[mythtv-users] 0.23-1 vs 0.24 audio question

Tom Dexter digitalaudiorock at gmail.com
Sun Apr 17 13:56:50 UTC 2011

On Sat, Apr 16, 2011 at 7:24 PM, Jean-Yves Avenard <jyavenard at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi
> On 17 April 2011 06:19, Tom Dexter <digitalaudiorock at gmail.com> wrote:
>> I record entirely OTA HD (New York stations).  Almost all my
>> recordings tend to show two audio tracks: English AC3 2 channel, and
>> Spanish Castillian AC3 2 channel.  The Spanish track is never actually
>> Spanish, but rather another English track.  Oddly enough however, it's
>> usually a bit louder seems to have the dialog more upfront.   Often I
>> actually use that because it's easier to hear dialog.
> It could just be the track alone.
> There's an issue in ffmpeg in that it doesn't keep the volume level if
> it downmix for example. This was modified in mythtv so it uses its own
> code to do it, which preserve audio levels.
> But this would be seen if watching 5.1 content on a stereo system.

I don't have a surround system and use the speakers in my TV.  I've
always suspected that the odd levels were related to the 5.1 being
played in stereo.  Good to know that's changed.


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