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# 38002 22-Jul-2009 18:15
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I have had a good working RC freeview system working well.  Then the TV3 sound stopped working.  But the recorded clips from tv3 work fine in WMP.  I thought something |I had downloaded had cocked things up (powerdvd, divx, xvid, ffdshow) so I did a clean reinstall.  Still no tv3 sound in MC, but fine in wmp.  What is going on? Has tv3 changed?


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  # 238246 23-Jul-2009 13:58
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TV3 uses AAC and AC3. Do you have a AAC audio codec eg. monogram?

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  # 238289 23-Jul-2009 14:42
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As I understand it all the DVB-T channels use AAC. TV3 is the only one at the moment that uses AC3 as well so that is probably the problem (besides Win 7 does not need any extra codecs for our AAC) Have you tried selecting the other audio stream ("i/more" button on remote then along to language and "ok" on the other available stream) How do you get your audio out? ie built in speakers, analogue or digital?


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  # 238293 23-Jul-2009 14:53
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Do you have the sound playing though the TV or a amp and is it connected via HDMI?

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  # 238299 23-Jul-2009 15:13
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Thanks for the replies. as always it was something simple. Under settings>TV>audio there is a check box that disables dolby digital when you tick it. Looks a bit unfinished as its the part where you tick nightmode etc. Dont know how it got unticked, I blame a certain 5 year old with a harmony remote....

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