[mythtv-users] FYI - New HW video accellAPI from NVIDIA
adeffs.mythtv at gmail.com
Wed Nov 19 04:49:35 UTC 2008
On Tue, Nov 18, 2008 at 10:57 PM, <lindsay.mathieson at gmail.com> wrote:
> Ah, but with HDMI Video and Sound I get one cable into my Plasma and I can
> then pipe the sound out from the plasma to my Surround Amp via S/PDIF
> Why would I want to do that? Because then all the other inputs into my TV -
> Blueray, Games console etc can easily share the amp.
> Lindsay Mathieson
> --- Original message ---
> Subject: Re: [mythtv-users] FYI - New HW video accellAPI from NVIDIA
> From: Michael T. Dean <mtdean at thirdcontact.com>
> To: Discussion about mythtv <mythtv-users at mythtv.org>
> Date: 19/11/2008 3:39 AM
> On 11/17/2008 02:25 AM, lindsay.mathieson wrote
>> From: John Andrunas
>>> Now if audio over HDMI only worked on the Nvidia drivers I would be
>>> in heaven, I look forward to this making HD playback much less an
>>> exercise in tuning, and spending! :)
>> Dream setup :) 5.1 Sound over HDMI output with H.264 acceleration via
>> onboard hardware.
>> Well I can dream ...
> Better, 8-channel (7.1) uncompressed PCM output via DisplayPort. (Sure,
> it could be done with modern HDMI, but with DisplayPort, you avoid many
> of the nasty HDMI patent issues--not that they have an effect on the
> user (other than cost), but still...)
or plug all those HDMI connections into a receiver and get
uncompressed high quality audio...
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