[mythtv-users] HDMI and analog audio and Vizio

John Finlay finlay at moeraki.com
Mon Nov 9 20:41:07 UTC 2009


Allen Edwards wrote:
>
>
> On Mon, Nov 9, 2009 at 7:39 AM, John Finlay <finlay at moeraki.com 
> <mailto:finlay at moeraki.com>> wrote:
>
>     I have a Vizio DFP TV that I conect to my mythtv system using HDMI
>     (adapter) from a Nvidia 8600GT using DVI. I think that card has
>     the capability to convey digital audio but I'm not using that.
>     Instead I am using analog audio out to the TV. But it seems that
>     the TV is not using the analog input and (I speculate) expecting
>     digital audio via the HDMI. There is no setting in the TV to force
>     using the analog audio input. I have tried the procedure outlined
>     in http://www.mythtv.org/wiki/Configuring_Analog_Sound_DVI_to_HDMI
>     to try force the card to not send a null digital audio signal but
>     the Vizio still won't use the analog input. Is there anything else
>     I should be looking at to get the analog input to work?
>
>     john
>
>
> The obvious response is to get the jumper and jump the digital audio 
> from the MB to the Video card.  I would guess this would be easier 
> than working around it and you would get better sound, although 
> probably not better to the point you could tell ;)
>
Unfortunately the MB doesn't support SPDIF I/O so no jumper.

John


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