[mythtv-users] Problems with alsa & spdif & myth
ben-list at constant-technologies.com
Wed Apr 7 12:27:22 EDT 2004
At 11:51 AM 4/7/2004 , you wrote:
>I'm completely baffled. Where is the noise/hum coming from? This is a
>completely digital signal. The amplifier does not touch the signal until
>it is decoded. Any 'static', or 'noise' introduced by using a wire
>instead of fiber optics would *never* be heard by the amplifier because it
>is not an audio input. The 1's and 0's either get there, or don't. Sharp
>bass? Not possible.
I believe the hum would be caused by a ground loop, not interference of the
digital signal (which should show no degradation of this type in any
case). Optical cable electrically isolates the devices, so there is no
I can not speak to the "Sharp Bass" observation.
-Ben : )
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