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Audio is out of sync with video

The playback of my tv programs that are being recorded does not match the audio.It seems to be a one second delay. The connections to my Pioneer receiver are correct(I think). Should I be using an optical cable instead of regular RCA cables? I checked to see if I had a delay setting on my receiver but I don`t. I have recently transferred all of my home movies to DVD and the playback is fine. Is this a common problem with entry level recorders? Anything you can suggest would be great. Thanks

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Re: Audio is out of sync with video

What are the connections supported on your pioneer player? i suggest try to isolate problem, change the type of cables, like RCA or HDMI cables.

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