[mythtv-users] recordings got quieter?

Kurt Yoder ktymyth at yoderhome.com
Fri Sep 28 01:17:02 UTC 2007

On Sep 27, 2007, at 10:42 AM, Brian Walter wrote:

> Craig Huff wrote:
>> On 9/26/07, *Kurt Yoder* <ktymyth at yoderhome.com
>> <mailto:ktymyth at yoderhome.com>> wrote:
>>     On Sep 25, 2007, at 9:27 PM, Kurt Yoder wrote:
>>> Hello list
>>> I recently deleted my channels from the mythtv-setup and re-added
>>> them (long story; not what I intended to do). Now all my recordings
>>> are significantly quieter than they used to be. If I play recordings
>>> from before the channel delete, they play back at normal volume.
>>> However, all recordings from after the channel deletion are much
>>> quieter. Why would this be, and how do I fix it?
>>     Any ideas on this? It's really annoying to have to crank the TV
>>     volume way up to watch recordings, then have it blast the  
>> volume once
>>     you switch to a different source of video input.
>>     I've looked around on Google to no avail. Several places mention
>>     adjusting the sound in the recording profiles in Myth  
>> settings, but
>>     all my sound inputs are already set to 100%.
>>     It just doesn't make sense. There *has* to be something within  
>> the
>>     channel settings that is causing this problem.
>> Kurt,
>> You're not alone.  I have just put up my first FE system and  
>> started using
>> MythTV for real (instead of tinkering) and noticed the same thing.
>> Craig.
> I noticed the same thing after doing a re-install of the front end.
> Turned out, it was the kmix or amix or one of the mixers used by the
> sound system was set way low.  I upped it, and got reasonable sound  
> back
> from the front end.
> Not sure this is applicable, but, an observation....

Thanks for the observation. However, I'm fairly certain it's not the  
output volume that is the problem, since myth-movie plays at normal  

Anyone have any further suggestions?


Kurt Yoder

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