[mythtv-users] Can myth DVD output 7.1 audio?
jaw1959 at gmail.com
Tue Jan 15 22:28:45 UTC 2008
"5.1 channel through analog?"
you can output as many channels through analog as you want, so long as you
have enough ports. 5.1 channels via analog would require 6 RCA cables.
On Jan 15, 2008 5:20 PM, Seth Daniel <mythtv.org at sethdaniel.org> wrote:
> On Thu, Jan 10, 2008 at 06:09:39PM -0500, Michael T. Dean wrote:
> > On 01/10/2008 05:36 PM, Seth Daniel wrote:
> > > On Thu, Jan 10, 2008 at 05:31:39PM -0500, Michael T. Dean wrote:
> > >
> > >> On 01/10/2008 05:07 PM, Michelle Dupuis wrote:
> > >>
> > >>> Back when my home theatre PC was running windows, I bought DVD
> > >>> software that would output 7.1 channels to my amp (8 discrete
> > >>> Although I'm very happy with Myth, I'm wondering if I've given up a
> > >>> feature....
> > >>>
> > >>> Does Myth's DVD player decode 8 discrete channels? I've confirmed
> > >>> speaker-test that my 8 channels are working, but movies like
> > >>> (which are in DTS 6.1) don't seem to provide anything beyond 2
> channels in
> > >>> myth.
> > >>>
> > >> http://svn.mythtv.org/trac/ticket/1104
> > > Reading this ticket was interesting, but I don't get it. How would
> > > a setup be...setup? I can do 7.1 now if I simply pass-thru to my
> > > card (at least I think I can) and my receiver can deal with it. So
> > > does the work this ticket describes do? Can someone explain it,
> > Allows 5.1-channel audio output through analog (or 5.1-channel
> > re-encoding for timestretch). Without the patch, you have 2 choices,
> > 2-channel analog and/or AC-3/DTS passthrough.
> 5.1 channel through analog? I must really be out of it. When I think
> of analog I think of 'stereo' (i.e. red/white RCA jacks). Assuming I'm
> thinking of the right thing I wasn't even aware that you could do
> anything other than 2 channel audio with them. I've simply been using
> the coax/optical pass-thru for so long I never even thought twice about
> So would this would be similar to the PCM output options seen on a lot
> of DVD players?
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