[mythtv-users] Where to get a S/PDIF adapter?
Rich.West at wesmo.com
Wed Jan 31 15:30:41 UTC 2007
Steven Adeff wrote:
> On 1/29/07, Rich West <Rich.West at wesmo.com> wrote:
>> George W Rocklein Jr wrote:
>>> Mark Abreu wrote:
>>>> I have a Biostar M7VIG 400 motherboard that seems to work with MythTV. This MB has a S/PDIF 3-pin header but didn't come with anything to bring it outside. I've spent some time with Google and am surprised that I haven't been able to find the part I need. A question sent via the Biostar site has so far gone unanswered. I suspect my cheapest solution would be a coax version but I'd also like to find a optical option if possible.
>>> I have a different Biostar motherboard that also didn't come with the
>>> S/PDIF adapter. I called the technical support guys at Biostar,
>>> expecting to buy one, and the guy that answered the phone said he'd just
>>> grab one from their inventory and send it to me on the house. Hopefully
>>> the guy that answers your phone call will be just as generous (if not,
>>> they only cost around $15.00, or something.).
>>> You can get in touch with them at one of the phone numbers listed at
>> I don't have a Biostar motherboard, but I do have 3-pin S/PDIF connector
>> on my motherboard. Another person on the list referred me to this URL:
>> It is a three pin S/PDIF connector where the individual pins can be
>> re-arranged to match your motherboard configuration.
>> I just ordered one.. figured I would give it a shot. :)
> Wow, optical too! Please provide a "review" of it once you get it working.
Will do! My goal is to use the optical audio out to my receiver and
remove my standalone DVD player from the entire setup. :)
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