[mythtv-users] All HDTVs accept sound input to RCA while using HDMI?
chris at chrispoole.com
Sat Jul 4 19:41:47 UTC 2009
Thanks for the feedback guys.
I'm deciding between a Toshiba 32RV635, LG LH3000 series, and Samsung
I wonder if anyone has one of these or similar models?
They all look good, but no-where can I find whether or not this is an issue.
I'll also most likely be buying from an online store, so returning is more
of an issue.
On Sat, Jul 4, 2009 at 8:18 PM, Richard Woelk <richardwoelk at yahoo.ca> wrote:
> Raymond Wagner wrote:
>> Chris Poole wrote:
>>> Hi guys,
>>> Before I splash out on some new HDTV, I want to check something.
>>> Do all HDTVs (LCD) that accept video from HDMI (from Macmini's DVI port)
>>> also accept sound at the same time (via RCA jacks)?
>>> Or is there a known problem with some models in that they don't know to
>>> get sound from RCA when they're expecting it from HDMI?
>> Yes and no. All TVs should accept analog audio when using HDMI, however
>> some do not allow you to forcefully use analog audio. On some cards, if the
>> display reports that it will accept audio, the card will report that it is
>> sending audio. Check the following page for how to work around this
> I know my Samsung DLP has this problem, and I have read a few problems on
> this list with Samsung LCDs. My nVidia 9500GT always sends audio, even if I
> don't have the jumper hooked up. It doesn't bother me because I use a coax
> SPDIF to my 5.1 receiver anyway.
> My parents' Toshiba CRT has a menu option for HDMI or DVI audio, and it
> doesn't auto-detect. I haven't checked the new Toshiba LCDs if they still
> use that method.
> - Richard
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