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[Q] Strange sound during video playback?

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5th January 2012, 07:35 PM   |  #1  
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Is anyone else experiencing a strange warbling sound while playing back any video? I've tried playing a video recorded by the Prime as well as videos I've downloaded. I get it through the speakers and with headphones.

Edit: Tested with the stock player, the MyNet Player, and MX Video Player.
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5th January 2012, 07:38 PM   |  #2  
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Nope, no such thing here.
5th January 2012, 08:01 PM   |  #3  
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Yeah, nothing here.

The sound output isn't very loud, but the quality I get from that one measly speaker ain't bad at all.
5th January 2012, 08:22 PM   |  #4  
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Yeah, nothing here.

The sound output isn't very loud, but the quality I get from that one measly speaker ain't bad at all.

There are two speakers, just not much separation between them. Check out: http://www.anandtech.com/Gallery/Album/1619#25
6th January 2012, 07:08 AM   |  #5  
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So this is isolated then? Guess I'll have to do some more testing.
6th January 2012, 07:11 AM   |  #6  
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I got it. Only tested two videos, both .avi. One had this weird..... Watery? Sound, and one didn't

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Originally Posted by ajk511

I got it. Only tested two videos, both .avi. One had this weird..... Watery? Sound, and one didn't

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I have experienced that sound is sometimes decoded wrongly when HW acceleration is enabled. Try and play the videos in SW and see if the problem persists.
6th January 2012, 12:12 PM   |  #8  
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watery noise
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Originally Posted by ph0ton

I have experienced that sound is sometimes decoded wrongly when HW acceleration is enabled. Try and play the videos in SW and see if the problem persists.


I can confirm this. The other day I played a new top gear episode to find it making a water noise and laggy playback. Took me a while and frustration, but it is easily fixed by changing the decoding method. You can do this in mx video player in the top right. I leave mine in s/w now...
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Originally Posted by bman2309

I can confirm this. The other day I played a new top gear episode to find it making a water noise and laggy playback. Took me a while and frustration, but it is easily fixed by changing the decoding method. You can do this in mx video player in the top right. I leave mine in s/w now...

Just note that SW mode will not, at least from my experience, decode 1080p satisfactory.
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Originally Posted by bman2309

I can confirm this. The other day I played a new top gear episode to find it making a water noise and laggy playback. Took me a while and frustration, but it is easily fixed by changing the decoding method. You can do this in mx video player in the top right. I leave mine in s/w now...

HA HA, I was also playinga to gear episode when it happened.

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