Understanding the Volume Difference
Television that is broadcast in high definition, uses Dolby 5.1 audio, to deliver high-quality sound. This feature utilizes six different audio channels in order to create the clear audio, which can be heard on these channels. Ensuring that the sound from each of these audio channels is in balance, results in a lower volume.
Here are some solutions for avoiding the blast of volume, which is common when changing the channel from SD to HD:
- Here are some solutions for avoiding the blast of volume, which is common when changing the channel from SD to HD:
- Another option is dynamic range compression (DRC). This option compresses the dynamic range of the audio signal to reduce the volume when the sound gets loud. Enabling this option depends upon the TV model, but it is common for DRC settings to be found on the TV menu. Viewers can contact the television manufacturer to learn more about DRC.
Point to Remember
DRC is not just useful for reducing the volume when switching from SD to HD channels. This technology can keep the volume of those loud commercials down to enhance the overall viewing experience.