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Error Code: 

Audio Drop Out


"Audio Dropout" is the irregular interruption or lack of audio signal in an audio mix, channel or track.


Audio Dropout impacts both the Content and the Technical Quality of the Asset. The member experience is negatively impacted by missing audio. Not typically Creative Intent given the context of the scene, Anything derived from this mezzanine will produce poor or unusable derivatives.

Severity Structure: 




The audio across one or more channel silences, interrupting Dialogue, Music or Effects

How to Prevent:

Review audio to picture to monitor for discrepancies. Check waveforms for complete dropouts in audio, this is a good indicator that a fix needs to be made.


Likely a print master re-recording error, check the print-master and fix, or repackage and re-deliver.


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