POTA DTS sound drop out

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  1. AaronG

    AaronG Stunt Coordinator

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    Hi guys! Has anyone else been getting audio drop outs while using the dts track on Planet of the Apes (2001)?

    It has happened in a few spots. The sound drops out for a split second. When I rewind it, it cut out in the same spot a couple of times and then plays normally. Is this a bad disk?

    Thanks,

    Aaron
     
  2. MichaelG

    MichaelG Second Unit

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    I also noticed a few audio dropouts from the DTS track of Planet of the apes last night. I watched it at my friends and he has a Sony DVP-S360 DVD player. I can remember it happening about three times. Anyone else?
     
  3. Scott Simonian

    Scott Simonian Screenwriter

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    No, I did not notice a single dropout. Where in the film are these dropouts happening? Ill take a peek if I know the spots.
     
  4. John E F

    John E F Stunt Coordinator

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    I experienced the DTS dropouts for about the first fifteen minutes with my Toshiba 4700. I tried it on a Toshiba 3750 and the Sony NS700, with DTS dropouts on all three. I switched over to Dolby Digital with no more problems. The dvd was a rental (thankfully), but I rented it new on Tuesday. No big deal, it just set off a panic alarm that almost had me packing the Toshiba 4700 back up in the box and on its way back to the store.
     
  5. MatthewH

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    I noticed the dropouts also. I had just purchased a Toshiba

    3750 less than a week ago and had only played 2 or 3 disks before watching POTA. I have only watched about half of the movie but I noticed 6 or 7 dropouts within this period of time. I had no problems on the other disks that I watched. I have my 3750 hooked up to an Integra 7.1, can't advise if the dropouts exsist on the Dolby Digital soundtrack. Just my two cents.
     
  6. Paul E. Fox II

    Paul E. Fox II Second Unit

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    I haven't heard any drop-outs yet on my Toshiba SD3109, but when I selected the DTS track from the language selections menu...the disc locked up tight. I had to hit "Stop" then "Play" to get it going again (it was the DTS track when it resumed play though).
     
  7. Steve Schaffer

    Steve Schaffer Producer

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    No dts dropouts on my JVC XV-F80BK/Sony 333es Receiver.
     
  8. Jeremy Anderson

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    Not a single dropout on Panny RV-31/Onkyo 595.
     
  9. Robert G

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    No dropouts using my HK DVD50.
     
  10. John C

    John C Stunt Coordinator

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    Not to worry, folks. Those of you with sound dropouts don't have defective DTS tracks on your discs. However, there's not much you can do to fix the problem without buying a new DVD player. I have the same problem with my Planet of the Apes disc. There are problems with some DVD players "hiccuping" and dropping the DTS audio for a split second when seamlessly branched, or in the case of POTA, enhanced extras can be activated. I have a Toshiba SD-1200 and T2 has the same audio problem in the exact same spots if watching the movie from beginning to end where seamlessly branched material is inserted. I'm guessing that the extra data size of the DTS track being read on the fly along with data for seamless branching points and enhanced material cause some players to be unable to process all the data for a split second, thus dropping the audio. Of course, switching to the Dolby 5.1 track generates no dropouts, so that is the track to use if annoyed by these occasional hiccups.
     
  11. Steven Simon

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    This is completely a hardware related issue. This problem will stem from your reciever or dvd players....

    You can try using another digital input on your reciever. This might do the trick.
     
  12. Brian OK

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    No dropout on Panny RV80.
     
  13. Neil Joseph

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    No problems with Toshiba 3108
     
  14. Paul Anthony

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    I haven't had the chance to play my copy of POTA, but I have experienced DTS drop outs on "Apollo 13" and "Dragonheart" on my Pioneer DVL-919.
     
  15. Kwang Suh

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    No problem on my 3750. Worked great, and less filling.
     
  16. MattGuyOR

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    T2 and POTA dropouts on my cheap Toshiba 1700. Any on the Panny RP-91? I'm buying one of those soon.
     
  17. WilliamG

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    ... or are there any on the Panasonic RP-56? I'm waiting on "Planet .." as a rebate from buying the player. (And, no, I didn't buy it BECAUSE of the rebate!)
     
  18. Leon Liew

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    No drop-outs with my Pioneer 525 cum Onkyo 676. Their

    interaction is flawless.
     
  19. Ron-P

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    No dropouts with my JVC-XVS60.
    Peace Out~[​IMG]
     
  20. Kelley_B

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    no drop out on my Pioneer DV-525 and Pioneer VSX-710S
     

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