Member of the Trade: Darin Fong Audio
- Jun 20, 2012
- San Diego, CA
Thank you Darin for responding to my inquiry. First off the reason why the latency is much higher in movie mode is because MPC-HC has about 41-60ms latency from all the crazy MADVR imagine enhancement settings I use. With that being said I will try to lower the latency still to see if I get proper audio sync. Usually what I do is I play a movie at half or quarter speed to see when the lips begin to move to match the latency spot on. As of right now it looks good though.
Also Darin you guys must have done something with the engine that reduced the amount of clipping that would take place in movies, there is much less now.
BTW what in the heck is Roon if you don't mind me asking?
I see about the additional latency of MPC-HC.
For latency testing, I use the files downloaded from here: http://editorsean.com/articles/audio-video-sync-alignment-latency-test/
For clipping, yes, we tried to reach a compromise between overall gain and clipping in the processing engine. But since everyone's systems are so different, especially on Windows, we get some people complaining that the levels are too high and they get clipping. Then we get others who complain that the levels are too low and they need to turn up their amps too high.
Roon is a media player app that is often used in conjunction with Tidal: http://roonlabs.com