RSS iconTwitter iconFacebook icon

The Trek BBS title image

The Trek BBS statistics

Threads: 137,799
Posts: 5,325,862
Members: 24,550
Currently online: 554
Newest member: USS Vesta

TrekToday headlines

Seven of Nine Bobble Head
By: T'Bonz on Jul 9

Pegg The Prankster
By: T'Bonz on Jul 9

More Trek Stars Join Unbelievable!!!!!
By: T'Bonz on Jul 8

Star Trek #35 Preview
By: T'Bonz on Jul 8

New ThinkGeek Trek Apparel
By: T'Bonz on Jul 7

Star Trek Movie Prop Auction
By: T'Bonz on Jul 7

Drexler: NX Engineering Room Construction
By: T'Bonz on Jul 7

New Trek Home Fashions
By: T'Bonz on Jul 4

Star Trek Pop-Ups Book Preview
By: T'Bonz on Jul 3

Cho: More On Selfie
By: T'Bonz on Jul 3


Welcome! The Trek BBS is the number one place to chat about Star Trek with like-minded fans. Please login to see our full range of forums as well as the ability to send and receive private messages, track your favourite topics and of course join in the discussions.

If you are a new visitor, join us for free. If you are an existing member please login below. Note: for members who joined under our old messageboard system, please login with your display name not your login name.


Go Back   The Trek BBS > Star Trek TV Series > The Next Generation

The Next Generation All Good Things come to an end...but not here.

Reply
 
Thread Tools
Old June 21 2009, 10:16 AM   #1
Crewman47
Commodore
 
Location: Ayrshire, Scotland
Broadcast episode not sounding good

I don't actually watch alot of Star Trek on TV these days but yesterday I decided to tune in to 4 back to back episodes showing on UK's Virgin 1 and noticed that audio tracks started to sound a little warped, like when a cassette tape would get tight or twisted. I do know about the case when it comes to converting NTSC to PAL but is this still the case even in todays broadcasts where there still using the old tapes instead of going digital, which I realise can't be done everything?
Crewman47 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old June 22 2009, 12:54 AM   #2
CaptainStoner
Knuckle-dragging TNZ Denizen
 
CaptainStoner's Avatar
 
Location: Hill dweller
Re: Broadcast episode not sounding good

That's odd. I don't see how a digital copy would make distortion like that, which leads me to think that they are broadcasting off a VHS deck - which is lame -

In other cases of audio weirdness, the station would be broadcasting the surround sound track which sounds wonky on 2.0 speakers. But I don't think it would make tape-distortion effects -
CaptainStoner is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Bookmarks

Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump



All times are GMT +1. The time now is 12:11 PM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.6
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
FireFox 2+ or Internet Explorer 7+ highly recommended.