Paramount Replacing Transformers Bumblebee DVD's With Faulty Audio Sync Issue

Transformers News: Paramount Replacing Transformers Bumblebee DVD's With Faulty Audio Sync Issue

Friday, June 7th, 2019 1:02PM CDT

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According to a new article from Comicbook.com some customers who received their Transformers Bumblebee 4K Ultra HD DVD's have been reporting audio sync issues where the sound is not matching the picture. Paramount has received enough complaints to issue a formal statement which follows:

"In response to Bumblebee UHD’s picture and audio sync issues being observed on some playback platforms, we have determined we can tighten their alignment to remedy the audio sync lag issue. Audio sync lag was observed primarily with the English ATMOS track, but we are addressing all the audio tracks on the disc regardless. The majority of consumers may never notice the sync issue, but unfortunately, the audio sync lag is exacerbated by viewing the film via the “ARC” (Audio Return Channel) port on TVs that output to a sound-bar or receiver. Compliance amongst TV manufacturer ARC implementation is not standardized, thus different set-ups will exhibit different and varying playback behavior, even if played back on the same set-up multiple times. A replacement disc is already ready that will align the picture and audio sync better, but do note, it still may not remedy all the ARC playback set-ups in the market – we suggest consulting your manufacturer’s documentation on how to align picture and audio sync if still experiencing lag."

The article further states that faulty DVD's are encouraged to include their shipping information and mail their defective UHD discs to the below address to receive the replacement disc free of charge.

Paramount Pictures
5555 Melrose Ave
Los Angeles, CA
90038
Attn: Customer Service RE: Bumblebee
Credit(s): Comicbook.com
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Re: Paramount Replacing Transformers Bumblebee DVD's With Faulty Audio Sync Issue (2023814)
Posted by SpeedyEric on June 7th, 2019 @ 10:25pm CDT
Good thing I bought the movie on Blu-ray. I have no reason yet to buy a UHD player or a collection of UHDs to support it.
Re: Paramount Replacing Transformers Bumblebee DVD's With Faulty Audio Sync Issue (2023819)
Posted by YRQRM0 on June 7th, 2019 @ 11:32pm CDT
Dang, good to know. I might just get it for the day I get a UHD player :)

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