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Fix Sony Blu-Ray/DVD Audio Sync Problems

by Michael on December 10, 2013 · 1 comment

We have a Sony Blu-Ray/DVD player connected to a Panasonic flat panel TV via HDMI with the audio going back from the TV to our Denon A/V receiver via TOSLINK. It’s a nice setup, but the audio is out of sync (slightly ahead) when watching movies.

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I just ran into an annoying but easily solved problem with our DirecTV system. I went to turn on the TV this morning and got an error message advising me that our TV doesn’t support the program’s content protection. On every channel.

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As a quick followup to my earlier post describing the inability to share favorite channels across TVs with the DirecTV Genie whole house DVR… I just wanted to point out that a similar limitation applies to the parental settings.

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We just switched from Dish Network to DirecTV for our TV service. I’ve thus spent the past few days familiarizing myself with the system and getting things customized to our tastes. As part of this, I’ve been setting up a custom list of favorite channels.

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We’re in the process of switching from Dish Network to DirecTV. Unfortunately, the DirecTV app for iOS doesn’t work on jailbroken devices. I’m not really sure why they bother blocking jailbreakers, but they do. Pretty annoying, huh?

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We recently got an Apple TV. Love it! But I did run into a minor annoyance tonight. As it turns out, that fancy little silver remote control talks to just about any Apple product that happens to be listening — including your trusty computer.

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I’ve written in the past about problems with the screen on our Sony TV going black while watching a DVD over the HDMI connection. While I thought I had solved the black screen problem with a better HDMI cable, it still happened occasionally.

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Last spring we bought a new Sony Bravia LCD TV. While we’ve generally been happy with it, there have been a few hiccups. For example, the now solved problem with the screen blacking out when watching DVDs over HDMI. And now this…

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