[mythtv-users] Audio missing

John Veness John.Veness.mythtv at pelago.org.uk
Wed Jul 4 14:52:14 UTC 2012

On 04/07/2012 14:02, PJR wrote:
> After some investigation I've found that the recordings that don't
> playback sound are the ones that say they are multi-channel sound (ITV1
> HD), stereo is ok. No amount of changing  the audio setup makes any
> difference. I've also found that playing live TV, BBC HD, which has
> multi-channel sound, has sound both and when played back from the
> recording. I'll record another ITV1 HD movie and see what the result is.
> Given that this problem so far has shown up on commercial TV, I wonder
> if it's something to do with advert detection?  I've also tried playing
> back the recordings directly via VLC and they just freeze around the
> point the sound goes.  Problems is I don't think advert detection nor
> transcoding jobs are enabled. Mystified!

Advert detection doesn't actually change anything on the recording, it 
just attempts to detect where the adverts are and prompts the user to 
skip them, so I don't expect that's the problem.



John Veness, MythTV user, UK, DVB-T

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