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Home Theater HUGE volume difference when changing sources

by frankenwolf / December 3, 2009 1:12 PM PST

I finally broke down and ditched by component system set up and went with an all-in-one Samsung blu-ray home theater system. (Must say, these sound way better than they did years ago!) My programming source for TV is Comcast HD cable. There is a very annoying change in volume when some of our local stations go from network 5.1 programming to local programming and commercial breaks. This only happens for some local stations, not all, and a few cable networks. I have tried every imaginable audio setting on the system and on the cable box to no avail.

Is this just peculiar to the way Samsung processes audio? Are there other brands that handle this better?

(I saw that SRS now has something called Truvolume which is available on a few HDTVs, including Samsung!)

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