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

13 posts


Topic # 114874 5-Mar-2013 23:18
Send private message

Hi, I have a Denon 3801 receiver and Energy speakers connected to a Samsung 6 series 55" TV and Samsung bluray DVD player. As the receiver doesnt have HDMI cable inputs I have used a optical cable to connect the receiver to the DVD player. For most DVD's we play there seems to be a slight lag between the video and sound i.e. the video is slighlty behind the sound. Any suggestions on how this can be fixed?

Create new topic
546 posts

Ultimate Geek
+1 received by user: 13

  Reply # 775406 6-Mar-2013 08:04

I've had this problem too, but with Panasonic gear feeding a Yamaha amp. I found I could reduce the delay by turning off the cinema features on the plasma, but it never got perfect until I found a menu setting in the bluray player to delay the digital audio.

The Panasonic bluray player has a setup menu and in the sound section is a SPDIF output delay adjustment. For my setup 40mS audio delay (one frame of video) seems to fix the problem. There is probably a similar tweak within the Samsung bluray player that will make up for the display delay.

Hope this helps!

don't mess with me.... i'm the hd insider....

1439 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 115


  Reply # 775411 6-Mar-2013 08:11
Send private message

Check the manuals for both devices, there should be a millisecond delay option somewhere.
i.e. if the video is slightly ahead of the audio then you would want to have no delay on the amp etc.


13 posts


  Reply # 775871 6-Mar-2013 20:28
Send private message

Many thanks. I recall seeing a delay setting on the receiver but think that was delay between front and rear surround speakers. I will try to find an appropriate setting on the samsung bluray. Cheers.

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 »

Stuff Pix enters streaming video market
Posted 21-Mar-2018 09:18

Windows no longer Microsoft’s main focus
Posted 13-Mar-2018 07:47

Why phone makers are obsessed with cameras
Posted 11-Mar-2018 12:25

New Zealand Adopts International Open Data Charter
Posted 3-Mar-2018 12:48

Shipments tumble as NZ phone upgrades slow
Posted 2-Mar-2018 11:48

Oppo R11s: high-end Android, budget price
Posted 27-Feb-2018 16:27

Samsung New Zealand introducing the Galaxy S9 and S9+
Posted 26-Feb-2018 07:00

Fujifilm X beats its best with new top of the range, high-performance camera
Posted 24-Feb-2018 14:05

One million kiwis affected by cybercrime
Posted 24-Feb-2018 13:58

New Zealanders want to engage with government online and via mobile apps
Posted 24-Feb-2018 13:56

Samsung launches Samsung Max
Posted 24-Feb-2018 13:52

CPTPP text and National Interest Analysis released for public scrutiny
Posted 21-Feb-2018 19:43

Foodstuffs to trial digitised shopping trolleys
Posted 21-Feb-2018 18:27

2018: The year of zero-login, smart cars & the biometrics of things
Posted 21-Feb-2018 18:25

Intel reimagines data centre storage with new 3D NAND SSDs
Posted 16-Feb-2018 15:21

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.