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Help with evening out the sound

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February 15, 2010 6:01:09 PM

I have a 5.1 sound system and I need a little help. For example, when watching a war movie, I have to turn the volume up when there is conversation taking place because I can balrey hear them speaking. However, when a war scene or action scene start the volume of the movie goes way high and hurts the ears almost. is there a setting that I can adjust that can help me with this problem. I am to busy turning up and down the volume accordingly when something is going on in the movie to actual enjoy the flick. any suggestions?

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February 16, 2010 1:18:24 PM

use our soundcard, and enable loudness equalization

and about the hearing, i think the dialogue gets drowned out cos of the processing of the audio. i think u may have to enable 5.1 properly, and enable dolby digital.
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February 16, 2010 7:41:21 PM

Possibilities
1) You have a really reflective room
2) Your speakers have poor dispersion (possible remedy put tweeters at ear level and sit directly facing speakers).
3) Your speakers suffer from lobing (bad design--remedy same as above).
4) Ambient volume is too high
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