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StevenCee
Roku Guru

Why are commercials &/or break music TWICE AS LOUD as the shows?

Not only am I pretty sure it's illegal, but why is it apparently impossible for Roku's system to use normalization on its audio, so that the sound doesn't just JUMP UP in volume, or be far quieter than other channels? It's really not advanced technology, my 25 year old iPods have normalization, it's not rocket science. Yet I have to sit with my finger on the mute button soon as there's a break in various shows, ridiculous... Is there really no way to fix this?

Now it's not letting me post, saying I need to first search to see if the topic already exists. Well, I DID DO THAT, and here's what the result was:

"Similar topics already posted

No matching topics found"

So thanks, is that a Yes & No? Which means what, and is not very helpful...
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Benedlr
Roku Guru

Re: Why are commercials &/or break music TWICE AS LOUD as the shows?

Hit star and under sound settings, hit 'level'. Does what it says.

StevenCee
Roku Guru

Re: Why are commercials &/or break music TWICE AS LOUD as the shows?

@BenedlrThat sounds great, except when I click star and go to the Sound settings, there's nowhere that "Level" can be found. So it says nothing....

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Benedlr
Roku Guru

Re: Why are commercials &/or break music TWICE AS LOUD as the shows?

Go to Sound Settings. Leveling is found under Volume mode.

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StevenCee
Roku Guru

Re: Why are commercials &/or break music TWICE AS LOUD as the shows?

@Benedlr I know how to find the Sound settings, and there is nothing that says Leveling. There's only Speech, Music, Theater, Big Bass, High Treble, & Normal, no Leveling.

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Benedlr
Roku Guru

Re: Why are commercials &/or break music TWICE AS LOUD as the shows?

Check "Volume Mode" in Sound settings. That's where mine is.

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StevenCee
Roku Guru

Re: Why are commercials &/or break music TWICE AS LOUD as the shows?

@BenedlrThere's also no "volume mode" under Sound Settings on my TV.  Only Sound Mode, with various settings, (that I'd listed above), but nothing to Normalize the sound levels... sadly.

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Benedlr
Roku Guru

Re: Why are commercials &/or break music TWICE AS LOUD as the shows?

On mine it's star, then sound settings. The second listing under sound mode is volume mode. Click on that to find leveling.

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StevenCee
Roku Guru

Re: Why are commercials &/or break music TWICE AS LOUD as the shows?

@Benedlr  How many times must I say there is no leveling setting under Sound  Settings? It's not there, doesn't exist, obviously some televisions don't have that feature. I don't know why, but that's the case.

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