[mythtv-users] mac mini sound

Steve MacLaren scram69 at gmail.com
Mon Aug 13 19:55:49 UTC 2007


On 8/13/07, Nick F <nikos.f at gmail.com> wrote:
>
> On 8/13/07, Steve MacLaren <scram69 at gmail.com> wrote:
> >
> >  On 8/12/07, Nick F < nikos.f at gmail.com> wrote:
> > >
> > > I use the optical out jack, and have connected it to a (relatively
> > > cheap) 5.1 receiver that has optical in.  It passes all sound in
> > > digital format to the optical out for TV, and when playing back Dolby
> > > Digital (e,g in Mythvideo)- passes the DD output.  Works brilliantly,
> > > and was a big improvement in sound quality from the line-out into my
> > > plasma (plus this way I have surround sound).
> > >
> > > Works easily in both Linux (Fedora Core 6) and OS X modes.
> >
> >
> > Are you using the AC3 passthrough option when in OS X?  I have the same
> > setup for optical output, but all I get is a clicking noise when I select
> > AC3 passthrough.
> >
>
> Yes - I ticked the AC3 passthrough box under OSX - and it 'just works'.
> I'll check my other sound settings when I get home
>
> Also, would you mind checking which version of the OSX frontend you are
using?  I have heard rumors this is fixed in 0.21, but have not been able to
find a compiled binary...
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