[mythtv-users] sound distortion

Brad Fuller bradallenfuller at yahoo.com
Sat May 12 17:29:24 UTC 2007

Alan Morgan wrote:
> Some of the recordings on my box have sound distortion.  It happens no
> matter which channel it's on.  It seems to get progressively worse
> during the day.  I have two shows recording back to back in the
> morning, the first will sound fine, the second will have slight
> distortion, by the end of the night it get's horrible.  The really
> strange thing is I can watch a live program and it sounds fine, but if
> I tell it to record the same program it's distorted.  I have been
> thinking that it may be a heat issue, but it still doesn't make sense
> that live tv sounds fine.
> I'm running Myth 0.20 on an AMD Duron 1.8, 2 GB RAM, Nvidia fx5200, 
> Hauppauge PVR-250 and a SB Live.  The audio was working fine and then
> suddenly started doing this without any changes being made to the system.
Strange that it doesn't do it for live tv. Live tv through Myth, right?
Do you turn your mythtv pc off at the end of the day? You might try
watching live tv at the end of the day to see if it's thermal.

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