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Topic # 60226 22-Apr-2010 12:08
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Trying to play back my TS recording (from GBPVR) of CSI last night, and got no voices (using AC3 filter, pass through & FFD show passthrough)
When turning off passthrough in AC3filter it showed no activity on the center channel.

Same problem when playing back on my Popcornhour (downmix to stereo through RCA )

Anyone else see this problem?

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  Reply # 321703 22-Apr-2010 15:07
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Loss of dialogue was for the first five minutes or so.

Had me scratching my head too.

Analogue FTA version was fine.

Didn't check the AAC audio.



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  Reply # 321859 22-Apr-2010 22:20
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cheers, should've waited a bit longer.
Oh well - guess I can go back and watch it now.

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  Reply # 321960 23-Apr-2010 09:30
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Ha I saw this too on an inbuilt Panasonic Freeview HD Tuner.  Switched from dolby to AAC and all good there.  This solution worked for me as I was only watching through the TV anyway, so only needed stereo.  Must have had some issues putting the centre channel mix in.  Hope I don't have to swap everytime in future though!

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  Reply # 322011 23-Apr-2010 11:36
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Yip I had this too when I went to watch it on the MC last night. Switched it to the 2 channel audio to get around it.







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  Reply # 322075 23-Apr-2010 13:42
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I had the same issue, switching the home theatre on for surround fixed it tho (issue was only present when using stereo setup).

Inciddentally, has anyone noticed TV3 on freeview HD is significantly quieter than all the other channels?
Kinda starting to p$^s me off when I have to turnt he volume up when flicking to TV3, then down again when going to any other channel. TV3+1 has no problems with audio.



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  Reply # 322107 23-Apr-2010 14:39
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Yeah, the AC3 sound track is quieter than the AAC for TVC3, and all other channels.

Wish they'd just bump the volume up a little on it.

It's pretty garbage about the center channel - considering TV3 probably get the program delivered with AC3 already in place - wonder if it was a problem with their content provider (unless they get some other 5.1 soundtrack and encode to AC3)

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  Reply # 322137 23-Apr-2010 15:48
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That used to be a problem with TV3 but they sorted that a long time ago, now it seems to be back again.

Weird that TV's etc couldn't play the centre channel speaker, I'm sure my TV used to mix all the sound into two channels previously.  Hope it's a one of glitch.

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