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Topic # 127048 28-Jul-2013 13:49
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Hello

Trying to sort my playback of Freeview recordings via DLNA however there is no sound on the above channels.
TVNZ and TV3 channels are fine.
Have played around with the audio settings, but it seems to be a complete mystery.

NB: No A/V receiver, just straight L&R stereo playback.

Any tips/advice greatly appreciated!

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  Reply # 867373 28-Jul-2013 13:58
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One would presume whatever device you're using doesn't support AAC-LATM but 1/2/3 work because you're using AC3 streams.





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  Reply # 867379 28-Jul-2013 14:11
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Thank you for that.
Audio settings are currently AAC for 1/2/3 and audio play back is fine.
With the other channels, no luck with audio on playback. Doesn't seem to make a difference if I set the audio to AAC or AC3.

 
 
 
 


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  Reply # 867405 28-Jul-2013 16:00
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I have similar problems. When I record programs on the PC from my HVR2200 tuner (.ts files) the TVNZ and TV3 mux channels play sound OK. However all on Prime's mux play OK in VLC player but no sound in Windows Media Player.
I just assume its something to do with the software used to play the recordings. Doesn't worry me though as they all play to TV OK via my Media Player (A C Ryan) and I never use Windows Media Player anyway. I only found out because some of my recordings defaulted to WMP a while back. Changed default back to VLC and all OK.

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  Reply # 867875 29-Jul-2013 14:52
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What device are you playing back the recording on?

Your issue is almost certainly that whatever playback device you are using does not support the HE-AAC audio codec used by freeview (as mentioned above), a very common issue. If you are streaming from a PC this can be fixed by using a DNLA server that will transcode the HE-AAC to a format playable on your device, Serviio does a good job.

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