monkeypet at gmail
Aug 26, 2012, 10:52 AM
Post #14 of 18
On Tue, Aug 21, 2012 at 5:57 AM, Dave Badia <dbadia [at] gmail> wrote:
> On Aug 20, 2012 1:37 AM, "Monkey Pet" <monkeypet [at] gmail> wrote:
> > On Sun, Aug 19, 2012 at 4:29 PM, Nick Rout <nick.rout [at] gmail> wrote:
> >> On Mon, Aug 20, 2012 at 4:00 AM, Monkey Pet <monkeypet [at] gmail>
> >> > I am watching TV and during the commercials, the volume gets lowered
> >> > 50%. My sound is configured for AC3 passthru. However, then I quit
> >> > and re-enter it, the volume level is restored. Using 0.25/fixes. Is
> >> > doing anything to incorrectly manage volume levels?
> >> Fantastic, if you find the cause of this please let us know how it
> >> works so the rest of us can have this feature! (Then again, why are
> >> you watching ads?)
> > Upcovert is not checked. Audio Output device:
> ALSA:plughw:CARD=Intel,DEV=1, Dolby Digital, DTS is checked. HBR
> passthrough support is checked. Pulsaudio has been disabled. This is
> unbuntu 12.04 running on an intel mac mini (1st gen).
> > Unfortunately, the low volume remains even after the commercials during
> the real show (otherwise, i wouldn't be complaining).
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> Does this happen with just a specific show or a specfic channel?
I have noticed it on Nickelodeon (device HDHR Prime w/ cablecard) when my
kids are watching Saturday morning cartoons. When I have time, I'll try to
root cause it using the link you provided below.
However, I think if Watch Live TV and tune to Nickelodeon for a few hours,
you should be able to reproduce it.
> I had this problem with only one program and the root cause was an issue
> at my local affiliate :
> You can follow the steps in that thread to determine the source
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