[mythtv-users] Question/Recommendation: Amplifier w/SPDIF w/RS232?
nick.rout at gmail.com
Mon Jul 20 20:05:25 UTC 2009
On Tue, Jul 21, 2009 at 6:51 AM, <mythtv at derdev.com> wrote:
> I'm planning my first installation of a standlone front-end (away from my
> Hybrid). TV and stereo receiver are gonna get replaced, so this is much a
> request for recommended hardware as it is how to control it...
> I'm comfortable with using an RS232 from the Frontend to the LCD HDTV to
> tell it to power on, etc.
> I'm having some trouble with SPDIF and it not controlling volume on an
> amplifier. ( http://www.mythtv.org/wiki/SPDIF )
> If SPDIF (and VPDAU) support is the right way to build a new solution, I'm
> a little lost on how the receiver gets controlled via the frontend.
It doesn't. the whole point of digital audio is to NOT have your
computer resample it. Thats what your amp's volume button is for.
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