voice low, action high

Discussion in 'Home Theater PCs & Equipment' started by Orddie, Aug 4, 2018.

  1. Orddie

    Orddie 2[H]4U

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    i have the same issue as what most on the internet have

    the speach is low in movies so you have to turn it up. than someone shoots a gun and its extremely loud.

    have a 5.1 setup
    optical input from the TV which is putting out douply digital.

    source is apple TV 4k
     
  2. criccio

    criccio Fully Equipped

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    Center channel working? What is powering the speakers? Center output gain might be turned down. 90% of a films vocals are mixed to the center channel speaker.
     
  3. Orddie

    Orddie 2[H]4U

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    yeah. I turned up the center in an effort to account for this without much luck
     
  4. qbanb8582

    qbanb8582 2[H]4U

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    Is your sound through an AVR or soundbar? You'll need to check your Dynamic Range Compression settings. There could be settings for it on your TV or Apple TV.
     
  5. Bgrngod

    Bgrngod Limp Gawd

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    Where is your source coming from? Netflix? Plex?

    I am having this issue with Plex right now. It is completely failing to correctly convert 5.1 source audio to stereo for my Chromecast.
     
  6. pendragon1

    pendragon1 [H]ardForum Junkie

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    yeah its something like what qban said, the dynamic range. my setup does this too but I think its intentional in a lot of new things. MH:W has it in its audio options. you amp or player may have a volume normalizing function that will help.
     
  7. IdentityCrisis

    IdentityCrisis [H]Lite

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    I've noticed this similar issue when streaming Netflix/prime on my PS4. Does that setting normally need to be changed per app or the device I'm streaming on?

    Thanks!
     
  8. pendragon1

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    it could be in the options for the app or device. some amps/app/devices have a "night mode" that is supposed to help normalize things too.
     
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  9. IdentityCrisis

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    Thanks I'll have to check it out
     
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