[mythtv-users] Digital Audio with myth
philledwards at gmail.com
Fri Nov 25 15:28:26 EST 2005
> Are there any gotchas that I need to be aware of
> when I try to put together a frontend to employ
> digital audio (5.1, 7.1). I know most tv content is
> only 5.1, but having never tried to use anything more
> than stereo from a computer I'm not sure what I don't
> My receiver has coax and optical inputs. I'm looking at
> a new Asus MB and most contain Realtek ALC850 8 channel
> audio systems. If needed, I could also consider a
> audio card that may have better driver support. What
> cards/chips are other having good success with?
> Any tips would be greatly appreciated.
I installed a S/PDIF output onto my motherboard which works a treat.
The only catch was that I can't use the Myth volume controls now -
pressing vol +/- on the remote has no effect. I have to use the
receiver's remote to change volume now. But that's a very minor catch.
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