Twin Peaks Usenet Archive


Subject: Re: Audio strangeness on 12-JAN-91
From: jmorriso@ee.ubc.ca (John Paul Morrison)
Date: 1991-01-18, 15:29
Newsgroups: alt.tv.twin-peaks
Reply-to: jmorriso@ee.ubc.ca

In article <18979@shlump.nac.dec.com>, boyajian@ruby.dec.com (Cisco's
Buddy) writes:
> > In article <62082@bbn.BBN.COM>, sminkin@bbn.com (Scott Minkin)
writes...
> > 
> > } Did anyone but me notice that the audio for the voice dropped out
at
> > } several different points during this TP?
> > 
> > People in this newsgroup from other parts of the country have made
the
> > same observation about previous episodes, but this is the first time
that
> > it's occurred on WCVB.
> > 
> > It apparently has something to with the surround sound encoding (or
more
> > properly, decoding) on the local affiliate's end.

Dolby Surround Sound needs no decoding by the TV station. The decoding
is done by your
ears! Surround  Sound plays with the mix of Left + Right and Left -
Right. All the audio
should  have been handled by the TV production company, maybe THEY
screwed up.


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