[mythtv-users] HDMI out
justin.johnson3 at gmail.com
Sat Apr 26 03:34:27 UTC 2008
James Sumners wrote:
> I have this card --
> It is supposed to support what you want, and is the reason I bought
> it. However, I can't get it to work, and it sounds like no one else
> can either.
> Another disappointment is that I can't enable OpenGL overlays because
> the card gets too hot and X slows to a crawl.
> On Fri, Apr 25, 2008 at 7:54 PM, Justin Johnson
> <justin.johnson3 at gmail.com> wrote:
>> I'm looking for a way to output video and audio over HDMI. I've seen
>> some video cards that have internal S/PDIF headers to connect your sound
>> card to. However they all seem to be out of stock. I also saw a
>> converter box for $270, a little more than I'd like to pay. Most of the
>> cards I've seen have fans and are ATI. I'd really prefer nVidia and
>> definitely want passive cooling, there's just no reason to add noise to
>> my HTPC. Any suggestions on cards to look for?
>> --Justin Johnson
I did see that card, though I wasn't sure how big the heatsink was and
if it would fit in my microATX case. If you say it doesn't work though,
it may just be easier to run a separate SPDIF optical cable, though I
was hoping I could get it down to one.
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