[mythtv-users] Issue - MythtvFrontend Nvidia Shield Audio Pass fuzz
jon.s.boehm at gmail.com
Sun Jan 6 17:59:12 UTC 2019
I found the feature when exploring 7.2.1. Not sure if it came sooner or
not. Glad it helped.
On Sun, Jan 6, 2019 at 9:33 AM Michael <mythtv at blandford.net> wrote:
> On 1/4/19 7:29 PM, Jon Boehm wrote:
> HOORAY PROBLEM SOLVED!!
> Peter -- Please add the following Nvidia Shield Setting to your Digital
> pass through documentation. You might label it as optional if people have
> problems locking the correct codec. The problem may be exclusive to older
> Michael, John, Tim, James - All of you have talked about audio problems
> recently with the Nvidia Shield in this or parallel threads. Investigate
> the feature below. It might solve your problem.
> I've solved my issue with my older receiver not locking on to the correct
> audio codec when starting a new recording and sometime after a commercial
> skip in the middle of a recording. In these instances I get no audio other
> people have report similar odd behavior. A pause/play or a skip fixes the
> issue but its very annoying. After turning off the following Nvidia
> Shield Setting (not in Mythtv) everything is working correctly. Note that
> the very first time using MythTV after the change I got odd behavior. You
> might need to restart MythTV or even the Nvidia Shield.
> settings -> Display and Sound -> Advanced -> Play comfort noise on HDMI ->
> Use this option to en/dis playback of inaudible comfort noise on HDMI when
> no audio is present
> Not really sure what the setting does but turning it off fixed my issue.
> There must be something non-standard with the way MythTV integrates with
> Nvidia Shield audio that causes issues. No other apps I've used have had
> Hope this helps others,
> Hi Jon,
> Thanks for the note. This morning, I did turn off that feature (without
> rebooting the shield ) and it DOES seem to have eliminated the sound issues
> I have been seeing. This will indeed raise the shield acceptance factor
> in my household a great deal. That noise drove my wife/daughter crazy and
> they were lobbying for me to bring back to old frontend and get rid of the
> I am not sure when this feature was introduced. I didn't have any sound
> issues on Shield 7.0, then it started in 7.1 and continued into 7.2.
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