[mythtv-users] LP PCI Audio recommendations?

Shawn Flynn sflynn1 at rogers.com
Thu Mar 12 21:01:29 UTC 2009


On Thu, Mar 12, 2009 at 4:04 PM, Mitch Gore wrote:
> On Thu, Mar 12, 2009 at 2:37 PM, Shawn Flynn <sflynn1 at rogers.com> wrote:
>> Can anyone recommend a Low-Profile PCI audio card with optical digital
output that
>> is linux (Centos5) and mythtv (0.21-> fixes) friendly? Extra points if it
can be
>> purchased for <$50.
>
> Card? who needs a card...just use the SPDIF header on your MB.
> 
> http://www.frontx.com/store/order_pb.html
> 
> Im sure other venders have em too but this is a good price.

That was my first thought as well, but alas I have been unable to find an
spdif header on this Dell Optiplex motherboard. Even if I did find one, I'm
looking for _optical_ digital out. All the header cables I've seen for a
reasonable price are coax only.



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