Again great thanks for the replies, guys.
Originally Posted by wajo
can your TV get the audio back in sync. until they get their act together? One of my Vizio LCDs has a menu option for audio sync.
Originally Posted by Ken.F
FiOS was a few seconds behind WYSP also. I think the broadcast delay is caused by the cable box. Anything that I watch on a cable box is a few seconds behind the TV in the other room on an antenna. I don't think WYSP can do anything about it.
You could feed the AVR with a OTA CECB to correct the synch problem.APEX CECB on Craig's ListZenith CECB on Craig's List
I tried both of these models. The Apex has better on screen display but the Insignia (Zenith clone) tunes in weak stations better. If you are close to the Roxborough antenna farm either one should work fine with plain old rabbit ears. Keep in mind that WPVI is broadcasting on VHF. Spread the antenna elements straight out (flat) and adjust the total length to 72" tip to tip.
Thanks for the reminder. I do have two Zenith boxes salted away here. And they do have very sensitive tuners that work great with rabbit ears, even in my basement 9 feet below ground level!
Yes, it is the cable box that introduces the delay, as compared to a direct cable feed without the box. YSP is able to introduce delay into their audio feed on the fly to correct for this. This is why games often start out with noticeable delay which disappears as the game progresses.
The problem here is which box(es) YSP wants to synch to. If they're no longer interested in synching to the SD boxes like the Moto DC700, folks like me are out of luck.
As was pointed out here, this game was on WPVI TV6, which I forgot. Things may be better with the usual regular season Fox 29 and other UHF stations' broadcasts.
At any rate, I'm anxious to see what YSP has to say in response to my e mail. Spike himself actually replied to a similar query of mine a couple of years ago for the same synching issue. He was anxious to know which Comcast branch provided my service and what box I was using. The next game - no more problems.
Originally Posted by TBoneit
My guess is that cable is encoding the signal and the delay is caused by the encoding process.
With satellite it is worse. You get the encoder delay then the transit time from the up-link center to the satellite over the equator and the time for the signal to arrive back down to earth at your satellite dish.
Wow. Satellite must make watching/listening to a simulcast virtually impossible.
For me, it's not so horrible if the audio trails the video by a little bit, which has happened in the past when YSP has overcompensated in that direction. But when the audio leads the video, even a little bit like now, I can't watch it.
Originally Posted by DigaDo
Another possible reason for audio sync issues is an intermediate connection through an AV receiver or amplifier.
Agree, but my Pio rx has never caused this problem.