[mythtv-users] Louder TV

Wade Maxfield mythtv at hotblack.co.nz
Thu Aug 23 02:02:54 UTC 2007

>Hi MythList,
>Does anyone know of a way to make the audio louder in myth? I have both
>Myth and alsa (via alsamixer) set to 100% but the sound level is still
>quite a but lower than that of the analog signal coming in to my TV. I'm
>assuming its just the cap cards I have recording at a slightly lower
>level, but I have no way of turning it up any more than it already is.. 
>It kinda makes the myth volume controls useless on my system as turning
>it to 75% makes it silent, and it wont get any louder than it already is
>(unless I turn my TV all the way up, but then I pop my eardrums when I
>turn the thing on because the volume on non-myth TV is so loud)..

Have you checked your recording profiles?
Setup > TV Settings > Recording Profiles
On about the 4th screen of editing a profile is a volume control.

 From memory, the default when I first setup MythTV was about 90%.

  - Wade

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