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#1 OFFLINE   westview

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Posted 17 December 2012 - 08:28 AM

When I watch drama shows such as Greys, the Good Wife,etc. I have trouble understanding the dialog. I know my hearing is not the best, but my wife has the same problem. On news show or ball games I do not have this problem. Would any of the add on sound systems such as sound bars help this? Thanks for any help.

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#2 OFFLINE   FlyingDiver

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Posted 17 December 2012 - 08:31 AM

What kind of speakers are you using? TV built in?

I have the same problem, quite often. I think it's because the shows are mixed for a 5.1 speaker system, and the TV isn't doing a good job pulling out the center channel and directing it to the R/L built in speakers. A sound bar that gives you L/C/R channels and the ability to adjust them would probably help a lot.

#3 OFFLINE   jimmie57

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Posted 17 December 2012 - 08:39 AM

What kind of speakers are you using? TV built in?

I have the same problem, quite often. I think it's because the shows are mixed for a 5.1 speaker system, and the TV isn't doing a good job pulling out the center channel and directing it to the R/L built in speakers. A sound bar that gives you L/C/R channels and the ability to adjust them would probably help a lot.


If you think that this might be a problem, go into
Menu, Settings, Audio and turn Dolby Digital to OFF and try the sounds this way.
I did this with my HR24 and Vizio TV I have in the bedroom and it sounds better to me.

My Samsung in the den is using a Yamaha Surround sound system and it is awesome.
I do have that TV hooked up with Component cables so I can use the TV speakers during the day while my son is asleep.
I have it with the Dolby
Digital on and do not have a problem with it.

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HR24-100 Component cables to 46" Samsung LCD & Optical Cable to Yamaha AVR, H21-200 HDMI to Yamaha AVR & HDMI to 52" Mitsubishi LCD





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