[mythtv-users] .23 Sound Issues............Please God shoot me now!!
nick.rout at gmail.com
Thu Jun 3 08:41:40 UTC 2010
On Thu, Jun 3, 2010 at 8:22 PM, Jean-Yves Avenard <jyavenard at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 3 June 2010 14:14, Nick Rout <nick.rout at gmail.com> wrote:
>> I had always believed (I think based on what i had read on this list)
>> that software control of digital streams was a Bad Thing because it
>> involved resampling the nice digital data that some well meaning
>> studio had crafted for your maximum viewing/listening pleasure.
> Which is just what pulse would be doing too..
> I mentioned the software mixer as an alternative to having to use pulse...
>> The perceived wisdom seemed to be to leave it untouched and pass it
>> through to your amp, and deal with the volume there.
>> Am I wrong? Was I right once but something has changed?
> no, you are right.. Changing the volume on the pre-amp side of things
> is much better.
> But not everyone want to do that as seen above.
>> oh, and is the 'software' mixer a myth thing or an alsa thing?
>> Is there anything special I need to do to enable it?
> You go in the settings where you set the volume and mixer, and choose
> "software" as the mixer device, that's all you have to do.
Thank you, useful as ever!
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