[mythtv-users] asoundrc and 5.1

Justin The Cynical cynical at penguinness.org
Sat Dec 30 02:27:40 UTC 2006


Lachlan McIntosh wrote:

*snip*

> Oh also it helps to make sure that if you don't have the correct cable
> that you use at least a STEREO 3.5mm to RCA lead for the spdif from your
> sound card as I once spent a hour trying to figure out why my sound was
> intermittent.

That sounds like a bad adaptor to me.  I've got a mono to RCA adaptor on 
mine and it's working just fine.

The connection isn't as solid as I'd like, but when one is hanging a 
shielded RCA cable off of such a small piece that plugs into an even 
smaller jack, I guess one can't have everything.  :-)


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