Geekzone: technology news, blogs, forums
Guest
Welcome Guest.
You haven't logged in yet. If you don't have an account you can register now.



53 posts

Master Geek


Topic # 105881 12-Jul-2012 23:02 Send private message

Hi all,

I have my pc connected to the TV using HDMI, audio is connected using an optical cable to a Denon AVR-3803 receiver. I noticed that the audio is faster than the video, how can I resolve this? I know I can delay the audio from the VLC player itself but I would like a more permanent solution. Is there something that I can change on the AV receiver itself?

Cheers
Jackson

Create new topic
1569 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 9

Subscriber

  Reply # 654836 13-Jul-2012 00:04 Send private message

The audio delay is caused by something called input lag (or display lag).
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Display_lag

It's the time it takes for the signal to be processed by the TV.
When you are using a receiver to handle the audio signal, because the receiver is processing the audio in real time, and the TV isn't, this causes the delay between the video and audio. i.e. The Video is playing later than the real-time audio track because the TV is taking slightly longer to show the video signal.

There should be an option on your AV receiver to delay the audio so that it matches the video playback.
It's usually called Audio delay or lip sync delay. Have a look through your settings menus, or refer to the manual to find it.



53 posts

Master Geek


  Reply # 654979 13-Jul-2012 11:48 Send private message

cheers mate, I will give this a go. :)

Create new topic




Twitter »
Follow us to receive Twitter updates when new discussions are posted in our forums:



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when news items and blogs are posted in our frontpage:



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when tech item prices are listed in our price comparison site:




News »

Trending now »
Hot discussions in our forums right now:

Checking UHF aerial is working
Created by OnceBitten, last reply by B1GGLZ on 28-Jul-2014 21:49 (21 replies)
Pages... 2


New Mobile plans coming?
Created by nunasdream, last reply by Wade on 31-Jul-2014 10:56 (40 replies)
Pages... 2 3


Does acupuncture work?
Created by timmmay, last reply by timmmay on 31-Jul-2014 11:11 (38 replies)
Pages... 2 3


2010 Honda Jazz, Suzuki Swift - which has higher maintenance cost?
Created by joker97, last reply by jonathan18 on 31-Jul-2014 10:47 (76 replies)
Pages... 4 5 6


Hierarchy of a mistake: Gerry Brownlee
Created by joker97, last reply by DonGould on 29-Jul-2014 21:57 (93 replies)
Pages... 5 6 7


"keyless" keys - questions
Created by joker97, last reply by MadEngineer on 30-Jul-2014 22:02 (35 replies)
Pages... 2 3


2 x PS4s to give away. Geekzone members only.
Created by BigPipeNZ, last reply by sxz on 31-Jul-2014 09:12 (67 replies)
Pages... 3 4 5


Dick Smith in Continual Sale Mode
Created by Dynamic, last reply by qyiet on 30-Jul-2014 16:50 (66 replies)
Pages... 3 4 5



Geekzone Live »
Try automatic live updates from Geekzone directly in your browser, without refreshing the page, with Geekzone Live now.

Are you subscribed to our RSS feed? You can download the latest headlines and summaries from our stories directly to your computer or smartphone by using a feed reader.

Alternatively, you can receive a daily email with Geekzone updates.