike LaPlante wrote:
> > Rick wrote:
> >> Hi,
> >> I'm noticing the shows recorded with my hdhr have very low volumes. I
> >> don't recall this being noticable with the 20-fixes branch, but I am
> >> noticing it now with SVN trunk. This could just be a coincidence. I am
> >> using ALSA.
> > I've noticed the same thing on my firewire SA3250HD. I don't remember it
> > being that way on SVN 13756 (I may have that revision wrong, whatever
> > Axel's last build was before 14051), but its possible I just didn't
> > notice. Now I'm running 14051 and I have to crank the volume up any time
> > I'm on the firewire tuner. Which makes for a loud surprise when I switch
> > back to the Hauppauge tuners.
> > Sorry no help to you Rick, just throwing it out there that you're not
> > the only one. I don't know anything about HDHR's do they record using
> > MPEG2TS also? Maybe there is something related.
> > Mike
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> Even though this doesn't solve the problem, I'm sure every little bit
> helps. With that in mind, I've learned something interesting. (At
> least I think it is)
> 1) The HD file I'm watching was recorded from HDHR in the 20-fixes
> branch. It played louder under 20-fixes (I think)
> 2) I've since compiled the SVN trunk and started to notice the drop in
> volume when playing back the HD content.
> Interesting part:
> 1) I play the file using mplayer (with no other volume changes) and it
> is just as soft as mythtv.
> 2) I play the file using xine (defaults) and it is much louder and clearer.
> 3) I play the file using vlc (defaults) and it is louder as well.
> I'm not sure if myth uses the mplayer libraries during compilation, but
> it may be related.
> Here are some of my system particulars:
> Distribution: mandriva 2007.1
> Kernel: 2.6.17-14
I have also noticed this, when using the software DD decoder. With
AC3 pass-through enabled the volume is fine, without it, the audio
volume is very low.
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