Configuring the User Settings
Advanced Audio/Video Settings Screen
The Advanced Audio/Video Settings menu customizes several advanced audio and video
features of the DCX3520e-M, most notably the Dolby Volume feature and the Video
The Dolby Volume feature provides volume normalization across channels, programs,
and commercials. Normalization is a process that adjusts the different volume levels
across channels, programs, and commercials to the same approximate output volume.
As a result, sudden volume changes are reduced and the overall volume output of the
DCX3520e-M is more consistent.
The Video Sharpness feature softens or sharpens Standard Definition (SD) programs
when viewed on either the HDMI or Component Video (YPbPr) outputs. When SD
programs are viewed on a large screen television, picture quality can suffer because
noise and other imperfections in the picture can be magnified on the large display. The
Video Sharpness feature is used to soften the picture and reduce the appearance of
Figure 18: Advanced Audio/Video Settings Menu Screen
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